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SSHMan is a simple ssh agent helper, along the lines of keychain. Some of sshman's features:

  • Persistant management of ssh agents.
  • Will only prompt for adding ssh keys to the agent one place at any one time.
  • Will not slow down logging into X, the ssh password prompt will be started in the background.
  • Will not try to start an agent if the user is logging in via ssh.


Download version 0.1.1 (beta)
released on 29 April 2009



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GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins29 April 2009

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 April 2009.


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