The Lord of the Keys

Doug Barton dougb at
Tue Apr 2 00:29:16 CEST 2013

On 03/31/2013 01:41 PM, Ken Kundert wrote:
> I am currently using gpg-agent to hold both my gpg and ssh keys. I use two ssh
> keys, which means that when I log in I have to give up to four passphrases to
> unlock all of my keys. Given that gpg-agent is primarily a labor-saving device,
> I am wondering if it would be possible to configure it to accept just one
> passphrase and unlock all of my keys.
> I believe I can do this using gnome-keyring, but at the moment gnome-keyring
> does not work with gpg on Fedora 18 for me because some incompatibility between
> the two programs. And frankly, I'd like to avoid the use of gnome-keyring if
> I can. So my question, is it possible to configure gpg-agent so that one
> passphrase can unlock all of my keys?

Dunno about gpg-agent, but you could probably accomplish something 
similar with KeePass.


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