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How can I set up password-less SSH login?

I am having a debian based linode server. All the time if need to login to remote server i do

   ssh user@ip

and then I enter my password to login on remote server. How an I do the same thing using public and private key. Cause I don't want to give password to other ppls.

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marked as duplicate by James Mar 14 '12 at 2:30

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This did not work for you:… ? – Rinzwind Mar 9 '12 at 11:09

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use ssh-keygen command to generate private and public key. Add your public key ( in server's authorized_keys file ( located inside .ssh or create if doesn't exist ).

to allow others to login on your computer tell them to run ssh-keygen command on their computer, take their *.pub file and append inside ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file.

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It was working for me but. Its not working for me. – Mohit Jain Jan 27 '13 at 15:38

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