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Christian Sánchez

Nice post, if you want your ssh keys to be more secure you can change the length of the default RSA algorithm used with:

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096

Or even better use the Ed25519 algorithm:

ssh-keygen -t ed25519
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Rasmus Wennerström • Edited

Here's a dumb question — "How much more secure will I be if I use ED25519 over RSA?"

And are there any caveats to this?

EDIT: I posted this "dumb question", not because I like RSA, but because I'm curious

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Rafael Almeida

Have a look at this.

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Rasmus Wennerström

Great write-up, thanks for sharing this.