Can't SSH into server as newly created user (Permission denied (publickey)

I followed this guide and I still get the error: Permission denied (publickey)

How can I create a new user inside my Ubuntu droplet with sudo access that I can access via ssh?


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Hello @thomasparfitt

Did you upload the ssh-key to the droplet?

You can check our article on How to Upload an SSH Public Key to an Existing Droplet

You can check this article on How to Add/Delete users