|SSH-ASKPASS-FULLSCREEN(1)||General Commands Manual||SSH-ASKPASS-FULLSCREEN(1)|
NAME¶ssh-askpass-fullscreen - A simple replacement for ssh-askpass written with gtk2
DESCRIPTION¶This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
gnome-ssh-askpass is a GNOME-based passphrase dialog for use with OpenSSH. It is intended to be called by the ssh-add(1) program and not invoked directly. It allows ssh-add(1) to obtain a passphrase from a user, even if not connected to a terminal (assuming that an X display is available). This happens auto-matically in the case where ssh-add is invoked from one's ~/.xsession or as one of the GNOME startup programs, for example.
In order to be called automatically by ssh-add, ssh-askpass-fullscreen should be installed as /usr/bin/ssh-askpass
ssh-askpass-fullscreen is a program that...
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES¶The following environment variables are recognized:
- Causes gnome-ssh-askpass to grab the X server before asking for a passphrase.
- Causes gnome-ssh-askpass to grab the mouse pointer will be grabbed too.
These may have some benefit to security if you don't trust your X server. Keyboard is always grabbed.
SEE ALSO¶ssh-add(1), ssh-askpass(1).
AUTHOR¶This manual page was written by Marco Presi (Zufus) <email@example.com>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others) and it is based on that for x11-ssh-askpass by Philip Hands and the one for gnome-ssh-askpass by Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
|May 8 , 2004|