OpenSSH (OpenBSD Secure Shell) is a set of computer programs providing encrypted communication sessions over a computer network using the SSH protocol.

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I want to access the SSH on my college's LAN but right now I am at home so I am not connected to its network

I used to connect to my college's server via the command ssh user-profile@server-ip-address Now I returned home and am unfortunately no longer connected to the network. When I try the same command ...
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SSH connections keep dropping

I have a server running Ubuntu server 12.0.4 with Openssh-server installed. I can connect to the server for about 30 minutes and then the connection drops. When I try to reconnect I get The remote ...
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How can I access my Ubuntu phone over ssh?

Whenever I try to run apt-get install openssh-server I get the following errors: root@ubuntu-phablet:/home/hablet# apt-get install openssh-server W: Not using locking for read only lock file ...
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No more authentication methods to try. Permission denied (publickey)

I have set up a home network behind a router a while ago and use openssh to access the network consisting of my laptop, wife's netbook and my desktop all running l/x/ubuntu 12.04. This worked ...
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Can the admin of a SSH server monitor internet traffic?

I use SSH Tunnelling + socks4/5 to browse securely, but a certain question came up in my mind, can the administrator of that SSH server monitor my traffic? like see which websites I am visiting, ...
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Incoming ssh connections blocked

Hi some time back I asked this question and made a lot of changes to secure my system. Now I need to make a dummy account and give ssh access of this account to a friend. But I am unable to receive ...
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How to create a init.d script for openssh-server which was compiled and installed from source using configure + make + make install?

I have installed openssh-server in my Ubuntu PC using apt-get install openssh-server. The version is 5.9. Now, I would like to compile and install openssh-server version 6.2 from source codes. I have ...
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Does Ubuntu (server) go to sleep? Why does it take long to login? [duplicate]

I have several Ubuntu Server (12.04 LTS) virtual machines. Some are idle and some are processing background tasks, etc. However, when I try to login (SSH) to the servers, it often takes several ...
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chroot sftp not able to login

I am trying to set up sftp access on my server and chroot the users into a samba share. When I edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and add Match Group sftpusers ChrootDirectory /srv/samba/share ForceCommand ...
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How to use open ssh key?

I got a ssh key in ppk format. I found some manual to convert it to an open ssh key. Now I just want to connect to the server using this key. The manuals I find are all about creating one. Do I have ...
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openssh-server package not available on 12.04.2

I have just done a fresh install of 12.04.2 and found out that i could not ssh to this PC. I tried to install openssh-server but it said that "Package openssh-server is not available..." What is ...
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SSH Connection problems

I'm having troubles with a simple SSH Connection at home. I installed openSSH on an Ubuntu Server. I generated the rsa and dsa but this ssh connection stops while expecting a MSG packaget that I ...
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Can't SSHing to Ubuntu via hostname and port other than 22

I'm trying to connect to Ubuntu via SSH from OS X, and I took the same step as explained in this page (https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/openssh-server.html). After setting it, I tried to ...
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SSH error: Permission denied, please try again

I am new to ubuntu. Hence please forgive me if the question is too simple. I have a ubuntu server setup using amazon ec2 instance. I need to connect my desktop (which is also a ubuntu machine) to the ...
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How to set up remote desktop sharing through SSH?

Is there a way to view (and control) a remote desktop through SSH? I will not have physical access to the remote host machine.
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OpenSSH Two Factor Authentication

I'm using Ubuntu Server 13.04 and want to use OpenSSH for sftp. I have everything set up and the only thing not working is the Two Factor Authentication. Currently it asks for a password or the public ...
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Match directive breaks SSH

On my Ubunut server 12.04 LTS machine, I try to add a user with only sFTP or FTP access. Let's call him 'Jim' for now. Jim only needs access to a directory /var/www/example.com. So far I've tried ...
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Why ID card reader is not working in Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10? Using Omnikey3121

I have this Omnikey 3121 which is an USB ID card reader. Connected to my Ubuntu. When i try to read Belgiun ID Card or any other card it does not work always missing to provide results. How can i make ...
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SSH into Ubuntu 12.10 from a remote computer

I am trying to login to my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop remotely. I have the SSH server installed and it works fine when I am on the same network as the Ubuntu desktop. However, I am unable to connect ...
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Basic server build for practicing and learning linux on

I am taking it upon myself to learn Linux,so here is what I want to accomplish; I want to set up a server primarily for practice. I don't need it to do anything specific accept allow me to login via ...
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ssh refusing connection with message “no hostkey alg”

My SSH connections worked well, but from last week SSH from my laptop to my board refusing connection. I can make a SSH connection from the board to laptop, but not vice-versa. I tried that with my ...
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ssh: connect to host xxxx@xxxx.in in port 22 : connection timed out

I am new to Linux and SSH. when I try to connect to a remote grid computer (for which I have access) I am getting connection timed out error. I have recently installed Ubuntu in my system. I also have ...
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Unable to connect to my remote Ubuntu system using SSH

I want to connect to my remote PC running on Ubuntu 12.10 using SSH. But when I try ssh my_username@my_current_ip, I get this error: ssh: connect to host 117...** port 22: Connection timed out I ...
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Why do I need the ssh server package to rlogin into my machine?

When I try to login into a Ubuntu machine using rlogin it mentions ssh connection refused. In order to resolve this I installed the openssh-server package on the remote machine. Why is this not part ...
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How to setup SFTP with Chrooted for Groups

After many trials and errors trying to setup a working sftp server for multiple groups with chrooted directory I decided to share what finally worked for me. I am a novice 2 months into Ubuntu so ...
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SFTP with Chrooted directory project

First thank you very much for all your post. I am completely new to Ubuntu and the Unix world and have found almost all the answers I needed except how to properly setup and sftp server with chrooted ...
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Host alias for ssh

There are a few SSH destinations I will frequently be connecting to and I'm wondering if rather than remember the IP address I can create a host alias for them. I'd like to be able to use... ssh -p ...
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I am getting a Putty attempted incorrect protocol errors when I SSH into my server from Windows

I have had Putty connecting via SSH to my Ubuntu 12.10 server for several months. Yesterday I began to get the following error every time I connect: PuTTY X11 proxy: wrong authentication protocol ...
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Problem Setting Up Local SSH Server

I am trying to setup one of my linux computers as an ssh server but I can't connect to it. I have openssh-server and openssh-client installed already on both computers (client and server). If I run ...
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Ubuntu server: ssh is showing in process but does not work

This is all within a LAN. My server can be pinged. I can run php apps on my server from within the LAN. I have installed openssh-server. I tried the command ps aux and it shows the process listed ...
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Suddenly cannot access SSH on LAN

I had ssh running on my LAN server. Suddenly (not sure what I did), I cannot access the LAN server via ssh. When I try, it just hangs for a while with no response and finally comes out with a timed ...
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Connection timeout for ssh server

I'm trying to setup openssh-server, but I'm having some issues connecting. I changed the port to something non-standard (57757) and then set my router to forward to that port. On my LAN, I'm able to ...
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Why do I get “connection refused” errors connecting to a server via SSH?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on it with the LAMP stack. I can ping it but when I try to connect to it the server can't be found. When I try to connect with WinSCP I get the error Network error: ...
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How do I get SSH server to work with putty client?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.01 desktop PC, 64-bit. It has openssh-server installed. When I SSH to the server from a linux box it works. But when I use PuTTY from my Windows 7 PC to connect then I just get ...
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How to monitor website stats from the terminal?

is there any way to monitoring the stats from my own website .. like example.com .. just via our terminal without installing plugins .. so we can see real time visitor and bots came and go at website ...
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SSH from external network refused

I've installed open-ssh-server on my home computer(running Lubuntu 12.04.1) in order to connect to it from school. This is how I've set up the sshd_config file: # Package generated configuration file ...
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What's the meaning of: /dev/rdisk0s1 and /dev/rdisk0s2s1?

I'm trying to use SSH to make a disk image by using DD on an iPod. And I'm using this commands: ssh root@192.168.1.100 dd if=/dev/rdisk0s1 bs=1M | dd of=iphone-root.img ssh root@192.168.1.100 dd ...
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Is it possible to use DD to obtain splited images from a hard-drive?

My piano teacher asked me to record one of his recitals with his iPod (3-4 generation, not so sure) and I did it. While trying to edit it, he accidentaly deleted it, I'm trying to recover. After some ...
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SSH Tunneling Suddenly Not Working

I have a home PC running Ubuntu 12.10. In order to make sure that my data isn't being monitored in public, I had in the past used a subscription VPN service. I decided to research alternatives and I ...
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Freezing on Logout / Disconnected SSH Connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I have been having my Ubuntu desktop freeze occasionally when logging out of a graphical session (using computer locally), or when ...
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Bizarre SSH Problem - It won't even start

I recently got Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, got it up and running with some MediaWiki software, static IP on the box and router and was able to access the main page even from a cell phone. Everything seemed ...
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Can't ssh into my ubuntu vps

I have a vps running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have installed openSSH but I can't connect to it with putty. I get error saying Network error:Connection timed out. How to fix this?
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Disable automatic starting of sshd? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable SSH from starting automatically? Simple question here; what's the correct way to stop the sshd service from starting when the OS boots ? I'm not sure ...
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Alternative for Xshell.

Do anyone knows an alternative for xshell? I have checked and the alternatives mentioned are putty, openssh etc. But I require it mainly for port forwarding and for that xshell works perfectly. Is ...
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How can I reconnect to a ssh session after a broken pipe?

So I was running apt-get upgrade on a server when the router decided it had been too long since it last made me angry: It dropped all connection. Moral of the story is to use screen a lot when you're ...
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How could I shutdown a remote host, in my network thru ssh, with a local host?

The question is simple. What would be the script I would have to use to shut down a computer in my network thru ssh. Normaly i would go to command line and: ssh desktop delik@desktop's password: ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu server via SSH externally

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) and intend to use it primarily as a file server. I am completely new to Linux, so this is a pretty big learning curve. Yesterday I was ...
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Is there any application on Ubuntu equivalent to fedora's 'Connect To'? [duplicate]

On Fedora 14 I use to use an app called 'Connect To' (I think it was default app) to make SSH connections. It was GUI based SSH connection tool. Now I have migrated to Ubuntu (11.10 to be precise). ...
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How to address ssh-server with a subdomain for remote access?

I am trying to set up ssh-server on my Ubuntu 12.04 VM (running in VirtualBox on Mac OS X 10.7). I have a domain name, call it foo.com, and I'd like to make ssh available via ssh to linux.foo.com. (I ...
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How does SSH deal with public keys?

In SSH the client publishes his public encryption key into the server authorized_keys file for a given user. I am interested in understanding better how the public key is used context of ...