Question

How to add ssh pub key into authorized keys??

Posted September 14, 2016 1.8k views
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I need to paste my ssh pub key into authorized key.
I really can’t copy / paste it like we normally do on cmd. Also few people tried sendstring method but thats also not working for me as I can’t open developer tool on cmd window.

Please suggest me some solution.

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Hi,

It sounds like you’re using the web remote console to access your Droplet. The remote console is intended for emergency access and recovery in case you are not able to log in to your Droplet via SSH. Therefore, it has limited functionality and does not support copy/paste.

We recommend using an SSH client to log in to your Droplet and manage it. Here are some tutorials that should help you do that:

For the record, you can paste in PuTTy by right-clicking anywhere on the terminal.

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