Allowing xfce4-session to use external ssh-agent

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at
Sun Nov 19 18:35:13 CET 2017

On Sun, 2017-11-19 at 02:51 +0200, Ivan Kabaivanov wrote:
> xfconf-query -c xfce4-session -p /startup/ssh-agent/external -n -t string -s
> true
> xfconf-query -c xfce4-session -p /startup/ssh-agent/external_socket -n -t
> string -s PATH_TO_SSH_SOCKET

What if you just set:

xfconf-query -c xfce4-session -p /startup/ssh-agent/enabled

Afaict it works just fine here (ssh-agent is gpg-agent here, so not managed by

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