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Created: 16.07.2016 02:49 Last Modified: 16.07.2016 02:49 Views: 5753
Keywords: Linux, openssh-server, PocketC.H.I.P., SSH

Enable SSH on PocketC.H.I.P.


PocketC.H.I.P. is video game device powered by the $9 single board computer C.H.I.P. Mainline Linux kernel, U-Boot and Debian with custom UI runs on it. By default there is no USS. This tutorial will explain how to install SSH and to login remotely on PocketC.H.I.P.

Enable SSH

Follow the steps below to enable SSH on PocketC.H.I.P.:

  • Connect to a WiFi network
  • Open a terminal
  • Install openssh-server
  • sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install openssh-server -y

Remote Login through SSH

Execute the following steps to connect from your personal computer or another Linux device in your WiFi network to your PocketC.H.I.P. via SSH:

  • Open a terminal on PocketC.H.I.P. and execute the following command to retrieve its IP:
  • /sbin/ifconfig | grep inet
  • On your personal computer, set the IP of PocketC.H.I.P. execute the following command. The default password for user chip is chip.For example if the IP PocketC.H.I.P. is
  • ssh chip@

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