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In terminal in awesome wm when i git push awesome wm freezes. so i move over to tty2 and log in. top shows awesome at %100 cpu. ps aux | grep [g]it output

git-remote-https origin https://github.com/user/user.git.io
/usr/lib/ssh/x11-ssh-askpass Username for "https://github.com"

if i git push in linux termnina (no x)

Error: can't open display
error: unable to read askpass response from '/usr/lib/ssh/x11-ssh-askpass'
username for "https://github.com": 

i input username then it give me the errors again and prompts for password then it pushes everything fine.

is there a way to not use the graphical dialog x11-askpath?

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/SSH_Keys#x11-ssh-askpass "The x11-ssh-askpass package provides a graphical dialog for entering your passhrase when running an X session."

damn, i dont want to use this!

  • Sounds like git is trying to use a GUI for some reason, or maybe ssh itself is trying to use a GUI to ask for a password. What's the output of which git, git --version, and which ssh? – jayhendren Mar 10 '14 at 19:31
  • git version is 1.9.0, /usr/bin/git, /usr/bin/ssh – skinney6 Mar 10 '14 at 19:36
  • Please paste the entire output of git --version... – jayhendren Mar 10 '14 at 19:39
  • Also, what happens when you try to ssh somewhere? Do you get the same behavior? git may be invoking ssh in an odd way. – jayhendren Mar 10 '14 at 19:40
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    @user1855481 how about SSH_ASKPASS=/bin/false ? – janos Mar 10 '14 at 19:57

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