To generate an SSH keypair:

  1. Open your Terminal (on Linux/Mac) or Git Bash (Windows)
  2. Paste the following command:

This creates a new SSH keypair.

  1. When you’re prompted to “Enter a file in which to save the key,” press Enter. This accepts the default file location.
Enter a file in which to save the key (/home/you/.ssh/algorithm): [Press enter]
  1. At the prompt, you may enter a secure passphrase. You can leave this blank.
Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase): [Type a passphrase]

Enter same passphrase again: [Type passphrase again]