Secure Shell

From Wiki | LUG@UCLA
Revision as of 17:41, 10 May 2013 by 131.179.104.240 (Talk)

Jump to: navigation, search

Members can access their LUG account remotely via SSH.

Connecting

From the terminal

To initiate a normal SSH session:

 $ ssh user@linux.ucla.edu

or if you want X forwarding:

 $ ssh -X user@linux.ucla.edu

To transfer files, use scp:

 $ scp user@linux.ucla.edu:homework1.txt ~/Documents
 $ ls ~/Documents
 ... homework1.txt ...

From the GUI

  • KDE (Linux)
    1. open Dolphin
    2. add entry to Places panel
      caption
    3. in Location enter: fish://user@linux.ucla.edu
      caption
  • GNOME (Linux)
    1. open File Manager
    2. click "Connect to Server"
      caption
    3. enter: sftp://user@linux.ucla.edu
      caption
    4. optionally bookmark the server
      caption
  • Windows
    1. install WinSCP
  • OS X
    1.  ???

Available software

Operating System

Debian stable

Installed Packages

Name Executable Notes
GCC gcc
Python python
OpenJDK java version 6
OCaml ocaml
GNU Prolog gprolog
Racket racket for programming in Scheme
CLISP clisp for programming in Common Lisp
GNU Octave octave a full-featured alternative to MatLab
LaTeX latex, pdflatex document creation done right
Vim vim the most powerful text editor
Emacs emacs the most powerful text editor
Git git
Mercurial hg
but wait, there's more!
tree