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Using the GUI See this SO Q&A on how to do exactly what you want, titled: Convert PEM to PPK file format. excerpt Download your .pem from AWS Open PuTTYgen Click "Load" on the right side about 3/4 down Set the file type to . Browse to, and Open your .pem file PuTTY will auto-detect everything it needs, and you just need to click "Save private key" ...
If you are using GNU/Linux, you don't have to use Putty. That part of the tutorial is geared towards Windows users. Just set your .pem file permissions to r-- by doing chmod 400 mykey.pem then you can pass it straight to ssh : ssh -i mykey.pem email@example.com
You simply need to snatch your kernel-source tree (and make sure the build is identical to your bootable kernel.) So, yum -y install kernel-devel kernel-headers uname -r will also tell you the specific kernel build, important to make sure it matches the devel packages!
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