I have two computers connected using a virtual private network, but now I need to create a SSH so I can transfer files. How do I do this? Both computers are running Ubuntu.

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    Refer to this. Guide SSH Commented Oct 10, 2015 at 12:11
  • apt-get install openssh is not enough for you? Why do you need to build it?
    – Jakuje
    Commented Oct 10, 2015 at 12:21
  • @Jakuje - I am very new to Linux and not familiar with all the commands necessary to navigating and installing certain features, etc.. But your information is very helpful! Commented Oct 11, 2015 at 10:18

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Try rsync

rsync -avz /origin/path/ [email protected]:/destination/path/

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