SSH or Secure Shell is a network protocol used to connect remote systems in a secure way. The SSH provides easy access to the remote systems command-line interface. SSH is very popular between network devices, Linux systems in order to access their management command-line interfaces. SSH provides authentication and authorization features and asks for login credentials or certificates in order to authentication the provided user.
Install SSH For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali
SSH protocol is implemented by different tools and programs with different names. Linux distributions lie Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali etc. provides SSH client named
ssh . The ssh is also the package name that can be installed with the
apt install command like below.
$ sudo apt install ssh
Install SSH For Fedora, CentOS, RHEL
The SSH can be also installed for rpm-based distributions like Fedora, CentOS, RHEL, etc. Just use the
dnf package-management like below.
$ sudo dnf install ssh
By using the ssh command we can connect to the remote SSH server. Just the remote SSH server hostname or IP address can be provided for the connection. Also providing the remote system username is a good practice for repetitive connections.
$ ssh firstname.lastname@example.org