Use ssh to talk with your Raspberry Pi.

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: ssh to talk with your Raspberry Pi.

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 commandifconfig
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!Use ssh to talk with your Raspberry Pi. schematic

Step 2: Install Putty On your PC

Download and install putty.

Start putty.

Add new config with the ipaddress from previous step. (for i.e and port 22)

Save. Click open.

You’ll be prompted
If you done right…

Login with username pi and the password you entered in previous step. (Default password is raspberry)


Source: Use ssh to talk with your Raspberry Pi.

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Ibrar Ayyub

I am an experienced technical writer holding a Master's degree in computer science from BZU Multan, Pakistan University. With a background spanning various industries, particularly in home automation and engineering, I have honed my skills in crafting clear and concise content. Proficient in leveraging infographics and diagrams, I strive to simplify complex concepts for readers. My strength lies in thorough research and presenting information in a structured and logical format.

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