I have tried everything for my passphrase to be saved for my SSH keys so that when I restart, I don't have to run any "ssh-add" command.

I have tried:

  • Saving my key in ~/.ssh
  • Saving my key in ~/.ssh/id_rsa (it is an RSA key)
  • Making a profile for it in ~/.ssh/config
  • Running "sudo ssh-key -k ~/.ssh/keyname" and "sudo ssh-key -K ~/.ssh/keyname" and those commands using the ~/.ssh/id_rsa directory whenever the key was in that place
  • Probably a few other things, but all I can remember at the moment

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I renamed the key to "id_rsa", instead of the actual name of the key, which I thought I had already tried, but after I did that, it worked.

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