BitBucket Configuration Tips
Setup SSH access on Linux
Setup Default Identity
Into the Terminal enter the following commands. Enter: ssh-keygen
~/.ssh/id_rsa is the default location and file for the key. You can change the name of the file from id_rsa to whatever you like. To use the default file name just hit Enter, and enter a passphrase.
Add SSH Key to ssh-agent
Start the ssh-agent: eval
Enter: ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_rsa
Add Public SSH Key Bitbucket Settings
Copy the SSH Key output and add the key BitBucket's SSH Keys found at BitBucket Settings > SSH Keys.
Enter: cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
Verify the configuration.
Enter: ssh -T email@example.com
You'll get a message like "Warning: Permanently added the RSA host key for IP address '123.456.789.1' to the list of known hosts. logged in as <your username>." NOTE: The IP address may need to be updated if you change your physical location.