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VNC setup, Ubuntu, Permission denied (publickey)

Following tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-20-04 All steps are executed without error. When running: sudo ssh user@serverip, I run into Permission denied (publickey) I can open a DO console with that user, having defined the SSH key as required.


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Hi @c1eeafbe1209-4042-a259-21aae7,

Probably your server require the private key id_rsa and cannot find it. This file is located in /home/{your_user}/.ssh/id_rsa.

Additionally, for security purposes, check that you have the correct permissions in this file.

Let me know how it goes.

Cheers,

Sergio Turpín