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SSH public/private keys work in Windows but not in Linux

SSH public/private keys work in Windows but not in Linux

I have a server that supports SSH Key-Auth login. I've made my key-pairs, uploaded them... etc. In short, it works--in Windows. I made the key-pair using Putty's key maker (PuttyGen IIRC) on my Windows XP box, however on my Linux box I can't "unlock" the key.

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Use puttygen on the Windows machine to convert the private key to openssh format. Details are here, e.g.