Josh BucheaNotes


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  • Get image URL from GitHub profile
  • Example:

Generate New GitHub SSH Key

  • Generate SSH key (substitute email with GitHub email): ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -C ""

  • Accept Default Location (Press Enter)

  • Enter Passphrase (and write down somewhere safe!)

  • Add new SSH key to ssh-agent: ssh-add -K ~/.ssh/id_rsa

  • Enter Passphrase

  • Copy SSH key to clipboard: pbcopy < ~/.ssh/ (Just copy EXACT file contents if this command fails)

  • Add SSH key to GitHub account: On GitHub website Account Settings > SSH keys > New SSH key

  • Generating a new SSH key and adding it to the ssh-agent

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