Is it possible to connect to a server using the Public Key Authentication for SSH in Pantheon Files? If I select "Connect to Server..." and choose SSH as protocol it only offers me a username and password field.

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I found the solution, it's possible by entering <user>@<host> into the server field and the password for the private key into the password field.

  • But what do you enter to the user name field then and how do you tell it to use the id file? Commented Oct 25, 2017 at 8:07

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