You're not always sitting in front of a Linux computer when you need to access it. Learn how to access your computer using a secure command line interface.
- [Narrator] When you're administrating systems,…it's not always practical to have physical access to them.…In fact, as you deploy more servers and manage more systems,…it's likely that you won't be using any of them…directly on a daily basis.…In order to access the system remotely,…we can use a protocol called SSH, or Secure Shell,…to open a remote shell on a system across a network.…On many servers, the software that hosts the connection…for remote users requesting access,…called OpenSSH Server, is already installed.…
Here on Ubuntu Desktop, it's not, but we can install it.…We can do that with sudo apt install…openssh-server.…I'll choose to continue.…And that installs the software,…creates the configuration, and starts up the service.…So without having to configure anything ourselves,…we're then able to connect to this computer…through a text terminal, securely.…
Administrating SSH is a topic onto itself,…so we'll just take a look at the basics here.…SSH is running on our system,…and in order to connect from another machine,…
- Exploring filesystems
- Installing Linux on a physical or virtual machine
- Working with files, directories, and links
- Finding files
- Handling input/output redirection
- Comparing text files and non-text files
- Compressing and decompressing files
- Configuring file permissions
- Managing the root account
- Accessing the command line remotely
- Transferring files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Install and Log Into Ubuntu
System documentation11m 21s
2. Working with Files in the Terminal
3. Security and Administration
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