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How to create a restricted SSH user for port forwarding?

ændrük suggested a reverse connection for getting an easy SSH connection with someone else (for remote help). For that to work, an additional user is needed to accept the connection. This user needs ...
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How to open a particular port in ubuntu?

My SoulSeek client Nicotine+ checks my open ports during initial configuration and promts that the one port number it needs is closed, cutting me off frmo about 50% of the users. Is there anyway I can ...
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How Can I Open A Port On Ubuntu?

Ubuntu 13.04: No LSB modules are available Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring I'm attempting to open port 8888 on an Ubuntu VM that I'm ...
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remote desktop only works locally

here's my problem, I want to be able to remote control my grandparents computer in order to help them without having to drive 20 minutes to get there. however I can only connect to their machine when ...
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Port Forwarding to Connect to MySQL Database of VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu 10.04 as host machine and Ubuntu 10.10 as guest machine installed in VirtualBox. I had success on port forwarding to connect to Apache of guest machine, so that now I can open in host ...
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Port forward to a port on the same machine

I used to run a service on port 25570 I'm now changing it to run on port 25565 but I still want people who try to access it on the old port to have access to the service. So I'd like to forward port ...