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Old 10-18-2010, 09:19 AM   #55
Froggy666uk
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Originally Posted by badbob001 View Post
Alternatively, I'm trying the shared key authentication method. I downloaded puttygen and created a ssh-2 rsa key. I saved the private key locally and then export a openSSH formatted key to the kindle's usbnet/etc/authorized_keys.
Hi badbob001,

Apparently puttygen doesn't export keys in the required format. The following link tells you how to edit the puttygen generated file to fix - worked fine for me!!

Cheers,
Dave.

http://www.walkernews.net/2009/03/22...sa-public-key/
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