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November 3rd, 2016

Fedora & ssh-agent

Posted by Treg in Linux

Last years, I’m mainly using a Fedora & Gnome setup for workstation purposes. Recently, I stumbled upon the fact that gnome-keyring-daemon doesn’t support all the ssh-agent features I would like. For example it lacks support for ECDSA and ED25519 keys. Also it seems impossible to remove keys.

After some digging on the internet, I found a lot of bugreports and articles about these issues. Replacing the SSH features of gnome-keyring-daemon with those of ssh-agent seem to be a perfect solution.
In this blogpost, you can find out how:

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