I have 2 github accounts with different ssh keys. I have reconfigured my .ssh/config to use my rburgst account on github, however, when I try to clone a private repo using it always tries to use id_rsa rather than id_rsa_github.
see my .ssh/config file below
I think your config file is incorrect, you've mixed 'Host' and 'Hostname' with the same setting, they need to be different. Also your user name looks wrong, it will need to be your GitHub user name and not your email (I know that GitHub lets you log in with your email, but that's not the actual name of your account, and that's what SSH uses).
Hostname GitHub1 Host github.com User your_github_account_name_not_email IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa_github Hostname GitHub2 Host github.com User your_github_account2_name_not_email IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
Then when you use the host, you use the friendly host name (GitHub1, GitHub2) as host aliases to these configurations instead of github.com.
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