Mac OS X: Delete SSH Keys Using Terminal Command Line

I have aws.sg.pub and ibm.sl.pub file for ssh login. How do I delete ssh key file called ~/.ssh/aws.sg.pub using the terminal on Apple Mac OS X?

You can use rm command to delete the file from your local Mac based system. The syntax is:
Tutorial details
Difficulty Easy (rss)
Root privileges No
Requirements Terminal
Time 1m

rm fileName

OR

rm $HOME/.ssh/file.pub

OR

rm ~/.ssh/file.pub

In this example, delete a file called ~/.ssh/aws.sg.pub using the rm command

rm ~/.ssh/aws.sg.pub

See rm(1) command man page for more information.


🐧 Please support my work on Patreon or with a donation.
🐧 Get the latest tutorials on Linux, Open Source & DevOps via:
CategoryList of Unix and Linux commands
File Managementcat
FirewallAlpine Awall CentOS 8 OpenSUSE RHEL 8 Ubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 18.04 Ubuntu 20.04
Network Utilitiesdig host ip nmap
OpenVPNCentOS 7 CentOS 8 Debian 10 Debian 8/9 Ubuntu 18.04 Ubuntu 20.04
Package Managerapk apt
Processes Managementbg chroot cron disown fg jobs killall kill pidof pstree pwdx time
Searchinggrep whereis which
User Informationgroups id lastcomm last lid/libuser-lid logname members users whoami who w
WireGuard VPNAlpine CentOS 8 Debian 10 Firewall Ubuntu 20.04
0 comments… add one

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Use HTML <pre>...</pre> for code samples. Problem posting comment? Email me @ webmaster@cyberciti.biz