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Copy SSH key to clipboard

  • Posted September 20, 2012

Hello,

I created an SSH key so that I can add it to Github. I am trying to copy the contents of /.ssh/id_rsa.pub to the clipboard but I am getting errors in both PuTTY and the browser console. I tried installing xclip but that did not work. Any suggestions? I’m currently running an Ubuntu server 12.04 droplet. This should hopefully be my last SSH question!

James

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By this command, in your terminal, you can copy your ssh key to your clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

By this command, in your terminal, you can copy your ssh key to your clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

By this command, in your terminal, you can copy your ssh key to your clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

By this command, in your terminal, you can copy your ssh key to your clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

By this command, in your terminal, you can copy your ssh key to your clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

By this command, in your terminal, you can copy your ssh key to your clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

By this command, in your terminal, you can copy your ssh key to your clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

By this command, in your terminal, you can copy your ssh key to your clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

pbcopy < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub


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cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | pbcopy

cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | pbcopy

If you’re running Windows, using Git Bash you can do this:

$ clip < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

If you’re running Windows, using Git Bash you can do this:

$ clip < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

If you’re running Windows, using Git Bash you can do this:

$ clip < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

If you’re running Windows, using Git Bash you can do this:

$ clip < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

If you don’t have pbcopy, xclip or vim just type: <br>cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub <br> <br>and copy terminal output

If you don’t have pbcopy, xclip or vim just type: <br>cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub <br> <br>and copy terminal output

If you don’t have pbcopy, xclip or vim just type: <br>cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub <br> <br>and copy terminal output

If you don’t have pbcopy, xclip or vim just type: <br>cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub <br> <br>and copy terminal output