So you have purchased and installed your Raspberry Pi (if this is not done, what do you expect? Go for it! )
But you have no screen and you want to control it from your computer ? Do not panic, we will help!
What is SSH?
How does SSH work?
By default, SSH provides only a command line takeover. It is possible in some cases to add a graphical interface but this is a more complex method than we will not see here.
Install SSH to take control of your Raspberry Pi
You will need one side of an SSH server on your Raspberry Pi and another one of an SSH client on your computer .
The first will receive the commands to launch while the second will send them.
Enable the SSH server on your Raspberry Pi
Install the SSH client on your computer
Installing an SSH client on Linux
If you are on Linux, To install an SSH client, it's simple and run this following command:
Sudo apt-get update & sudo apt-get install openssh-client
Installing an SSH Client for Windows
You made the wrong choice but it will be much forgiving.
Use SSH to connect to the Raspberry Pi
Use SSH with Linux
As always with Linux, you only need a single command line to connect to the Raspberry Pi.
Ssh user @ address_ip_or_url_server