Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 478811
Impossible to disable the graphical ask-for-passphrase thing
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:33:56 EST
Description of problem:
It is not possible to disable the GUI dialog that pops up when I run ssh in terminal and need to enter a passphrase (and that prevents from entering the passphrase on the terminal -- where, unlike in the dialog, there is visible causal link between me running a command and this command asking for a passphrase).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Unset SSH_ASKPASS and DISPLAY (ssh(1)).
2. For a good measure uninstall openssh-askpass.
3. Install gconf-editor and find the well-hidden key /apps/gnome-keyring/daemon-components/ssh and disable it.
4. Notice that it says that it only takes effect when the daemon is started and restart Gnome.
5. Try to locate gnome-keyring-daemon manual page or other documentation regarding configuring it, find none.
6. Run ssh somewhere-where-I-authentize-using-key-and-passphrase
A GUI dialog pops up.
I am asked for passphrase in the terminal where I ran the ssh command.
I can, of course, unset SSH_AUTH_SOCK or just killall gnome-keyring-daemon or something along these lines. But this is not user-level configuration.
*** Bug 488165 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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