git passwd

David Mohr squisher at
Tue Oct 27 21:43:45 CET 2009

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Kees Scherpenhuijzen <noik00 at> wrote:
> 2009/10/27 Brian J. Tarricone <brian at>:
>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 11:37, Kees Scherpenhuijzen <noik00 at> wrote:
>>> It also said my password isn't set yet, my acount didn't had a pass.
>>> And i could set it with the command: ssh USERNAME at passwd.
>>> Doing that results in a permission denied. It looks just like he is
>>> asking for a password. And not to enter a new password.
>>> Here's a example from console:
>>> [noik at localhost ~]$ ssh noik at passwd
>>> noik at's password:
>>> Permission denied, please try again.
>>> noik at's password:
>> You need to use ssh pubkey to log in for the first time.  Something's
>> not set up right, otherwise you should be prompted for your key
>> passphrase, not your password.
>>     -brian
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> Well at first i had ~/.ssh/ i renamed it to since
> i thought git will automatically provided the key  inside a file
> named: id_dsa.*
> since then i only get the question about a password.
> before renaming the file i got first the passphrase, which i entered
> then(correctly), and then it also asked for my password, and
> eventually will give a permission denied.

ssh -v will tell you what files it is trying etc.


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