ssh (Secure Shell) a program for logging into a remote machine and for executing commands in a remote machine. It is intended to replace rlogin and rsh, and provide secure encrypted communications between two untrusted hosts over an insecure network. X11 connections and arbitrary TCP/IP ports can also be forwarded over the secure channel. If your account names differ then use ssh -l nameonminerva1 to enter minerva1.
scp (Secure Copy) copies files between hosts on a network. It uses ssh for data transfer, and uses the same authentication and provides the same security as ssh. Any file name may contain a host and user specification to indicate that the file is to be copied to/from that host. Copies between two remote hosts are permitted.
to copy a file called file1 from minerva1 to tx (to your account of the same name) write scp file1 tx:
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