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I am trying to ssh the Ec2 instance with the following private key, but it's throwing an error : Permission denied(public key). Here is the syntax:

**ssh -i gs.pem -v ubuntu@ec2-50-19-125-122.compute-1.amazonaws.com**

OpenSSH_5.8p1 Debian-1ubuntu3, OpenSSL 0.9.8o 01 Jun 2010
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
debug1: Applying options for *
debug1: Connecting to ec2-50-19-125-122.compute-1.amazonaws.com [50.19.125.122] port 22.
debug1: Connection established.
debug1: permanently_set_uid: 0/0
debug1: identity file gs.pem type -1
debug1: identity file gs.pem-cert type -1
debug1: Remote protocol version 2.0, remote software version OpenSSH_5.3p1 Debian-3ubuntu7
debug1: match: OpenSSH_5.3p1 Debian-3ubuntu7 pat OpenSSH*
debug1: Enabling compatibility mode for protocol 2.0
debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_5.8p1 Debian-1ubuntu3
debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT sent
debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT received
debug1: kex: server->client aes128-ctr hmac-md5 none
debug1: kex: client->server aes128-ctr hmac-md5 none
debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_REQUEST(1024<1024<8192) sent
debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_GROUP
debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_INIT sent
debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_REPLY
debug1: Server host key: RSA bb:a7:c7:95:35:bf:19:ac:fc:7a:2a:ba:5f:16:75:3d
debug1: Host 'ec2-50-19-125-122.compute-1.amazonaws.com' is known and matches the RSA host key.
debug1: Found key in /root/.ssh/known_hosts:21
debug1: ssh_rsa_verify: signature correct
debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS sent
debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS
debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS received
debug1: Roaming not allowed by server
debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_REQUEST sent
debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received
debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey
debug1: Next authentication method: publickey
debug1: Trying private key: gs.pem
debug1: read PEM private key done: type RSA
debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey
debug1: No more authentication methods to try.
Permission denied (publickey).
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in the /home/user directory.. –  Sangram Anand Oct 10 '11 at 10:51
    
Possible duplicate of serverfault.com/questions/39733/… –  Lazy Badger Oct 10 '11 at 11:54
    
SSH keys misplaces. ~/ssh is right place –  Lazy Badger Oct 10 '11 at 11:56
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