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scpHow to download a file using SCP?

SCP (Secure Copy Protocol) is a secure way to transfer files between two computers. To download a file using SCP, you need to have the following:

  1. A source computer with the file you want to download
  2. A destination computer to download the file to

To download a file using SCP, you can use the following command:

scp username@source_host:/path/to/file /destination/path

This command will copy the file from the source computer to the destination computer.

Code explanation

  1. scp - The command to initiate the SCP transfer
  2. username@source_host - The username and hostname of the source computer
  3. /path/to/file - The path to the file on the source computer
  4. /destination/path - The path to the destination directory on the destination computer

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