Question

How can I copy the text from the console?

  • Posted on September 22, 2014
  • navthinkAsked by navthink

Hi ^^ I was trying to copy the results of the following command: cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

But I can’t copy the results from the console.

How can I copy the text from the console?

Thank you navthink,


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Is there an answer to this? Would really appreciate it.

If you can ssh to your server, you can use sftp to download the file.

Otherwise you may try to mail the file with mail command

sudo apt-get install mailutils
mail -s "My pub key" someone@domain.com < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

Create a requests bin:

https://requestbin.com

And type in the console

data="data to send"

curl -d "$data" -X POST <https://requestbinlink>

And you should see the data in your request bin.