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SSH Library 0.6.0 Brings Many New Features

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Published on 08 January 2014 04:45 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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After two and a half years of development the libssh 0.6.0 library has finally seen the light of day. The wait should be very worthwhile.

The libssh 0.6.0 release introduces a new callback-based server API, support for ECDSA (Elliptic Curve DSA), ECDH (Elliptic Curve Diffie Hellman), other new APIs, new functions, Curve25519 for ECDH key exchange, key-reexchange, and even improved documentation.

More details on libssh 0.6.0 can be found via the libssh.org announcement.

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