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Install SCP on Alpine Linux

Jun 16, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment

SCP as a useful transfer tool can be easily installed on Alpine Linux. Let’s see the steps needed.


  • Alpine Linux
  • sudo privileges

Install SCP on Alpine Linux

Step 1. Update Alpine system packages.

sudo apk update

Step 2. Install SCP on Alpine Linux.

sudo apk add openssh

Step 3. Verify installation.



usage: scp [-346ABCOpqRrsTv] [-c cipher] [-D sftp_server_path] [-F ssh_config]
           [-i identity_file] [-J destination] [-l limit]
           [-o ssh_option] [-P port] [-S program] source ... target


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