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Create public/private key

To Generate your public/private keys

$ ssh-keygen -t rsa
Generating public/private rsa key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/home/rodnee/.ssh/id_rsa):
Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
Enter same passphrase again:
Your identification has been saved in /home/rodnee/.ssh/id_rsa.
Your public key has been saved in /home/rodnee/.ssh/id_rsa.pub.

Go ahead and share your public key with the other party.

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