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 rescue.

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!

Peace

Abhishek Luv


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Hello! My name is Abhishek Luv and I am an online trainer for C# & ASP.NET MVC from Mumbai, India. I provide my online training services in India and overseas. I have successfully done a lot of online training for clients from USA (Chicago, Pennsylvania, Texas, Oklahoma, Seattle, Florida, Michigan), Dubai, UK(Wales, London, Birmingham), Ireland(Dublin), Panama City, Colombia(Bogota), Denmark(Hjørring), Afghanistan, Switzerland(Zurich), Sri Lanka(Colombo), New Zealand, India(Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Faridabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Madurai, Gujarat).

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