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Old 21st June 2010
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Default Creative uses for SSH and SSH keys

Hey guys,

What do you use SSH{, keys} for? Creative things (or ones that may not be immediately obvious) are a plus.

Passwordless logins through SSH are convenient; I also like it for version control ([anon]cvs, github, bitbucket, etc…). I also recently discovered gzsig(1), and have been signing some of the .gz’s I’ve been sending out.

Does your window manager provide any SSH integration? I know that cwm(1) does autocompletion through .ssh/known_hosts, but that’s not much help to me personally as my usernames typically differ… figuring how to add .ssh/config support is on my to-do list.

Has anyone had success encrypting/signing emails with OpenSSH keys? There are projects that allow PGP keys for SSH but AFAIK none do the converse.
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I'm afraid the most creative use I have for SSH/SSH keys are using it like a big pipe.
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