Queries on ssh_askpass

Jim Knoble jmknoble at pobox.com
Wed Sep 3 04:54:13 EST 2008

Circa 2008-09-02 01:37 dixit Lakshman Prasad:

: 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
: password.
: 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.

Read the ssh(1) man page ("man ssh") and search for "SSH_ASKPASS", so
you understand how SSH_ASKPASS works.

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