Mounting filesystems over SSH

If you’re using a web host that supports SSH login, then you can mount the filesystem over SSH with Linux.

# install the package (debian/ubuntu)
sudo apt-get install sshfs

# Create a mount point in current directory

# Mount the remote directory "/home/user/"

Or on a mac… by downloading MacFUSE and SSHFS for MacFUSE. The command line is exactly the same: