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

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Bash - for loop help needed please

So I have the below script and it works as expected (it SSH's to 40 hosts, goes to a specific file looks for a specific word with a date of yesterday, puts a . at the end of the line and then mails ...
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Rsync backup in crontab

Morning folks! I'm thinking about using rsync to backup my laptop to my home server via ssh. I want to do it daily so I plan to use crontab. My question is: if a job is missed (say the backup is ...
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Unable to SSH into a server or VM on same server

So I have an older file server running on a VM and up until a few days ago I could ssh into it but now it's just hanging at a certain point. I also cannot ssh into the server running the VM file ...
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gpg-agent and SSH: No keys

I'm trying to enable SSH authentication through my GPG subkey, using this tutorial. However, I borrowed and used the .init script from this blog (in lieu of editing my Xprofile). However, I'm getting ...
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Connect (rdp) debian server from linux mint machine [on hold]

I am trying to have desktop access to a debian server through my linux machine (using remmina as the software). Till now I have the necessary credentials to create a ssh connection. So far I have done ...
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command-line: line 0: Bad configuration option: PermitLocalCommand

I am getting error in Ubuntu command-line: line 0: Bad configuration option: PermitLocalCommand while try to copy file from one system to other. I am Using command : scp testfile.txt ...
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Failed to load NVIDIA drivers

I have an NVIDIA NVS 5200, and my machine is running Ubuntu 15.10. I am trying to access a software that is currently installed on a server. In order to get the window of the software, I am using the ...
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sftp bookmarks - programs to open remote sftp files

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit. In Nautilus there are some sftp bookmarks to connecting to a remote server. My editor installed are Gedit, Leafpad and LibreOffice. The problem is that to open a simple ...
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Number of ssh connecetions used by sshfs

I've mounted a server using sshfs (used to mount a remote file system to a local folder). Everything works pretty fine at the first glance. I recognized that the connection breaks if multiple ...
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ssh local ipaddress

I am trying to setup a multi-node hadoop cluster on my local laptop. I have 2 VMs running ubuntu. I am able to successfully run hadoop on each one of these VMs as single-node. To configure ...
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connect (e.g ssh) with graphical interface to Linux machine

I am trying to connect from my Ubuntu machine at home to my work machine which has Ubuntu too. I know that ssh -X gives the ability to launch graphical interface yet it is not exactly what I want. I ...
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Can I use shell_exec or exec as a different user than the apache user?

I have a media server (with only LAN access) that I want to be able to control via some scripts accessed by a web interface. So I want to run the scripts like I would via an SSH terminal. using the ...
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audio through ssh/get raw audio from pulseaudio

How to carry audio over SSH? was closed with a reference to pulsaudio, which is not what i am asking. How do I tunnel sound through ssh? I distinctly want a solution using ssh which would work on a ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 SSH problem under vpn?

After upgrading to 15.10 I am unable to connect to my work computer via ssh using a vpn. It seems that I cannot connect to any server when I am in the vpn, but without the vpn I can connect to other ...
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How to use amazon instances' public IPs in hadoop configuration?

I was trying to configure Hadoop by using the public IPs of amazon instances instead of their intra-network IPs as my aim is to create a hybrid cluster i.e. Cloud + Local machine cluster. Although all ...
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How to detect irregular activity in LAN/PC? [on hold]

As I've just set up nice SSH server and everything so I was wondering if there are any ways to monitor my computer and my LAN from any suspicious/unusual activity? Additional information: The lower ...
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Locking a folder on a shared linux server

My college has a server set up for students and we all have a folder for our persona stuff on it (access via ssh). So I explored it a bit and found out I can access most of the folders of other ...
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Ssh disable password login

I wanted to ask since recently i have asked if ssh was secure enough to have port 22 open. I am working on getting the key ready but i have one thing. I have set passwordauthentication to no, and i ...
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Recover Server from recovery mode(firewall closes ports)

My server( Ubuntu 14.04 - Plesk - RAID1 ) is now in normal mode. Almost all ports disabled by firewall as plesk port 8443, so plesk login panel is not opening. Also Website is not opening. ...
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Can't ssh without password to some machines, on a shared filesystem on a cluster, while it is successful on other machines

I am running on a cluster, where my home directory is shared to all machines. Some of the machines are RHEL and the others are Ubuntu. When I login without password from RHEL->RHEL or UBUNTU->RHEL it ...
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Selenium testing browser against local machine from VM with selenium docker image

I am working on Ubuntu 14.04 notebook. I have a Virtual Machine from Virtual Box. My VM has a docker image of selenium server. I can successfully ssh into the virtual machine and run the docker image. ...
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SSH stopped working on Ubuntu Server 15.04 after restart [closed]

I just restarted my server after installing UPower and cannot connect to SSH. I've tried "ssh localhost" and I get: ssh: connect to host localhost port 22: Connection refused I've tried changing ...
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Login to Ubuntu OS via console (from remote)

I have already asked google for this problem but I could not find a solution yet. Here is my situation: I have a desktop PC in my room which im atm just using to play music. I have no keyboard, ...
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Server gets overloaded with rsync and stops taking connections

I have a backup server in AWS where I rsync data from 20 servers hourly, so it has a hefty task. For the most part it works fine but then every few hours it locks down and stops accepting ...
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SSH freezes other processes

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and somehow SSH seems to freeze some processes sometimes. For example, the file manager will not react anymore or Evolution (Mail program) will stop working - until I ...
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Ubuntu Server SVN over SSH not working

I am trying to checkout a repository on my computer using: svn co svn+ssh://name@ipaddress/usr/local/svn/repos/testing And I get an error saying this: Unable to connect to a repository at URL ...
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How to change the motd date format

Every time I ssh into my server the server prints the last login date and time. But I don't like the format. For ex: Last login: Sun Jan 31 12:12:13 2016 from 127.0.0.1 I want to to disable the ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 running on power edge 1950 not connecting to internet

I recently setup a web server to run my owncloud. It was working all fine, until I had a power outage and the server turned off unexpectedly (I don't have a UPS just yet). When I turned it on none of ...
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Setting up Graphic Desktop --> Can't enter password

I am trying to set up a desktop on a vps with Ubuntu and this is as far as I have gotten I am in SSH here I put vncserver :1 and that is the response. Now the problem is that I can't enter anything ...
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How to save SSH options and connections in Ubuntu?

I have at this time two remote machines to which I am connecting. For one I am using private key with passphrase, and another one I am using root password. Now, when I want to connect to machine ...
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How can I compress my local file and copy to remote machine and the uncompress?

I can do every single step: 1, compress file using tar 2, copy to remote machine using scp 3, login remote machine using ssh, need password 4, uncompress the file but, I want to write a single script ...
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Cannot access the key generated .pub file

generated keygen files vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-32:~$ ssh-keygen Generating public/private rsa key pair. Enter file in which to save the key (/home/vagrant/.ssh/id_rsa): ...
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How do I 'scp' between a virtual appliances that are running on different computers?

Both computers are running their copy of the same virtual appliance on Virtual Box which is accessed through putty.exe. I would like to scp a C++ program that I've written on one of the virtual ...
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SSH myself using public IP address does not always work

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 and have set up an SSH server. It has taken me ages to troubleshoot because of a confusing fact. At home I can SSH my laptop from itself using either my local IP address ...
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Ssh safe enough?

This question is about ssh Hi i web server for my site, I use ssh :). I know i can port forward port 22 but is it safe enough? Let's say i use a password that takes a million years to crack or ...
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Impossible to connect to server through SSH with Filezilla

I have a Debian server which had a HDD failure and was re-installed identically (same hostname, same IP, same distro). I used to be able to connect via SSH using Filezilla from my Ubuntu desktop but ...
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autossh forwarded ports left open on connection failure

I am trying to establish a reverse SSH tunnel from my home network. I've got it so that autossh connects successfully once (and only once) per reboot. I'm forwarding remote ports to my local machine ...
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GNOME Terminal: Connect via SSH from Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 into Ubuntu Server 14.04 Virtual Box Guest Host

Here are my current conditions: I have UBUNTU DESKTOP on HARD DISK. (I don't use windows) Desktop has ssh installed. Ifnet: 192.168.1.3 Username: kenneth I want Desktop to be the client. VirtualBox ...
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client authentication via sssd/ldap

I'm struggling with an annoying server (14.04.03) setup. We basically want to enable users login via sssd/LDAP, so they can access the machine with ssh. I've followed various tutorials (e.g. ...
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Server, Remote Login, SSH?

Two Things. I'm trying to setup multiple server applications on Ubuntu With Terminal using SSH. I need to be able to use some form of login to the applications VNC, (having trouble with) SSH GREAT, ...
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Log on with two accounts on SSH with one port?

I'm wondering if logging into SSH on the same VPS using the same port will cause some issues with my server. After attempting to log in with the second user, I now cannot log in with the default ...
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Remote controlling my PC securely [closed]

My primary goal is making it possible to remotely connect to my home PC and have remote desktop-like functionality. What software combo would satisfy the five requirements below? I've got five ...
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Putty SSH client question

I'm trying to select the list of commands generated as explained here, but I can't copy all the commands neither by clicking with the mouse's right button nor by hitting Ctrl + C. How can I copy the ...
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Apache2 runs but is not working on Ubuntu VM!

I set up apache2 on an Ubuntu 14.04.03 VM. This is a VM hosted on a university server and I can only SSH to it (from my office/home computer). Apache seems to be running OK when I run this command: ...
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rsync is failing when trying to sync a big home folder

I try to copy a very big home folder (/home/myUser) to a new computer over network. Although I regularly use rsync its failing after copying 55 / 80GB with the error message rsync error: some ...
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Cant connect to my VPS from Ubuntu Terminal

im try connect to my server using ubuntu terminal ssh -p 2222 -i mypublickey.ppk username@ip then its ask "Enter passphrase for key 'mypublickey.ppk':" Im entering my password but its always wrong ...
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Cannot connect remotely to either MySQL or Postgres

I am trying to connect remotely to the MySQL database on my cloud server which is configured with Ubuntu 14.04.03. However I cannot do so (details below). I can neither connect from a Windows client ...
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Thunar fails to reconnect broken ssh connection?

When I open an sftp connection to a server with Thunar, and this connection is broken for some reason (either the server kills it because of inactivity, or the connection is lost), then when I try to ...
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Unable to forward X11 graphics from Centos on Vagrant

On my real machine (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS) I deployed a Vagrant virtual machine and tried to forward X11 graphics from VM to real machine. For this I added in Vagrantfile such configurations: ...
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play sound in someone else's session from command line

I have tested playing sound via ssh console and it works with this: http://superuser.com/questions/276596/play-mp3-or-wav-file-via-linux-command-line I am wondering how to do the same in someone ...