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How do I add a second SSH key to droplet?

New to Digital Ocean. I created a new droplet. Added an SSH key which we can’t use (laptop broke). I want to add a second SSH key for desktop machine. How can I do this via the control panel interface?

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when you add a second ssh key to your droplet in nano ~/.ssh/authorized_keys are you able to use a .ppk key in openssh authorized key file?

I am just curious about this issue. Or would you need to create a seperate file for a .ppk ssh key in your server?

Adding your key to the DigitalOcean control panel after the Droplet is created will not give you access to the Droplet.