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bash telnet command not found

Do you Get the Error bash: telnet: command not found in the Linux terminal? Obviously the reason is you don’t have Telnet installed on your Linux Server. So Following Will Show you How to Install Telnet on Different Linux Distributions.

RedHat / CentOS / Fedora / Scientific Linux

yum install telnet

Ubuntu / Debian Linux

apt-get install telnet

Telnet is a TCP/IP Protocol That use to Start Remote Session to a Another Machine. It Also use to find out whether a given port number is open on a remote computer. And Even Can be used to test and send emails.

Since the Telnet Protocol transfer data in Clear Text, You Should Use SSH Protocol to Access Remote Devices whenever possible.