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How to securely control another Mac over the internet
Authored by: sharkbite86 on Dec 19, '05 04:11:48PM

Ok so I have finally figured everything out (yay! 'bout time!). what confused me was moving the public key. A REALLY easy way to move the public key for the people out there who are squeamish about Terminal is to use the application "TinkerTool" (

All that you need to do is start up tinkertool and click on the show hidden and system files. Then just copy the "" from the "mini" to the "powerbook's" .ssh folder and rename it to "authorized_keys" (you will need to create the ~.ssh/ directory using the same ssh-keygen thing). thats it!

when you create a key in the first place (using ssh-keygen), make sure you do not put a pass when it asks. There is no reason really why not, but with a pass you will be prompted to type in the pass every time you try to connected with ssh. Not fun.

anyway hope this helps with any confusion :)

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