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Connecting remotely from linux to linux

Frequent Advisor

Connecting remotely from linux to linux

Hi all,
I want to know how we conect linux machine from another linux machine remotely(This is basically for connecting home to office computer).In windows i used putty and used the following steps to connect it.But how do i do it in linux please advise with steps.
steps to connect from windows:
Steps to create VPN connection

1) go to mynetowrks , click on view connection, click on Create connection
2) select Connect to network (using VPN) click on next
3) select VPN connection click next
4) Give ip address
then when we start putty i can just give username and password and started working remotely.Please advise how to do the same in linux.Thanks in advance.

Rob Leadbeater
Honored Contributor

Re: Connecting remotely from linux to linux


PuTTY is just a Windows SSH client, so you should be able to do the same from Linux with the command "ssh".

So, if I've understood your scenario correctly, this should work:

$ ssh

Hope this helps,


Frequent Advisor

Re: Connecting remotely from linux to linux

Thanks for the reply, but is our routers address from there(from router to intranet) we connect to an intranet and my machine ip is say i want to connect to my machine please do let me know how this can be accomplished.
Ivan Ferreira
Honored Contributor

Re: Connecting remotely from linux to linux

Please see poptop page:
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