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I am a Windows user. And recently started using freya for learning. I need to install and configure putty for the SSH. I am not sure how to download and install it. Is there any command I have to run in terminal?.

  • Why would you need ssh emulator on a linux box is beyond me.... – GZgidnick Sep 27 '16 at 9:27
  • Because I need to connect my ubuntu vps with ssh – Kvvaradha Sep 30 '16 at 2:27
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Install from Terminal

Open terminal and run:

sudo apt install putty

Now Access the Putty SSH Client

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  • Thank it worked. It just similar to ubuntu. Nothing difference in it. – Kvvaradha Nov 29 '15 at 2:40
  • yes, it is. :).. – Ravan Nov 29 '15 at 2:46
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For what it's worth, elementary comes with an SSH client (as do most flavors of Linux). You can start an SSH session by opening Terminal and running the following command:

ssh your-username@name-of-server.com

  • I have not tested it directly. Will it connect the vps ubuntu.? – Kvvaradha Sep 30 '16 at 2:27
  • Yep, it should connect to just about any Linux server. I've used this command in the past on elementary to connect to a Linux VPS running CentOS. It worked like a charm. – Ryan DeBeasi Sep 30 '16 at 15:38

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