Setting up SSH

Secure Shell (SSH) provides a secure channel to access a Linux machine remotely via command line.


Windows doesn’t come with an ssh client natively, however you can download and install PuTTY to give you a nice SSH client.

Linux and Mac

If you’re already running Linux or have a Mac laptop, you already have an ssh installed. For the Mac, simply open up the For Linux, you can use something like Gnome Terminal, Terminator or xterm to name a few.