Queries on ssh_askpass

Lakshman Prasad lakshman.prasad at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 15:37:41 EST 2008


I had developed a program which spawns a shell where i am trying to use ssh
commands to log into a linux server.

There is a pop up dialog window which is prompting me for key-ing the

Actually i want to get rid of this pop up dialog box, as i don't want this
to be visible in my program/code execution.

Could you please let me know is there any way to resolve and stop this
password dialog box - nagging problem.

I have tried uninstalling the ssh-askpass-gnome package from my linux box
and i am getting the following error.

15:46:04.221 Shell command: ssh abc at kaveri
15:46:04.224 ::com.evolving.adg.util::Shell (::NEComms::shell4)|spawned "
abc at kaveri" (3243)
15:46:04.224 Exiting ::NEComms::executeShell
15:46:04.225 exiting SS8VM::connect
15:46:04.292 err channel|RCVD| *"ssh_askpass:
exec(/usr/libexec/openssh/gnome-ssh-askpass): No such file or directory*
15:46:04.292 err channel|RCVD| "Write failed: Broken pipe

By any chance, anybody has encountered a similar issue ? are there any
answers/solutions for this problem ?
Thanks and Regards,

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