#microsoft is adding native OpenSSH to Windows 10


Microsoft has been steadily making Windows 10 a lot more developer friendly, adding the bash command line, alongside Ubuntu, SUSE Linux, and Fedora Linux distributions. The software giant is now adding a native OpenSSH client to Windows 10. It’s available immediately as a beta option in the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10, and it’s easy to enable.

TechCrunch reports that the native client will mean developers won’t need to download a third-party client like PuTTY to gain access to remote servers, and ServeTheHome has a quick instruction video on how to enable the new SSH support. If you’re not a developer then you probably don’t care about SSH support in Windows 10, and the current Windows Subsystem for Linux already supports it….

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