Copying a file with sftp from one UNIX machine to another is very easy. The command below uses the SSH protocol and initiates a connection to the remote PC. ubuntu ~ $ sftp -P 443 [email protected] ~ $ sftp -P 443 [email protected] Press ENTER and type your password. The user will be presented with a …

This is the sample command I am using to download my OpenVPN keys from a remote VPN server to allow me to setup a local connection. And to backup the keys safely. [1][email protected] ~ $ scp -i Goku.pem -P 443 [email protected]:/home/ubuntu/easy-rsa/keys/*.* /home/homer/vpn/ 01.pem 100% 5589 5.5KB/s 00:00 ca.crt 100% 1736 1.7KB/s 00:00 ca.key 100% 1704 …

The transmission-cli command allows a user to download a torrent file or magnet link using the command line. This is good for downloading a torrent on your home machine over SSH. Type sudo apt-get install transmission-cli to install this useful addon to Transmission. [1][email protected] ~ $ transmission-cli http://torcache.net/torrent/B798B2EFF12458D23B53E2110E861411DB44517A.torrent?title=[kickass.to]dawn.of.the.planet.of.the.apes.2014.untouched.hindi.dubbed.scamrip.sumoman transmission-cli 2.81 (14128) [15:32:18.495] Transmission 2.81 (14128) …

This guide I just used used allows a Linux user to disable the password and enable SSH keys to manage logins to an SSH server. http://lani78.com/2008/08/08/generate-a-ssh-key-and-disable-password-authentication-on-ubuntu-server/. This is very useful, you can access your machine remotely and without requiring the user to remember a complex password. if you are on Windows, the Bitvise SSH client …

There are many useful Linux tips that make the life of a Linux user much easier. One is for the VI or VIM editor. To open a file at a specific line; use this command. [email protected] ~/Documents/yadex-1.7.901 $ vim src/x11.h [email protected] ~/Documents/yadex-1.7.901 $ vim src/x11.h +33 This will open the file x11.h at line 33. …

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 [email protected] ~ $ …