[ubuntu-uk] ssh keys on ubuntu 14.04

Wayne Roberts wayne at therobertsfamily.eu
Sun Aug 5 11:16:52 UTC 2012


On 05/08/12 12:15, Colin Law wrote:
> On 5 August 2012 12:09, Wayne Roberts <wayne at therobertsfamily.eu> wrote:
>> On 05/08/12 12:07, Colin Law wrote:
>>> On 5 August 2012 12:04, Wayne Roberts <wayne at therobertsfamily.eu> wrote:
>>>> Hi gang,
>>>>
>>>> Anybody know how to "extract" a ssh public key from ubuntu 12.04?
>>> Not sure what you mean by this.  Can you be more explicit?
>>>
>>> Colin
>>>
>> Sure,
>>
>> Lauchpad is asking for my ssh public key.
> I don't know why launchpad wants the key but if you want to generate a
> public key for use with ssh for example then you can use ssh-keygen.
> I use
> ssh-keygen -t rsa
> Just hit enter when asked, then the key appears in .ssh/id_rsa which
> is the private key and id_rsa_pub which is the public.
>
> Colin
>
Sorted thanks for the 'elp




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