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help:general_linux:ssh [2016/01/28 10:14]
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help:general_linux:ssh [2016/01/28 10:14]
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 ===== What is a Secure Shell? ===== ===== What is a Secure Shell? =====
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 The easiest way to gain access the Computer Science Dept. Linux machines outside of the Asprey computer lab. This gives you terminal access to the command line inside the department, and it allows you to send files back and forth to your home directory. Since it has no remote GUI, it is much faster than VNC. The simplest way of doing this is opening a terminal on a Mac or Linux machine and typing ssh username@mote.cs.vassar.edu,​ or using PuTTY on Windows. The easiest way to gain access the Computer Science Dept. Linux machines outside of the Asprey computer lab. This gives you terminal access to the command line inside the department, and it allows you to send files back and forth to your home directory. Since it has no remote GUI, it is much faster than VNC. The simplest way of doing this is opening a terminal on a Mac or Linux machine and typing ssh username@mote.cs.vassar.edu,​ or using PuTTY on Windows.
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   * **sftp** A replacement for ftp. Ftp, the file transfer protocol, has traditionally been used to browse file systems for download, and optionally allowing uploading to the server.   * **sftp** A replacement for ftp. Ftp, the file transfer protocol, has traditionally been used to browse file systems for download, and optionally allowing uploading to the server.
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   * [[help:​general_linux:​windows|Windows]]   * [[help:​general_linux:​windows|Windows]]
   * [[help:​general_linux::​filecopy|Mac OS X, Unix, and Linux]]   * [[help:​general_linux::​filecopy|Mac OS X, Unix, and Linux]]
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 ===== More information ===== ===== More information =====
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    * http://​www.openssh.org.  ​    * http://​www.openssh.org.  ​
    * http://​www.employees.org/​~satch/​ssh/​faq/​ssh-faq.html (covers a lot of common ssh questions.)    * http://​www.employees.org/​~satch/​ssh/​faq/​ssh-faq.html (covers a lot of common ssh questions.)
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 ===== Having problems? ===== ===== Having problems? =====