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I have been asked what is the ssh client for Linux.

Does anyone know is there any Linux distro does not include ssh client in default installation.

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I think you've been asked the name of the SSH client - which is typically OpenSSH. As for your actual question, I don't know if there's a distro that doesn't have an ssh client by default (otherwise I'd answer properly). – Matthew Iselin Feb 28 '11 at 5:54
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Most Linux distributions have OpenSSH client today. Embedded Linux contain Dropbear SSH server and client.

Arch Linux comes without ssh client by default.

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Thank you very much – Raymond Feb 28 '11 at 18:56

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