Quick note on IDEA 10.5 + GIT + SSH + Ubuntu 11.10
If you try to use public key SSH with GIT on ubuntu 11.10 and it doesn’t see your key it is probably because you don’t have a config file in .ssh.
Go into your .ssh dir and create a config file.
Inside that file you can make it look something like
And then it will all automagically work like all good tech does.