Originally Posted by SUR3
what is "ssh" anyway?
On the front cydia page, under user guides, read "OpenSSH Access How-To". I use it to modify source code on my iPhone from my computer via Putty, or you can transfer files from your iPhone to your computer via FileZilla... or some type of FTP utility... and modify files local on your computer, and transfer them back to your iPhone... or if you just want to back things up on your iPhone on your computer just to have a copy if in case a file got messed up through iFile. Mostly programmers or themer's that modify or create use SSH. Most Jailbreakers don't use it much.