How to Install OpenSSH Server from Source in Linux

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6 Responses

  1. atomick says:

    one other caveat on linux there appears to be no prngd generator there is no info as to using replacement on Linux when working this type of additional number and cipher picks. Nice to see many methods and info towards this. It is hard finding a syntax example that works correctly.

  2. atomick says:

    I did manage to compile openssh-7.9p1 along with openssl and zlib. also without SElinux option or –sysconfdir=/etc/ssh – that didn’t seen to matter for the compile step – most likely I’m missing parts for correct compiling tools and library resource be my only thought to still seeing misses on the final ending.

    Work in progress – resorting to a Virtual Guest to attempt better learning steps. working to order logic zlib 1st openssl 2nd and openssh 3rd to raw compile. – BIG on my List to Wana Know is make clean and or “Re- runs to recompile and know I can remove my previous attempt to compile files and Start again. So when finally click with the right commandline and resources the end result will not be bloated scrap files around my system. ?

  3. atomick says:

    possibly only caveat I may ask of – is For what Starting Directory should this Process be started from – if existing ssh version is already installed – i.e: in one form where should could the openssh*.tar.gz “tarball” go to work this – ~/username/temp dir or /tmp system directory and apt-get Newest Version of openssh and have it be downloaded and gunzip’d there ?

  4. Adrian says:

    I had errors installing it, and had to remove “–with-selinux”

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