Obtaining remote access by using SSH

This recipe shows how to access the Raspberry Pi remotely using the ssh command.

After the Raspberry Pi has been configured to automatically start the Secure Shell server when it boots (see the previous recipe named Configuring remote access in this chapter), it is possible to access the Raspberry Pi remotely using the Secure Shell client, ssh.

The ssh command is built into the current version of the Mac OS X operating systems and is also available for most Linux distributions. For Microsoft Windows operating systems, another utility will be required (refer to the recipe named Remote Access (PuTTY).

This recipe starts by logging directly into the Raspberry Pi using an attached keyboard and display to discover ...

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