Install latest/beta of ssh-tunnel-client

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install ssh-tunnel-client --beta

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ssh-tunnel-client is only available on the unstable beta channel. It could break and change often.

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Client to start an SSH tunnel

This snap starts an SSH tunnel by running the ssh command as a service.

Copy your SSH key(s) to the root user, e.g.:
sudo cp .ssh/id_ed25519* /root/.ssh/

Connect ssh-keys interface to access keys and ssh command:
sudo snap connect ssh-tunnel-client:ssh-keys :ssh-keys

Set destination:
sudo snap set ssh-tunnel-client destination=""

Set destination ssh server port:
sudo snap set ssh-tunnel-client port="8022"

Set args:
snap set ssh-tunnel-client args="-R :9901:localhost:22"

Start and enable:
sudo snap start --enable ssh-tunnel-client

Details for ssh-tunnel-client

  • MIT

Last updated
  • 2 November 2022 - latest/beta
  • 2 November 2022 - latest/beta


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