Logging in and Out from a Remote Computer

Although you can happily log in on your computer, an act known as a local log in, you can also log in to your computer via a network connection from a remote computer. Linux-based operating systems provide a number of remote access commands you can use to log in to other computers on your local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), or the Internet. Note that not only must you have an account on the remote computer, but the remote computer must be configured to support remote loginsotherwise, you won't be able to log in.

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