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Permission denied (publickey) error when using scp

I had created 3 linux instances on the Amazon EC2 cloud without a passphrase for the private key. I had stored the private key in a file id_rsa in one of my instances(the master) to allow it to ssh ...
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What is the default symmetric algorithm for encrypting the secret key in GnuPG 1.4.11?

When generating a GPG key, you are asked for a pass-phrase that will correspond to the private key (or keys to be exact). My question is what is the default crypto algorithm for encrypting your key ...
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Pass doesn't ask for passphrase

I am using pass (http://www.zx2c4.com/projects/password-store/) on ubuntu 12.04. Process: apt-get install pass gpg --gen-key pass init <generated gpg id> pass insert test pass test After the ...
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Convert WEP key to passphrase

How I can convert a 10-digit (in HEX) WEP key to it's passphrase? I've recovered the WEP key by a software tool (eg: 3666386162) Now I want to connect to this wifi network so I need it's passphrase ...
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How to change the passphrase of a duplicity backup?

How to change the passphrase of a duplicity backup? I tried to just provide a new one when doing a backup but was faced with an error. GPGError: GPG Failed How should I proceed to change the ...
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Openssl generating private key

I'm trying to generate a private key with passphrase from the command line. For the same pass:: shmicha and the same algo -aes128 i'm getting differents results. It' is normal ? Please help openssl ...
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How to make ssh remember unlocked ssh-keys not in default directory

I structured my private/public-keys in a subfolder of ".ssh" called "keys". Mapping is done by a .ssh/config file. Now I have to retype the passphrase for every key every time I use it. Before this ...
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public key always asking for password and keyphrase

I am trying to SSH from a NAS to a webserver using a public key. NAS user is 'root' and webserver user is 'backup' I have all permissions set correctly and when I debug the SSH connection I get: ...
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Forgotten LUKS passphrase

i am stuck with a big problem. I have encrypted my linux drive with LUKS and now I can't remember it. During boot, it prompts me for the passphrase, but I went into troubleshooting mode and deleted ...
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Can GnomeKeyring store passwords unencrypted?

I have a Fedora 15 laptop with the root and home partitions encrypted using LUKS. When it boots I have to enter a pass phrase to unlock the master key, so I have it configured to automatically log me ...
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Failure to decrypt a gpg file using a passphrase within unix

I'm trying to decrypt a file using the following command within a unix shell prompt: gpg --passphrase-file /path/to/passphrase/file --output /path/to/output/dir/full_db_restore --decrypt ...
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Do I need to have a passphrase for my SSH RSA key?

Before I started at my current job (at a small business), my office had no firewall on the network and literally nothing was ever being backed up. Now that I've signed on as a dedicated sysadmin / ...
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Does the length of a WPA2-PSK passphrase affect wireless performance?

Will the performance of my home wireless network be affected by an overly long WPA2-PSK passphrase? Is the passphrase used only during authentication or is it used to encrypt all frames?