I'm trying copy from my local machine a file via SSH, But it doesn't work.enter image description here


  • Do you have a user named user? – heemayl Aug 22 '16 at 14:52
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    Use a directory name which exists on your system. /home/devel/Downloads might work. Your current working directory should work: "scp devel@siscom-online:pgadmin.log ." Note the space and then dot at the end of the command. – user4556274 Aug 22 '16 at 14:52
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    we also like text sample, not screen shot who are unsearchable. – Archemar Aug 22 '16 at 14:59
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    Don't post images of text – Kusalananda Aug 22 '16 at 15:28
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The path /home/user/Downloads/ does not exist on your system or is not accessible. Make sure that the destination directory exits, before starting the copy operation with scp.

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It would be scp devel@siscom-online:~/pgadmin.log /home/devel/Downloads/

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