How To Convert .Pem File To .ppk Usign Puttygen On Ubuntu

Converting a .pem to .ppk format is a matter of one line code. First, you need to have puttygen installed on your system to convert pem to ppk.

Step1: Install puttygen by issuing the following command in terminal.

sudo apt-get install putty-tools

Step2:Make your current directory where you have the .pem file and issue the following commands. Let’s say I have my .pem file in downloads folder

cd /downloads
puttygen keyname.pem -o keyname.ppk

//keyname is your keys name

That’s it , you are done. You can see the converted .ppk file in the folder.

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