Save file in a public repository question

When building the Celestial Bodies Database it instructs you to save your universe.sql file in a public repository. I tried to do this with my github account but I am having trouble doing that. Am I supposed to use these commands:

git remote add origin git@github.com:*my account
git branch -M main
git push -u origin main

then select the ‘fingerprint’ option, and then enter the fingerprint number back into bash?

OR how do I save the universe.sql to a public repo?

Thank you!

BUMP, Can someone please help me with this. I am unable to save my work to my github repo.

I get an error when:

codeally@65538499e34a:~/project$ git push --set-upstream origin main
git@github.com: Permission denied (publickey).
fatal: Could not read from remote repository.

Please make sure you have the correct access rights
and the repository exists.

How do i fix this?

Thank you!

Issue resolved. I needed to create an ssh key in the VM and add it to my github account.

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Glad to head you figured it out @gws. I would have told you to copy/paste the files.

It’s great that there is an article on this topic. Here are some additional steps that I followed after reading this:

  1. Create a new repository in Github
  2. On the CodeAlly side, follow these instructions to create & add the ssh-key Generating a new SSH key and adding it to the ssh-agent - GitHub Docs.
  3. Back in Github and in the newly create repository, click on the wheel Settings button.

  1. In Settings, select Deploy keys.

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  1. In Deploy keys, click on the Add key button.

  1. Paste the ssh-key generated in the VM into the deploy key. If you had trouble following the clip instruction, use less ~/.ssh/“your key pub” to get the key.

  2. Save the key.

  3. Get the ssh-key repository URL (as opposed to the https URL). See Quickly set up GitHub SSH example.

  4. In CodeAlly, set this URL as a github remote repository. Ex: git remote add sshorigin “the ssh repository URL”.

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