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Package: openssh-client (1:6.0p1-4+deb7u2)

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secure shell (SSH) client, for secure access to remote machines

This is the portable version of OpenSSH, a free implementation of the Secure Shell protocol as specified by the IETF secsh working group.

Ssh (Secure Shell) is a program for logging into a remote machine and for executing commands on a remote machine. It provides secure encrypted communications between two untrusted hosts over an insecure network. X11 connections and arbitrary TCP/IP ports can also be forwarded over the secure channel. It can be used to provide applications with a secure communication channel.

This package provides the ssh, scp and sftp clients, the ssh-agent and ssh-add programs to make public key authentication more convenient, and the ssh-keygen, ssh-keyscan, ssh-copy-id and ssh-argv0 utilities.

In some countries it may be illegal to use any encryption at all without a special permit.

ssh replaces the insecure rsh, rcp and rlogin programs, which are obsolete for most purposes.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Command Line, interface::shell, network::client, Network Protocol: SFTP, SSH, Role: role::program, security::authentication, Security: Cryptography, Interface Toolkit: uitoolkit::ncurses, use::login, Purpose: Transmission, Works with: Files

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 1,000.0 kB2,266.0 kB [list of files]
armel 938.4 kB2,092.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 879.0 kB1,736.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1,020.8 kB2,339.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 1,298.4 kB3,791.0 kB [list of files]
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kfreebsd-i386 961.5 kB2,135.0 kB [list of files]
mips 955.5 kB2,369.0 kB [list of files]
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