Avoid being prompted for password
Being prompted for password on every Git operation can get tiresome in the long run.
$ ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_rsa
Enter your pasphrase and you should be good to go. If you want to automate even more, check out
Add the following smippet to your
if [ -z "$SSH_AUTH_SOCK" ] ; then eval `ssh-agent -s` ssh-add fi
These are general
ssh tricks, so they can be used in other cases where
ssh is put to use.