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Are GPG and SSH keys interchangable?

I want to generate an RSA key in GPG and use it in SSH login. Is this even possible? If so, how?
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How to tell git which private key to use?

ssh has the -i option to tell which private key file to use when authenticating: -i identity_fileSelects a file from which the identity (private key) for RSA or DSA authentication is read.  ...
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Windows certificate manager restore private key somehow

This is may sounds very strange but let me explain a situation: I was using my PKI Private Key installed at Windows Certificate Storage I get token, so I decided to load them to token and delete them ...
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Howto force ssh to use a specific private key?

With ssh -i <private key filename> you can instruct ssh to use an extra private key to try authentication. The documentation is not clear on how to explicitly use only that key.