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How to sign your Git commits with a GPG key

3 min · Jesstern Rays

Using SSH and GPG keys

With most remote Git servers such as GitHub and GitLab, you will see both SSH and GPG keys and you might be wondering what they are used for. SSH keys SSH keys are used for authenticating with the remote Git server without you requiring to key in your username and password. We want to associate an SSH key with your computer’s identity so generate an SSH key for each device. In the event that you lose your computer, you can revoke the SSH key and commits coming from that device will no longer be allowed....

2 min · Jesstern Rays