This brief guide explains how to use ssh to talk with your Raspberry Pi.

You will need:
1 Raspberry Pi connected to your router
(Monitor and keyboard.)

If you are looking for a guide to access your Raspberry Pi from the internet look here:

Step 1: Enable Ssh on Raspberry Pi

Login with the following information when prompted:
Username: pi
Password: raspberry

Type the following command:

sudo raspi-config
in the terminal, then navigate to ssh, hit Enter and select Enable or disable ssh server.


After Pi is restarted check ip-address with the command

Note the inet addr!

It is a good idea to change password. This is done with the command:
sudo -i
passwd pi
Remember the new password!

After this step you'll not need to use monitor and keyboard to run commands on your Raspberry any more. See next step!

<p>oddly I get the message that I have to add the correct key in my 'known host file'</p>
<p>The title or introduction should precise that the PC parts instructions are is for MS Windows.</p>
<p>You don't need MS Windows to enable ssh. You might need a computer running windows/mac os/linux to communicate with the rpi through wifi. </p>
<p>Yes I know you don't need M$Windows to use ssh, I just meant that your good instructable is specifically about using ssh on M$W to communicate with the pi.</p>
<p>I have &quot;Initial ssh key generation still running. Pleas wait and try again&quot; after I hit SSH in the terminal. Help?</p>
<p>Try turning it off and back on. If still no luck, reinstall os. </p>
<p>Thanks!</p><p>If you want to remotely ssh access you need port forwarding, static ip or ddns. </p><p>The easy way is Terminalify (terminalify.com). You can access remote linux device without static ip, port forwarding via Terminalify. </p><p>Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7Qvm7ZBZrg</p>
<p>Hi</p><p>To go further, here is explained how to keep in touch with a Pi even if it's ip address is dynamicaly allocated (dongle 3G...) : </p><p>http://www.magdiblog.fr/divers/ssh-connect-back-comment-garder-la-main-sur-un-raspberry-pi-connecte-a-internet-via-un-dongle-3g/</p>
<p>Step 1 no longer works in the current version (running <em>Wheezy</em> at the moment, but I'm not sure when it changed). In the current version you need to run <strong>raspi-config</strong>, go to <strong>8 Advanced Options</strong>, and then <strong>A4 SSH</strong> where you can enable or disable SSH access.</p>
<p>Instructable changed. Tnx.</p>
it is nice instruction. thank you.
<p>Thanks mkahata! (sorry for the late answer)</p>
No different than accessing any other linux box.
You are absolutely right! It is a Linux box, but smaller and funnier! =} Leave a &quot;Computothoght was here&quot; on indexpage if you hack it... and post your step by step instructable in the Raspberry contest and you'll surely win. :) With respect, A
Finally have my pi. Just found out the newer units have twice the memory. Wished I had waited a bit longer to get it......

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