This is how to connect to a machine with an SSH server installed and download a file from that machine to your local computer. The sftp command allows this to be accomplished with ease. [email protected] ~ $ sftp -P 443 [email protected]:/home/homer/Documents/my2.c LMDE MATE [email protected]’s password: Connected to 192.168.100.8. Fetching /home/homer/Documents/my2.c to my2.c /home/homer/Documents/[email protected] ~ $ …