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Notes on Mac OS (X)

Collection of notes on Apple's OS.


In the past few years (only updated to 10.15 recently) a number of OS updates have changes some of the behaviour of ssh. Since Mac OS Sierra, ``ssh-agent`` does not automatically store the password in the MacOS keychain anymore.

This Reddit shows ho to fix it by adding the following lines to your ``.ssh/config`` file:

Host *
   UseKeychain yes
   AddKeysToAgent yes
   IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
   IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_25519

Useful software

Applications which I deem essential when working on Mac OS X: