SSH client on debian linux

Debian ships with an ssh client, to check its existance, type “ssh” in the terminal

jill@VM-00:~$ ssh
usage: ssh [-46AaCfGgKkMNnqsTtVvXxYy] [-B bind_interface]
           [-b bind_address] [-c cipher_spec] [-D [bind_address:]port]
           [-E log_file] [-e escape_char] [-F configfile] [-I pkcs11]
           [-i identity_file] [-J [user@]host[:port]] [-L address]
           [-l login_name] [-m mac_spec] [-O ctl_cmd] [-o option] [-p port]
           [-Q query_option] [-R address] [-S ctl_path] [-W host:port]
           [-w local_tun[:remote_tun]] destination [command]

Debian install openssh client

To install it, in terminal type “sudo apt-get install openssh-client”. If installed you will get a message informing you that ” openssh-client is already the newest version.

jill@VM-00:~$ sudo apt-get install openssh-client
[sudo] password for jill: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
openssh-client is already the newest version (1:8.4p1-5).
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  docker-scan-plugin libslirp0 slirp4netns
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

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