Adding your Public Key to the Omega
What is a Public Key
A public key is one part of a cryptographic algorithm that is used to secure digital communications. On the Omega specifically, a public key can be setup so that you don’t have to type your password for everytime you use SSH or an SSH-based service (rsync, scp, sftp, etc). For more, information on public and private keys, check out the Wikipedia article on this subject, it goes into a lot of detail
Find or Generate your Public Key.
Find an Existing Key
If you have a key already generated on a Unix based system, it should be in
Optionally Generate a Key
If not, follow these guides for OS X, Windows, and Linux.
Copy the contents of the key to your clipboard
Add your public key to the Omega
Create the following file:
Copy and paste your public key into this file.
Now your computer will be able to SSH with the Omega without a password!