Newer Linux distributions have started disabling older ciphers in the SSH server, but what if you really need one of those old ciphers?
I run Manjaro on my main desktop, but it has recently disabled certain old ciphers from connecting. That is generally a good thing: older ciphers aren't as secure.
However, I have a windows 98 computer for retro computing purposes, and I like to use (an ancient version of) WinSCP to copy over files from my main linux machine. But it only knows old ciphers, so I was unable to connect to the linux computer.
All I had to do, was enable a single old cipher in the
/etc/ssh/sshd_config file. By adding this option:
Then I had to restart the SSH server and voila, it works!