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]homer@deusexmachina ~ $ scp -i Goku.pem -P 443 ubuntu@192.168.100.75:/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]homer@deusexmachina ~ $ 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 …

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. Administrator@WIN-EM8GK0ROU41 ~ $ sftp -P 443 homer@192.168.100.8:/home/homer/Documents/my2.c LMDE MATE Editionhomer@192.168.100.8’s password: Connected to 192.168.100.8. Fetching /home/homer/Documents/my2.c to my2.c /home/homer/Documents/my2.cAdministrator@WIN-EM8GK0ROU41 ~ $ …