SSH, otherwise known as "Secure Shell", is a method for securely connecting to a remote computer.

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Setting-up rhosts with OpenSSH?

I rent a couple of VPSs running latest Ubuntu, both with OpenSSH. I'd like to try password-less login using .rhosts/.shosts. I know this is not recommended, and that it's better to use public-key ...
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Problem connecting with a server only in one computer

I'm trying to connect to a server but y only obtain this: $ ssh user@server.direction ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer when I run the -vv option I get this $ ssh ...
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Permanently store values when using the terminal

I have a few remote servers which I connect to through the terminal. The servers don't have a domain, only an IP address which is hard to remember when I got a few of them. Is there a way to ...
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Problem with ssh connection

I can't connect to my vps via ssh-client on ubuntu and Putty(wine), but I still can connect to any other servers via ssh! Here is server-site tcp dump 18:58:39.886915 IP 192.168.255.253.45623 > ...
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Secure and automatic backup with rsync

I sync files on a few different devices with a remote ssh server using rsync. The problem is that I sometimes forget to sync a device on which I've modified a file and this makes things complicated. ...
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Permissions denied to owner, although it is set to 666 in .ssh directory

I recently messed around with the .ssh directory. Made some permission changes, I think and now it won't let me access it anymore. I can access it as the root user (sudo -i) but not as somesh I get ...
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How to install Grub from Ubuntu?

Am new to this. Trying to set up a headless NAS machine. So I created a bootable USB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with persistence and SSH setup using my MacBook Pro. So how do I make it such that when I ...
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Copying exact amount of files via scp

I'm copying pictures form my iphone via scp, where filenames looks like this IMG_3134.JPG. And let's say I'd like to copy files from IMG_3094.JPG to IMG_3134.JPG. Using special characters like * or ? ...
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Not able to ssh localhost in ubuntu 14.04

Not able to ssh localhost in ubuntu 14.04. Tried with ip also : ashish@ashishk:~/chef-repo/.chef$ ssh ashish@localhost Permission denied (publickey). ashish@ashishk:~/chef-repo/.chef$ ssh ...
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Need a web shell

I'm looking for a web service that hosts a simple shell that I can use. I need to be able to update the server through it and such. Many of the links in a previous incarnation of this question (see Is ...
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Problem to login facebook after changing/reconfig ssh

I have connect to facebook after reconfiguring my ubuntu's ssh with this code: $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure openssh-server $ sudo service ssh restart then I can't log in my facebook account anymore and ...
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No GUI in Ubuntu 14.04.2 after attempting to install Ark Server

I was attempting to follow this guide on how to set up an Ark Survival Evolved Server (including the bits recommended on Steam's website). I now get a black screen with no access from the Ubuntu ...
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Unable to connect via SSH from my PC

I am having problems to connect a Linose server via SSH from my ubuntu console. I can connect from other PC's to the same server. When I run: $ sudo apt-get install openssh-server ssh stop/waiting ...
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SSH users with single access directory and set commands?

I am looking for a way to have a user for instance root-1 to have access to the directory /root-1/* but not let him have access to anything before /root-1/* like /home/users/root-1/. And only have ...
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X11 forwarding MATLAB under Ubuntu 15.04 leads to issues with text visualization

I am using ssh -Y to connect to a remote cluster from a laptop running Ubuntu 15.04, and when I launch MATLAB version 2013a or later, text is incorrectly displayed (e.g. in the editor, portions of ...
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How to SSH into Touch device without Android toolset?

I would like to access my new Ubuntu phone by SSH over a USB cable. Apparently this requires adb, which is not available on my OS, Debian 7. The simplest way forward seems to involve a backports repo ...
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Errors executing Visual Studio Code in 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04 64bit with Putty and xming to ssh into. At the moment these are the error messages I'm getting when I run VSCode. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling VSCode in ...
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Lock user screen with custom full screen image and prevent unlock using ssh

I want to connect to a computer using ssh, lock the computer's screen by displaying a full screen custom text/image and prevent user from doing anything until I unlock the screen again using ssh. How ...
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VNC connection refused

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server running xubuntu desktop and x11vnc as a vnc server. I am connecting to it via VNC from another xubuntu dekstop using xvnc4viewer. The server has a dedicated IP address. ...
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Different terminal color for local and ssh (ALL ssh connections) [duplicate]

I want to use different colors for gnome terminal when I (1) work local on my computer (for example, green font) and (2) remote by ssh (using ssh keys) (for example, red font). I found many answers, ...
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Shut down list of servers given in a file

I have a list of 17 servers in this format 172.16.1.4 #servername-A 172.16.2.75 #servername-B 172.16.5.53 #servername-C 172.16.5.61 #servername-D i'd like a script that can ...
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How login a user on desktop screen using ssh

I wanted to be able to login users on their desktop using ssh. I've a lot of clients and I want to log all of them in using ssh from the server. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. How can this be accomplished? ...
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Why does my SSH connection time out after attempting to use 'scp'?

While connecting to a web server via SSH from my PC, I attempted to transfer some files using scp. The syntax I used was scp user@webserver.com:/home/user/public_html/index.html/ ...
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Allow DISPLAY access for a user not logged on GUI

A user "usera" is logged on GUI on ubuntu 14.04.3 (same issue appears on 15.04). When a user "userb" log on the PC through ssh, he can't launch a graphical application with export DISPLAY=:0, for ...
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Giving Ubuntu Desktop a domain name to ssh into [duplicate]

I know absolutely nothing about remote access to a desktop. I've just set up a machine with Ubuntu installed which I wish to run calculations on remotely. I've installed openssh-server and opened ...
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My SSH between laptop and server works in localhost, but not remote

I know that this is a common issue, and ive seen alot of posts about it and read alot, but i think alot of the articles and guides assume that the remote connection will work just as easy as the ...
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How to deal with mixed permissions while using rsync?

I have a directory which I wish to duplicate on a remote server using rsync. Incidentally, these files are put in the synced directory by use of a Samba share, from Windows clients. I've created a ...
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Ssh not working after vpn connection established

I am new to Ubuntu, actually new to Linux alltogeter. I have an Ubuntu Mate 14.04 installed on my machine. I also use a vpn connection to remotely access my work account. Even though it worked just ...
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Why can I ssh into my server after I physically restart it, but not after I reboot via ssh?

I have a computer in my living room that I built myself to use as an ssh server to run various programs on as a fun project. I put Ubuntu Server 14.04 on there, and then used Google to figure out how ...
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Ubuntu machines cannot connect to each other on the same network

I'm having trouble with Ubuntu machines not cooperating on my home network. The network structure is VERY simple. It's simply two Ubuntu machines (one running XBMCbuntu on 14.04, the other Ubunutu ...
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why can't I ssh into my aws ec2 instance? Permission denied (publickey)

I created two ec2 instances, and was able to ssh into the first two fine. After creating the third, I get this error upon trying to ssh into any of them. This is what I'm running: ssh -v -i ...
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Can't connect to froxlor clients via SFTP

I can login to root and other ssh users using SFTP (ProFTPD) without a problem but I can't connect via sftp to any of the froxlor clients that I add via the panel though. With some help from here, I ...
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Code to send the contents of a text file into a terminal window [closed]

I'm looking for some code to be able to send the contents of a text file to the terminal window at the press of a button or through by typing an alias into the terminal. If I explain what I'm trying ...
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Sublime Text Won't Open Remote Via Caja (nautilus)

On my home machine (Ubuntu Mate 15.04) I use and Sublime Text (3) to edit remote files on my server via the sftp connection created in Caja (Nautilus). I'm traveling and on the laptop, it has the ...
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find ip address using hostname

I have two linux servers and i'm trying to access them remotely. I know the ip of the first server but i forgot the ip of the other one. I'm trying to use nslookup, I did nslookup server2 and the ...
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“System restart required”…why? How can I get what triggered this notification to also show details?

Every so often, I'll SSH into a box with unattended-upgrades and be greeted with "** System restart required ***" with no additional information. My '/var/run/reboot-required.pkgs' file contains: ...
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Server gets killed due to increasing number of ssh-agent processes

I have a deployment user that's running a cronjob tuning in every minute. On the remote server (the deployment target) I didn't have my public keys available but instead got a Could not open a ...
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How to use redsocks to redirect all internet traffic to ssh tunnel?

I have an OpenWrt router with the IP of 192.168.1.1 and I wanna redirect all the internet traffic to my ssh tunnel, this is the ssh command that I use: ssh -o "ProxyCommand corkscrew 127.0.0.1 3339 ...
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Can't sftp into server Permission denied, please try again

While trying to SFTP in to my server i get debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password Permission denied, please try again. Even though i am using the right password. SSHD_CONFIG ...
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Putty Login error through SSH (Network error: Connenction timeout)

I am trying to login into one(X) server using putty (port 22), it is showing Fatal Error. In Pop-up (Network error: Connection timed out). But when I am in different server(Y) on command prompt using ...
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Why does tilde V output ~V [LogLevel ERROR]?

One of the password variations I use a github account contained the characters ~V. When prompted for the password to push to Github, I typed in ~V and it output ~V [LogLevel ERROR] Why is this?
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Where would you find SCP logs?

I can't seem to get SCP logs (on the server) to show up anywhere. I've searched through quite a few pages, including: scp / ssh log on ssh-server http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1789437 ...
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Port 22 is always open

I configured a new Ubuntu Installation and set up the firewall. All incoming was denied and all outgoing was denied as well(with exception for port 8080, as I am behind a proxy). I then tried an ...
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Using rsync to back up a remote computer through a reverse ssh link

I can rsync to my remote computer, but cannot rsync from my remote computer--it doesn't seem to exchange a file list in that direction, so it tries to transfer all of a huge number of files rather ...
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I forgot my localhost root password

I installed Hadoop on my machine. To start it, I was logging in as the user named hduser. I connected to the ssh port using ssh localhost command. Then I went to the bin folder of hadoop to start ...
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Apache can't start on Ubuntu

I have the following error that's appearing in my log errors in the file /var/log/apport.log ERROR: apport (pid 27860) Fri Aug 7 20:03:43 2015: called for pid 27856, signal 11 ERROR: apport (pid ...
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Keyring unlocks SSH key when command typed in terminal but not otherwise

Introduction: This used to work, but at some point it broke and I've been unable to determine exactly when or why. I wonder if it came as a result of the gnome-terminal "upgrade" in Ubuntu 15.04 ...
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SSH Closes immediately after Login

I use SSH to connect to the server which has worked well for months...then suddenly now when I login the Putty session (and other forms of SHH) simply closes and that's it!!! Any help would be ...
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SSH session alway active, what is it? Should I close it?

I've been trying to setup a server-> client local network with x2go. I have it working, sort of... but I don't know much about networking, SSH, etc -- so it's been a steep learning curve. I'm ...
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Updated from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14.04 and only guest account is able to login

I upgraded my VM running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 to Ubuntu desktop 14.04 using the update manager. This was an interactive upgrade and I did opt to keep any modified config file that existed. After the ...