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SSH Error tilde_expand: No such user \\.ssh\\id_rsa


User tries to SSH from windows system to another server / linux and get the following error

ssh moshe@
tilde_expand: No such user \\.ssh\\id_rsa


This is usually happens because of ssh misconfiguration. easiast solution to delete the entire directory ( if you dont have authrozied keys )

cd ~/.ssh

rm -rf *

If you don’t / can’t want to delete the directory

search for the host in the files inside the directory and remove the specific entries




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