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[solved] ssh login with public key broken [answered]

asked 2014-03-21 00:02:54 +0200

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updated 2014-03-21 08:34:05 +0200

Hi all,

Since uptade, I cannot login to my jolla via ssh using my public / private rsa keys. My key is correctly registered in ~/.ssh/authorized_keys, with correct 0600 permissions. But the ssh server refuses it. It worked before the update.

The key is correctly set up on the client, since I can connect on a remote server without password. This is not a network problem, since I can login just fine if I enter the password. But I want to connect without password, with publickey…

I tried to edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config, but I did not manage to make it work.

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I use pub key authentication too but this isn't broken for me at all. Any errors in journalctl?

gabriel ( 2014-03-21 00:10:43 +0200 )edit

SSH via key works for me after update.

Blizzz ( 2014-03-21 01:34:04 +0200 )edit

I have the latest Version ( and it doesn't work for me. I appended my to .ssh/authorized_keys, but I still need to type my password. I need the public key method for automatic mounting of the jolla file system via sshfs.

triessner ( 2016-11-15 14:44:53 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-03-21 08:33:29 +0200

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updated 2014-03-21 08:34:26 +0200

Ok I found out the problem.

Thank you for journalctl command; I was looking for ssh logs in /var/logs/syslog, but there is no such file.

The problem was /home/nemo, which had write permissions for group.

chmod g-w /home/nemo solved the problem.

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