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rated 0 times [  1] [ 0]  / answers: 1 / hits: 797  / 1 Year ago, thu, october 20, 2022, 9:55:57

I'm using kubuntu and I generated a key using this command:

mkdir ~/.ssh
chmod 700 ~/.ssh
ssh-keygen -t rsa

and I prompted the passphrase and the location here:

Generating public/private rsa key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/home/b/.ssh/id_rsa):
Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
Enter same passphrase again:
Your identification has been saved in /home/b/.ssh/id_rsa.
Your public key has been saved in /home/b/.ssh/id_rsa.pub.

I send to the host the public key file and when I try to clone the git repository it ask me a password (of himself, that I don't have).
From the other side they say that everything is ok.

I have three files in the /.ssh: known_hosts, mykey.txt (private key) and mykey.txt.pub (public key).

What do I have to do for cloning the repository without that it ask me the password?


I don't know about the server side. I guess they have ssh and they used that command because they did it before.

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According to your ssh-keygen output there, the key was saved to id_rsa and id_rsa.pub, which is where they normally go. If you renamed them to mykey.txt and mykey.txt.pub then you need to rename them back.

[#33239] Saturday, October 22, 2022, 1 Year  [reply] [flag answer]
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