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Can't import private key in the new OpenSSH format #79
ConnectBot 1.8.4 cannot parse keys created by ssh-keygen with the "-o" option (OpenSSH >= 6.5), which are in the new (more secure) OpenSSH format rather than the PEM format, and have the header
rather than one like
Indeed, ConnectBot stumbles on "-----BEGIN OPENSSH PRIVATE KEY-----". According to "man ssh-keygen", Ed25519 keys always use the new private key format:
Therefore, it is not presently possible to use Ed25519 keys generated by OpenSSH.