Enable SSH in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (2016 Tuturial)

You can enable SSH in Ubuntu 14.04 within a couple of minutes. In this tutorial we will explain how you can enable ssh in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tarh.

The first thing you will need to verify, is the fact if you have openssh installed on your Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr server and If it is running.

To verify if the SSH server is running, you can perform the following command in the terminal;

sudo netstat -natp | grep sshd

This should provide something like this;

tcp        0      0 [IP]:[PORT]     0.0.0.0:*    LISTEN [PORT]/sshd

How to install and enable SSH in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tarh

In order to install and enable the SSH service in Ubuntu, you will have to install the openssh-server package via the apt-get command.