Set up a personal, home SSH server
Anyone who's done any Unix work has used SSH to connect to other computers and perform tasks like transferring files. But you don't have to be a Unix whiz with a beard, ponytail and penguin tee-shirt to reap the benefits of the secure, remote computing that SSH offers.
It's simple to set up an SSH server right on your Windows PC with Cygwin (and even simpler on your Mac). Once your personal SSH server is up and running, you can connect to your home computer securely from anywhere on the internet, up and download files and perform all the command line tasks your heart desires. Here's how.
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