Secure Shell (SSH) - (SSH client) is a program for logging into a remote machine and for executing commands on a remote machine, provides secure encrypted communications between two untrusted hosts over an insecure network. X11 connections and arbitrary TCP ports can also be forwarded over the secure channel.
1 Connecting to Kodibuntu via SSH
While you can use a SFTP GUI application to transfer and edit files similar can be achieved via command line
1.1 Windows SSH using putty
- Under Host name (or IP address) enter the desired IP (e.g. 192.168.1.254)
- Under port enter 22
- Click Open
The first time you connect, you may see a dialog like:
Click to accept the key displayed.
1.2 Linux or OS X Shell
From a Linux or OS X shell. The command is:
ssh <username>@<ip address>
The first time you connect, you may see a prompt like:
The authenticity of host '192.168.1.80 (192.168.1.254)' can't be established. RSA key fingerprint is ad:4d:14:4d:74:19:fa:f1:fa:c6:ee:81:36:29:be:f4. Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)?
Type yes and press ↵ Enter