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Last active Oct 14, 2019

What would you like to do?
Setup a new user on Ubuntu 18+ VPS
# Assuming you are logged in as root and the ssh key you want to use already installed for root (i.e. new Digital Ocean VPS)
adduser deploy
usermod -aG sudo deploy
mkdir /home/deploy/.ssh
cp /root/.ssh/authorized_keys /home/deploy/.ssh/
chmod 700 /home/deploy/.ssh
chown deploy:deploy -R /home/deploy/.ssh
# Now switch to user and create a deployment ssh key (if desired)
su - deploy
cd /home/deploy/.ssh/
ssh-keygen -f id_rsa -t rsa -N ''

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Xeoncross commented Oct 14, 2019

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