SVN over SSH Linux Client Setup

Accessing of Linux SVN Server over SSH from Linux PC.

See How to setup OpenVpn Client in Windows

Setting up SVN Client on Linux Platform.

You can get from your system admin.
  • SSH Port No
  • Domain Name/IP Address
  • Repository Path


Edit ".sbuversion/config" file which is in your home folder.
Note: By default you will not be having .subversion folder. For this, you need to get it created by using the command "svn help" which creates a folder called "".subversion" under your home folder.

[user1@user19~]$ svn --help
[user1@user19~]$ cd .subversion
subversion folder will get created in your home folder. ie., /home/user19/.subversion

[user1@user19 .subversion]$ vim config

Now edit the config file which is available in .subversion

Now go to line 55 and insert one new line with following sentence, myssh = /usr/bin/ssh -p <port no>

Now save the file and exit.
[user1@user19 .subversion]$ cd
[user1@user19 ~]$



FTP Client Configuration on Linux

Pre-request Required is gftp

Steps to Access the FTP, with Linux PC (using gftp)

gftp ‐‐ check for gftp.

If not available login as root, then install the gftp using yum command.
user@system~$ yum install gftp ( follow the instructions)

→In place of Host Name:
Port 21 used only for direct FTP.

User name : <username> provided by your IT Person
Passoword : <Password> provided by your IT Person

→ Once you connect, you will find the required folder.
Here you can store the data, the same data can be downloaded. Only the allowed, users will be able to access the data. And Kindly do not delete the file ".group.txt" from FTP home folder.
Note: Once you finish downloading or uploading data, deleting the data from the FTP server is good practice.