If you receive this message when attempting to clone a repository.
email@example.com: Permission denied (publickey)
This article assumes you’re using a Unix-based system like Linux, macOS, or Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Try the following:
eval "$(ssh-agent -s)" # This command should output: "Agent pid [process pid]" # Add your ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub file to your GitHub keys if it's not already there ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_rsa # The command should output "Identity Added"