seahorse-agent(1) seahorse pass phrase caching agent


seahorse-agent [ OPTION... ]


Seahorse is a GNOME application for managing encryption keys.

This is the agent program for seahorse which keeps a temporary secure storage of your pass phrases. It also works with the SSH agent to prompt you for SSH passphrases.


Help options

-?, --help
Show summary of all options and exit.
Display brief usage message and exit.

Application options

-c, --cshell
Print variables in for a C type shell.
-d, --no-daemonize
Do not daemonize seahorse-agent.
-A, --any-display
Don't try to make sure requests only come from the X display on which seahorse-agent was started.
--v, --variables
Display variables instead of editing gpg.conf.

Additional options

In addition, the usual GTK+ and GNOME command line options apply. See the output of --help for details.


This man page describes seahorse-agent version 0.9.


If you find a bug, please report it at


Jacob Perkins <[email protected]>

Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <[email protected]>

Jean Schurger <[email protected]>

Stef Walter <[email protected]>

Adam Schreiber <[email protected]>

This man page was originally written by Michael Mende <[email protected]> for the Debian system.


Copyright (C) 2001, 2002 Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo
Copyright (C) 2002, 2003 Jacob Perkins
Copyright (C) 2004, 2006 Nate Nielsen, Adam Schreiber


You are free to distribute this software under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
Documentation and help files are covered by GFDL license.