A Topic that needs to be discussed on next the QA meeting..

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Tue Mar 18 11:02:41 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-03-18 at 05:10 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> I don't see why sshd would automatically imply "not for desktop users". You 
> just replied to someone who uses it on his desktop (to access his desktop from 
> remote machines, which is not even far-fetched unless you work from home and 
> never travel). As soon as you have at least 2 computers (e.g. one desktop and 
> one laptop, which is fairly common), you'll come to appreciate SSH (and SFTP 
> which comes with it - how else is a desktop user who also owns a laptop going 
> to transfer his/her data between the 2 machines? Through the Internet? How's 
> that good for security?).

I also use it frequently to scp files to my laptop from various other
machines in my lab.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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