ssh-askpass-gnome - interactive X program to prompt users for a passphrase for ssh-add

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ssh-askpass-gnome
Package version 7.2p2
Package release 4
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 101 B
Download size 14.03 KB
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This has been split out of the main openssh-client package so that
openssh-client does not need to depend on GTK+.
You probably want the ssh-askpass package instead, but this is
provided to add to your choice and/or confusion.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ssh-askpass-gnome_7.2p2-4ubuntu2.6_i386.deb 7.2p2 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
ssh-askpass-gnome_7.2p2-4ubuntu2.6_amd64.deb 7.2p2 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Universe
ssh-askpass-gnome_7.2p2-4_amd64.deb 7.2p2 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
ssh-askpass-gnome - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.6-6~
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.12.0
libgtk2.0-0 >= 2.8.0
libx11-6 -
openssh-client -
ssh >= 1:1.2pre7-4
ssh-krb5 -


Name Value
ssh-askpass -


Name Value
ssh << 1:3.5p1-3


Type URL
Binary Package ssh-askpass-gnome_7.2p2-4_i386.deb
Source Package openssh

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ssh-askpass-gnome deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ssh-askpass-gnome




2016-04-15 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:7.2p2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Drop dependency on libnss-files-udeb (closes: #819686).
* Policy version 3.9.7: no changes required.
2016-04-13 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:7.2p2-3) unstable; urgency=high
* Change all references to (closes: #819213).
* CVE-2015-8325: Ignore PAM environment vars when UseLogin=yes.
2016-03-21 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:7.2p2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix kexgss_server to cope with DH_GRP_MIN/DH_GRP_MAX being stricter on
the server end than the client (thanks, Damien Miller; closes: #817870,
LP: #1558576).
2016-03-10 - Colin Watson <>
openssh (1:7.2p2-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release (
- CVE-2016-3115: sshd(8): Sanitise X11 authentication credentials to
avoid xauth command injection when X11Forwarding is enabled

See Also

Package Description
ssh-askpass_1.2.4.1-9_i386.deb under X, asks user for a passphrase for ssh-add
ssh-contact-client_0.7-1_i386.deb establish SSH connections to your IM contacts using Telepathy (client)
ssh-contact-service_0.7-1_i386.deb establish SSH connections to your IM contacts using Telepathy (server)
ssh-contact_0.7-1_all.deb establish SSH connections to your IM contacts using Telepathy (metapackage)
ssh-cron_1.01.00-1_i386.deb cron daemon allowing ssh keys with passphrases to be used
ssh-krb5_7.2p2-4_all.deb secure shell client and server (transitional package)
sshcommand_0~20160110.1~2795f65-1_all.deb turn SSH into a thin client specifically for your command
sshfp_1.2.2-4_all.deb DNS SSHFP records generator
sshfs_2.5-1ubuntu1_i386.deb filesystem client based on SSH File Transfer Protocol
sshguard_1.6.0-1_i386.deb Protects from brute force attacks against ssh
sshpass_1.05-1_i386.deb Non-interactive ssh password authentication
sshuttle_0.76-1_all.deb Transparent proxy server for VPN over SSH
ssl-cert-check_3.27-2_all.deb proactively handling X.509 certificate expiration
ssldump_0.9b3-4.1ubuntu1_i386.deb An SSLv3/TLS network protocol analyzer
sslh_1.17-2_i386.deb Applicative protocol multiplexer