Abhishek Luv

Freelance Trainer for ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework..

Generating SSH Key for GitHub Using Git Extensions

This step-by-step tutorial assumes that you have already installed Git Extensions on your computer.

Using GitHub via HTTPS with Git Extensions can become pretty boring. SSH to the resuce.

Step 1: Click on Tools -> Generate or Import Key

Step 2 : Click on Generate

Note : Move the mouse over the blank area to generate randomness when generating the SSH key

Step 3 : Click on Save Private Key

Note : Click Yes for the passphrase message

Step 4 : Save the SSH Private key with .ppk extension

Step 5 : Copy the SSH Key to the clipboard

Step 6 : Setup the SSH key with GitHub Settings

Take Care!


Abhishek Luv