This strip first appeared in issue #263 of Linux (Pro) Magazine. It’s the third strip in a short series in which Elvie is charged with mentoring a new trainee.

Fork this comic (or just grab the source files) on GitHub

↓ Transcript
[Panel 1: Elvie is talking to the new trainee]

Elvie: Now we'll run the ssh command

We can use the tunnel it creates to remotely run commands and graphical programs, to transfer files, to forward ports and more…

Trainee: Wow! That's a lot of power in just three letters

[Panel 2: Elvie is holding a very, very long piece of paper with a lot of writing on it]

Elvie: Erm, sort of…

I've made this cheat sheet of the most useful options for you