Can I use the Linode Shell instead of SSH?

I was wondering if it would be better/more secure to use Lish to connect to my Linode instead of SSH. Would this be more secure as you have to be logged into my Linode account to connect to the server?

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ssh(1) is very secure. Provided you take care to set it up properly and change your login password(s) regularly, you are going to be as secure as practicable.

That being said, you can certainly use Lish/Glish to log in to your Linode. However, Lish/Glish connections have special status in Linux as the console. Your work/editing sessions will be frequently interrupted by console messages…very annoying.

I wouldn’t worry about ssh(1)

— sw


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