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

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Remote access to a machine, run script for logged on user

I've been searching for an answer for this for some time. Is it possible to log in to a machine remotely via (say from my phone on my way to work) and run commands that will affect the logged on ...
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How can I get fail2ban to stop banning my Filezilla SFTP?

When I started with an Ubuntu home server, fail2ban was a lifesaver - alerting me to multiple attempts at unauthorized SSH access to my server. Recently, after moving to a way off port, the only ...
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Is MaaS, juju, or the charm responsible for ssh-keygen on nodes?

My MaaS system works, enlists, recruits, commissions, issues warrants, does courts martial, deploys and destroys. juju seems to work fine: bootstraps locally, installs juju-gui, my charms get ...
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sshd_config file get reset automatically

I have a server running with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-23-generic x86_64). For some reason I have to get it accept password when I ssh onto it , so I change the sshd_config file ...
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How to get notified (run script) on every SSH connection?

I'm able to run a script automatically every time I log into my machine via SSH by placing a command in the /etc/ssh/sshrc file. That works perfectly, however it's only triggered when I log in via ...
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How would I go about sending a command to a headless Linux device through ssh, closing the connection, and still have the command run? [duplicate]

I have sent a command to my headless Linux device though ssh but I would like to close the ssh connection, and still have the command run. Example: Running this command though ssh "aria2c -i ...
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Can I change the SSH deny/allow order?

I am trying some ssh tricks and stuck on a server. Is there a way to make ssh hosts.deny read before hosts.allow?
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GTK+ theming issue during forwarded X11 session over SSH

I'm having a very odd theming issue during forwarded X11 session over SSH. My remote host is an ARM router with some GTK+ packages ported using Optware. While X11 forwarding works in general, I get a ...
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ssh from aws server to local ubuntu machine

Hey Guys how can i ssh from my aws ec2 instance to my local ubuntu machine using my machine iPaddress 192.168.1.2. I tried port forwarding but don't know exact procedure for my ubuntu 14.10 so did not ...
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Transfer between drives using FTP

I'm embarrassingly new to Ubuntu and it's possible that this is really basic. I'm trying to drag a file from /home/user/Desktop to /media/user/Storage using FTP (Yummy FTP to be precise) but I get an ...
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How to generate randomart of anyfile?

We all now the ascii randomart generated by ssh-keygen when creating or validating ssh public keys. We also now you can generate hashes of any file with sha1sum or md5sum. But, is it possible to ...
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SSH Ubuntu Touch

I want to SSH my new Ubuntu phone and tried this instruction but it doesn't work. I get "error: device not found" from every single command.
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Building openssh from source on ubuntu

Hi I'm building openssh from source. From source primarily because, I want to collect more logs than what openssh already writes in /var/log/auth.log file. In one of the c files of the source ...
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Using ssh as a proxy

I work remotely and I don't have access to some resources of my company from my local machine. Those resources can be accessed only from remote virtual machine. It's not very handy and I see two ...
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I want to make a remotely controlled server running ubuntu gnome

Ok, so I have an old HP box with a 320gb hard drive in it. The display controller doesn't work on this machine, so I need to be able to control the machine remotely from my primary Linux Mint ...
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Error `could not load host key` when trying to recreate SSH host keys

I am trying to recreate the ssh-server host keys. I have at least two ways to do this: With dpkg-reconfigure dpkg-reconfigure openssh-server This works fine, but I cannot give the key length ...
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ECDSA SSH Auth Always Fails

I am trying to use an ECDSA key for ssh on a vps, as I am trying to migrate from RSA toward more secure encryption protocols. I am running Ubuntu 14.10, and the server I am trying to connect to runs ...
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Why Does SSH Only Offer Two Pub Key Ciphers?

Perhaps askubuntu is not the best place for this question, however, this pertains to all linux systems, including Ubuntu. After the Snowden leaks, a lot of people have questioned the integrity of RSA ...
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SSH Public Keys not working anymore?

I have an Ubuntu Server and OS X and Windows (Cygwin) clients. A few days ago, I was able to successfully generate RSA keys on the client and copy them to the server with: ssh-copy-id ...
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$password with ssh chpasswd

I've a problem with "ssh chpasswd" .. I need to implement the "$password" of register.. Eg.. I've this code.. echo $ssh->exec("sudo sh -c 'echo $user:test | chpasswd'"); When the script is ...
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Q: Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Edition && How to SSH into the phone via Wifi or USB?

I bought my Ubuntu phone on last flash sale in March (still awaiting it to arrive). Actually I use an Openmoko Freerunner as smartphone, running as well a Linux. How can I SSH into the Aquaris E 3.5 ...
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Master Account to Upload Files to sftp Server

All, I'm building an sftp server that will be used for clients to download sensitive information. Our Medical Records team needs a way to upload the files to the clients home directory. I'm ...
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I can su root, but can not log in as root? [duplicate]

Usually, it is the other way around...so this might be the first from what I researched. lets say i log on to my server venus as willc86. When I su root, it lets me in. however, lets say I ssh venus ...
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bash ssh warning when connect to raspberry: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF-8)

First of all, I would like to tell you that I have tried so many solutions for my problem, but none of them helped me. (I tried for example this: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1346581 and ...
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Hosting website and Google App mail under VPS by creating nameservers

I have a domain(from IndiaLinks) and a VPS server(from OVH with an IP). Consider the domain as mysite.com. Before purchasing this vps, I used to host it with shared hosting by adding the given ...
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ssh not working when tethering via android

I have a Raspberry Pi and various Ubuntu-running at home to which I can ssh into without any problems (with my laptop or smartphone) as long as I'm using a WiFi. But when I'm using my smarthones ...
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SFTP Ubuntu 14.04 - Patient Records Download

I need to build out a server for Insurance Companies / lawyers to download patient records. I'm thinking that sftp is a good choice, but I would like some feedback. I have looked at vsftpd as well, ...
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SSH Connection closed by remote server for one client but no problem with others!

I have a remote server and I was able to connect via SSH to it but some they I could not any more! I ssh to server with my laptop and my Android phone but from some day every time I am trying and the ...
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How to access VM hosted Ubuntu 14.04 with graphical UI from windows 7

I'm quite new with Ubuntu, and even more with remote Ubuntu. I got VM that is hosted on server, and it has Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm connecting via Windows 7 Putty/telnet connection (SSH), and I can ...
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Cannot Rsync to ec2 instance

This seems like the problem with the ubuntu user permission on ec2 server , cannot rsync successfully. Steps Taken: Generated public key from origin server (a normal ubuntu droplet with root user ...
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Limit SFTP user access to specified directory

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server installed with open ssh. I'd like to configure sftp for customers to be able to download files only. In other words, I put files in a directory that they are jailed to. ...
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Allowing Ubuntu user on ec2 to upload and manage files in public web folder

Just created a new ec2 ubuntu instance, and i'm forced to login as ubuntu rather root. While Its ok as of standard security practice but it creates additional problems that ubuntu user cannot upload ...
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Direct ssh tunnel through a reverse SSH tunnel

I have 3 PCs: A is behind a firewall and cannot be reached from outside the local network B is outside the A network, has a public DNS but cannot see A C is a laptop without public DNS that often ...
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Problems with kio sftp in Dolphin/Konqueror

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and having problems connecting via the kio slave for SFTP. I can access the remote server via ssh and the command line but not through dolphin/konqueror via SFTP. I receive ...
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How to Schedule Rsync over SSH (Ubuntu Server, Windows and OS X Clients) [duplicate]

On OS X I want to create a cron job that rsyncs certain folders to my Ubuntu server. I do something like this: MAILTO="my@email.com" */5 * * * * rsync -avz '/local folder/' ...
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fallback sshd_config script

Is there a way to run a script such as: cp /etc/ssh/sshd_config.orginal /etc/ssh/sshd_config reboot if my /etc/ssh/sshd_config fails? Why do I need this? Well sometimes when I edit the file it ...
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One of the computers on my home network does not get a local IP

My ethernet-connected ubuntu box and my wirelessly connected lap both have 192.168... addresses. I just plugged a second ubuntu box into the router, but it gets an 84.210... address. I can ssh to it ...
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panel applet launches xterm in mate

I have ubuntu with mate, and an ssh panel applet set to launch application in terminal. My default terminal application is mate-terminal. when I click the panel applet, an xterm opens! I would like ...
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Machine rebooting when running process in screen/tmux

For the past couple of days, I've been running some CPU and memory intensive processes on a remote machine running Ubuntu 14.04. Here is the interesting bit: when I run a process on a regular SSH ...
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Can't SSH between two servers

I recently purchased a new VPS to replace my old VPS and was in the process of using rsync to copy files over. Part way through rsync hung up and now it won't make a connection again it just times ...
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Rsync over SSH path with spaces does not work with quotes

I am able to successfully RSYNC over SSH as long as the paths do not have spaces in them. When the path does have spaces, it does not work. I have tried slashes, quotes, and double quotes. When I ...
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Leave remote graphical session open

I own a VPS with Ubuntu Server 14.04. I know I can keep processes running using screen, but that's true only for non-graphical processes How can I keep graphical processes alive (e.g. a browser) ...
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Accessing Git from Assembla using SSH+RSA

I have just created a repository on Assembla using a Git repository and I have followed their "Getting started with Git" page : I validated my git user.email and user.name. Since I'm also using the ...
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Data transfer between two remote servers linux (sftp)

I work remotely trough my Linux system. I have data on server A which can be accessed only through SFTP. The second server is an HPC cluster. I want to fetch data in my HPC cluster working directory ...
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Taking more time for svn ci/commit

I am doing a real time project. The base i.e source code size is very huge i.e more than 6GB. While i am trying to do svn commit these files, using ssh , it takes more than 1 or 2 hour time to get a ...
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Is it possible to ping a remote Linux machine without using ssh?

I am trying to poke/ping a remote Linux machine without using ssh. Is there any other utilities to do this? Addition: It would be quite a lot of helpful if poke can be done without providing the ...
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After moving home directory, ssh configuration is not working

I moved my home directory from /home/user to /media/newDrive/home/user. Everything seems to be working at first, except my ssh configuration. I was able to log into this machine from my laptop with ...
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Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer [duplicate]

I can ssh into my Laptop from my Odroid-c1 but I cannot do the opposite, and I am getting the following: Note: I re-installed ssh server, but did not help OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 ...
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Showing progress in whiptail while using sshpass and SCP

I'm writing a bash script that automates the building, copying and running of a golang app to a remote server. I'm using whiptail to let the user pick some options, enter in some details (e.g. SSH ...
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Shouldnt .bashrc run every time I log in?

Newish to Ubuntu so forgive if I word things oddly... All I really want to do is have my ls command changed to ls --color=always -ragX Got that solved... Alias will do nicely. Now, to have that run ...