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Private SSH key with password no longer stays unlocked for session

What you were using before was most probably gnome-keyring/seahorse, which is automatically starting with the system, loading your keys and offering them to the ssh. Regardless agent/keyring, it ...
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PublicKey/Pem file Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files

You should submit an "wishlist" issue on Github about this ( at https://github.com/elementary/files/issues). This is not something that is currently implemented within Files.
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Save ssh connection pantheon-files

Try bookmarking the root folder on the server (Use the folder context menu). Close the connection and click on the bookmark. When asked for your password select "Keep for ever". Note: You can ...
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PublicKey/Pem file Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files

You could try like this: Set your config file in ~/.ssh Define your host as follows: Host some.mydomain.com HostName mydomain.com Port 22 User myuser IdentityFile ~/.ssh/my_id_rsa ...
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Why can't I connect to a server when administrator?

After a quick look at the code and trying out a hacked version of Files that enabled the Connect Server dialog for root I am pretty sure that the restriction is imposed by the underlying gvfs system - ...
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How can I recover a password from a sftp bookmark in pantheon-files?

The password is stored in your login keyring. The easiest way to find it is with GNOME Seahorse. Install Seahorse from AppCenter. Open the application from AppCenter or open the Passwords and Keys ...
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Prevent desktop from sleeping or suspending while using SSH

You can use something like systemd-inhibit to block sleep/suspend while you're running the command. This has the express benefit of being a dynamic solution, rather than masking the calls entirely. Eg:...
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PublicKey/Pem file Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files

It actually works if you use the default id file (~/.ssh/id_rsa). You need to enter the server name like user@host and leave user name and password fields blank. Then, there comes a pop-up asking you ...
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What if ssh does not work?

Make sure you got the right connection information. This is not a system error. More information about SSH and how to use it: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Secure_Shell#Client_usage (ArchLinux ...
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Remove ssh greeter message

If the message messes the protocol, it is not MotD nor Banner, but it is written from some of the startup scripts. You should check for ~/.bashrc or other scripts used by your shell. Consult your ...
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SSH private key permissions suddenly changed

The warning is about the permissions of your private ssh key on your local host (~/.ssh/id_rsa) and you might want to try to reset the permissions to their defaults with chmod 700 ~/.ssh/ chmod 600 ~/...
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