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Re: Cygwin & openssh(d) & login without password
- From: Vince Rice <vr8ce at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2004 09:13:21 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Cygwin & openssh(d) & login without password
>> 3. One may try 'help ssh' and be told to "try 'man -k ssh' which
>> produces "ssh: nothing appropriate", another showstopper. One _might_
>> ultimately try 'man ssh' instead and get (sort of) lucky.
> This is *your* setup, this has nothing to do with openssh:
> $ man -k ssh
> ssh (1) - OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program)
> ssh [slogin] (1) - OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program)
> ssh-add (1) - adds RSA or DSA identities to the authentication agent
Well, one could say it has to do with *your* setup.
>cygcheck -c openssh
Cygwin Package Information
Package Version Status
openssh 3.9p1-1 OK
>man -k ssh
ssh: nothing appropriate
> I think if it is too much for Joe User to:
> 1. read just four pages of docu
> 2. after searching the docu one hour
> 3. just to get sshd up and running the first time
You are hardly a new user, Gerritt. Not a new user to ssh, a new user
*period*. Lots of things are "obvious" to an experienced user that aren't to a
new user (something I'm thankfully reminded of every time I sit with my wife at
a computer for more than five minutes). And the steps lex ein laid are
extremely accurate. For a new user.
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