Get ssh key fingerprint for comparing safely

SSh keys can be long and unwieldy to compare. Many platforms digest them to md5 formats for non disclosure such as github.

This command will give you the digested fingerprint of an ssh key in linux / Mac.

ssh-keygen -lf .ssh/id_rsa.pub -E md5

nJoy 😉

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