Enabling SSH

Difficulty
Very easy
Steps
6

In this guide we're going to learn how to turn on Secure Shell (SSH) on your Raspberry Pi.

SSH enables us to make a secure connection to our Raspberry Pi from the command line on our Mac, PC or Linux computer.

We will use the command line app raspi-config to enable SSH.

Step 1  Turn on SSH in raspi-config

  • Use sudo raspi-config to turn on SSH on the Raspberry Pi.

Step 2  Open Raspi-Config Program

  • Enter the command: sudo raspi-config

Step 3  Go down to Interfacing Options

  • Use the arrow keys to navigate down to Interfacing Options

Step 4  Select SSH

  • Select SSH by using the down arrow keys.

Step 5  Select Yes

  • Select Yes from the prompt.

Step 6  Navigate to <Finish>

  • Navigate to by using the Down and Right Arrow Keys