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Learning Raspberry Pi by Samarth Shah

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Remotely accessing Raspberry Pi

Once the Raspberry Pi is up and running, it may be necessary to access it remotely, and there are several ways of going about it.

The SSH remote server

SSH can be used for the vast majority of remote administration tasks. It gives us full access to a remote terminal just like it is local. Because the Raspberry Pi makes a good headless server, SSH is installed and enabled by default in Raspbian. Within Linux, connecting to an SSH server is done with the ssh command:

ssh user@IP:port

Tip

If you don't know how to get the IP address of Raspberry Pi, refer to Chapter 7, Troubleshooting, Tips/Tricks, and Resources for Advanced Users, Tips and tricks section.

The user and port parameters are optional. The username defaults ...

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