Here is how to enable OpenSSH server on LinuxMint:
- Open the main menu, select the Software Manager
- Openssh Type in the search box
- Click on the package openssh-server, then select install.
- Finish install, enable ssh with the command: / etc / init.d / ssh start
Because LinuxMint based on Ubuntu, OpenSSH server installation command can also be done via the console / terminal with the command:
apt-get install openssh-server
For access security, such as changing the default SSH port from port 22 to another port can be done by making changes to the configuration file contained in the file / etc / ssh / sshd_config.
After making changes, do not forget to restart the OpenSSH Server service: