ssh-cron - cron daemon allowing ssh keys with passphrases to be used

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ssh-cron
Package version 1.01.00
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 190 B
Download size 67.65 KB
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ssh-cron acts like cron, but utilizes ssh-agent to obtain ssh key
passphrases. Thus it allows scheduled commands to run on remote systems
without requiring the ssh key passphrase to be stored in a clear-text
file, or resorting to ssh keys without passphrases.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ssh-cron_1.01.00-1_amd64.deb 1.01.00 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
ssh-cron - - -


Name Value
libbobcat4 >= 4.01.03
libc6 >= 2.4
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
openssh-client -


Type URL
Binary Package ssh-cron_1.01.00-1_i386.deb
Source Package ssh-cron

Install Howto

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




2015-12-14 - Frank B. Brokken <>
ssh-cron (1.01.00-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release allows interactive removal of a leftover
.ssh-cron.ipc file and uses icmake scripts that are updated to icmake
2015-10-06 - Frank B. Brokken <>
ssh-cron (1.00.01-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Upstream fixed a flaw in the installation script, Upstream's 'build'
script now supports -P to prevent the use of precompiled headers
2015-10-03 - Frank B. Brokken <>
ssh-cron (1.00.00-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release reimplements its installation procedure, and adds
some additional documentation. The debian/rules script was adapted
* This release depends on libbobcat >= 4.01.00
* New Homedir:
* Superfluous get-orig-source target removed from debian/rules
2015-08-12 - tony mancill <>
ssh-cron (0.92.00-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Rebuild against bobcat >= 3.25.02-3 for g++5 ABI transition. 
2015-02-08 - tony mancill <>
ssh-cron (0.92.00-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Apply patch for manpage generation to make the build reproducible.
- Thanks to Chris Lamb.  (Closes: #777432)
2014-09-21 - tony mancill <>
ssh-cron (0.92.00-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Frank B. Brokken ]
* New upstream release fixes error in handling day-of-month / weekday
[ tony mancill ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes).
2014-08-26 - Frank B. Brokken <>
ssh-cron (0.91.03-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Added -lpthread to the linker-flags (Closes: #759248)
2014-08-06 - tony mancill <>
ssh-cron (0.91.02-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Frank B. Brokken ]
* Initial Debian package (Closes: #756172).
[ tony mancill ]
* Drop dependency on hardening-* packages.
* Drop explicit versioned dependency on g++.

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