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I have set up SSH keys on my Ubuntu machine (10.04) and now I am moving to Debian.

On the Debian machine, do I generate new SSH keys corresponding to my username or is it possible to (and is OK) if I copy the ~/.ssh folder from Ubuntu and place it in the new Debian installation?

Long story short, how do I move around my SSH keys.

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Just copy them. There is no need to generate a new pair.

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