The Raspian Linux operating system on the Pi allows for remote log in and control via SSH (Secure Shell). Find below instructions for remotely gaining access to the Pi from any type of computer.
Remote login to the Pi via SSH requires the following steps:
Establish a ssh connection with the Pi:
After starting up the Pi with a keyboard and monitor attached, find the Pi's current IP by the following:
Key-based authentication provides increased security by allowing for user login using a cryptographic key instead of,or in addition to, a traditional password.
Use the PuTTy terminal emulator to access the Pi's linux shell from a Windows based computer. PuTTy will allow for running SSH, after downloading, follow the instruction on this page to log in to the Pi.
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Mac OS includes and SSH client accessible from the standard Terminal Application. To access the terminal:
The following iOS apps, available for iPhone and iPad devices will provide SSH access to a Raspberry Pi.