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GitHub: Permission denied (publickey)

I decided that the famous GitHub error Permission denied (publickey) is worth a blog entry, even if a short one.

We all heard the useless tipp: 'Go and add your ssh-keys in the GitHub FrontEnd.'

Let me suggest a different solution entirely. It might very well be that you mistyped your project name when adding it to your local git.

Remove and Add Origins

Let's remove the old name:
git remote rm origin


Add it again, and don't mistype this time:

git remote add origin git@github.com:Username/Projectname
Voilà I hope that helps.

GitHub: Permission denied (publickey)
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