Remember SSH Passphrase in Cygwin

on Thursday, January 10, 2013
I found it annoying that Cygwin asks for the passphrase of your private ssh key every time you are starting a ssh connection. In the regular bash shell under Ubuntu it would remember the passphrase so it only needs to be entered once. Here is a nice recipe that helps Cygwin remembering the passphrase (thanks to this blogpost). In your ~/.bash_profile add the following at the end:


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