How do I login using SSH?
- Open the SSH terminal on your machine and run the following command: ssh your_username@host_ip_address.
- Type in your password and hit Enter.
- When you are connecting to a server for the very first time, it will ask you if you want to continue connecting.
What is Linux SSH command? The ssh command provides a secure encrypted connection between two hosts over an insecure network. This connection can also be used for terminal access, file transfers, and for tunneling other applications. Graphical X11 applications can also be run securely over SSH from a remote location.
How do I start SSH on Linux?
- Open your terminal either by using the Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by clicking on the terminal icon and install the openssh-server package by typing: sudo apt update sudo apt install openssh-server.
- Once the installation is completed, the SSH service will start automatically.
How do I set up SSH?
- Set up your default identity. From the terminal, enter ssh-keygen at the command line.
- Add the key to the ssh-agent. If you don’t want to type your password each time you use the key, you’ll need to add it to the ssh-agent.
- Add the public key to your Account settings.