[ubuntu-studio-devel] SSH key generation, WAS: Re: wily in gedit bottom of page appears and disappears
Grant Frank Burton
bbbabynet at gmail.com
Sun Jun 14 09:17:15 UTC 2015
ok I get it I need to write the path too when I write the name.....
Sorry to trouble you for nothing.........
On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 10:31 AM, Grant Frank Burton <bbbabynet at gmail.com>
> I think because of that gtk2 - gtk3.16 stuff in the Terminal Emulator I
> don't know it's just a guess.
> I notice some Terminal Emulator have gtk but the one that installs with
> studio don't.
> so here's what I did
> grant at grant-EJ215AA-ABE-w5230-es:~$ ssh-keygen -t rsa
> Generating public/private rsa key pair.
> Enter file in which to save the key (/home/grant/.ssh/id_rsa): id_rsa
> Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
> Enter same passphrase again:
> Your identification has been saved in id_rsa.
> Your public key has been saved in id_rsa.pub.
> The key fingerprint is:
> grant at grant-EJ215AA-ABE-w5230-es
> The key's randomart image is:
> +---[RSA 2048]----+
> | o++o . |
> | .....o |
> | ... . |
> | .oo. . |
> |.B+.o S |
> |=o=... |
> |o..E |
> |. . |
> | . |
> grant at grant-EJ215AA-ABE-w5230-es:~$
> there is nothing in (/home/grant/.ssh/) just an empty folder. The files
> are in (/home/grant/)
> so I guess I need to move the file into that folder to have a ssh right?
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 10:08 AM, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 14, 2015, at 08:40 AM, Grant Frank Burton wrote:
>> > ok Thanks Guys for the fix and explaining why..... ok then.... could it
>> > be
>> > possible that.....
>> > >***********************************
>> > Create a SSH Key
>> > $ sudo apt-get install openssh-client
>> > To create a SSH key in a terminal:
>> > $ ssh-keygen -t rsa
>> > You can now find your keys in ~/.ssh/
>> > >******************************************
>> > When I do that the file is in my home directory and there is no ~/.ssh/
>> > directory.
>> How is this related to gedit?
>> If you run the command:
>> ssh-keygen -t rsa
>> ..the first option you will see is is:
>> Generating public/private rsa key pair.
>> Enter file in which to save the key (/home/<usernamse>/.ssh/id_rsa):
>> I guess you chaned the path to something else. The simplest way to use
>> the key is to name it exactly that. This will ensure things work
>> automatically - otherwise you mayl have to manually add the path to the
>> key when you use the ssh client application.
>> It's enough just to rename the keys to id_rsa and id_rsa.pub, and put
>> them in ~/.ssh, or rerun the command.
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