I know that is possible to convert .ppk under puttygen in Windows, but how to do that on Linux? Is this possible ?
Do it with Putty.
Place your keys in some directory, e.g. your home folder. Now convert the PPK keys to SSH keypairs:cache search
To generate the private key:
and to generate the public key:
Move these keys to
If you have already tried to perform a 'git clone' operation you might need to do this also
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