Access methods for GNU machines

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The currently supported access methods for GNU machines are:

The current preferred method for access to GNU machines is OpenSSH. If none of these options are viable for you, let us know how you plan to use the GNU machines, and we can try to find alternatives.

To create your account, please do the following:

Please let us know how it goes. Once you've registered on savannah, we can give you shell access to fencepost. In order to do this, please let us know what your savannah account name is.

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Updated: $Date: 2002/04/04 19:47:45 $ $Author: mhw $