13.2 Create an SSH RSA key and add to your GitHub account

In the Git/SVN tab, hit Create RSA Key (Figure 13.1A). In the window that appears, hit the Create button (Figure 13.1B). Close this window.

Click, View public key (Figure 13.1C), and copy the displayed public key (Figure 13.1D).

If you haven’t already, create a GitHub account. On the GitHub website, open the account settings tab and click the SSH keys tab (Figure 13.2A). Click Add SSH key and paste in the public key you have copied from RStudio Figure 13.2B).

Create an SSH key

FIGURE 13.1: Create an SSH key

Create a GitHub account and add your SSH key.

FIGURE 13.2: Create a GitHub account and add your SSH key.