How do I use Google Authenticator on Ubuntu?
- Open a terminal window.
- Issue the command sudo apt install libpam-google-authenticator.
- Type your sudo password and hit Enter.
- If prompted, type y and hit Enter.
- Allow the installation to complete.
How do I use Google Authenticator with SSH?
So let's get started!
- Step 1 – Install Dependencies. To install the package, you'll need to have root or sudo privileges on the machine you wish to secure your SSH with 2FA using Google Authenticator. ...
- Step 2 – Configuring OpenSSH. ...
- Step 3 - Setup the Google Authenticator App. ...
- Step 4 – Login to Your Computer via SSH.
Can you log into Google Authenticator?
Set up Google Authenticator
Under "Signing in to Google," tap 2-Step Verification. You might need to sign in. Under "Add more second steps to verify it's you," find "Authenticator app" and tap Set up. Follow the on-screen steps.
Can I use Google Authenticator on my computer?
Basically, Google Authenticator receives a scanned code from the app that is setting up 2FA, and then it produces a 2FA code to access the app or online account. However, since it only works on Android and iOS devices, it cannot work on desktop PCs directly.