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SSH connection to AWS EC2 servers terminate often

I am using ubuntu os as i am trying to cloud machine. SSH connection to AWS EC2 servers terminate often, what configuration needs to be modified so that we could minimize the remote shell from being ...
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Why does sshpass not work on ARM?

I am trying to use the sshpass command to automate installation of software on remote systems. It was installed using sudo apt-get install sshpass Trying on my PC, using sshpass -e to provide a ...
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Is there any way to recover my sudo power? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Regain Sudo rights after removing from admin group I created a new user and changed the ssh config. I forgot to add root permission to the newly created user. Now I ...
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Everytime i am trying to connect to my box using SSH, its failing not connecting

From any other PC doing SSH to my Ubuntu 11.10,is failing. My network setup: Telenet ISP (Belgium) > Fiber cable < > RJ45 cable straight > to Ubuntu PC Even the SSH is running: Other PC: ...
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Prompt not working when logged in as specific user

Hello I am running ubuntu 11.10 and access it via ssh with putty. My problem is that when I log in I get the prompt username@server.com:~$ and my arrow keys do what the y are supposed to. When I ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.10 64bit - FTP

I am new to Linux as due to a requirement at work we are trailing Splunk which runs better un Linux. So I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 and put it in the DC with SSH access. However, I have ...
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Cannot ping/ssh computers in LAN (including gateway) but can still access the internet

Hello people from AskUbuntu: As the title says, even though I can access the internet, for some reason, I can't ssh/ping computers in my LAN. In addition, only computers from outside the LAN can ssh ...
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SSH connection getting refused

I am new to linux and I am trying to establish a SSH connection with my friend's PC in the same LAN, but I am getting "ssh: connect to host 192.168.71.70 port 22: Connection refused". Both ways are ...
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how do you stop/restart ssh?

How do I stop/start ssh in version 11.10? I've tried /etc/init.d/ssh restart sudo service ssh restart sudo restart ssh I get errors every time... arrrr!
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alt-tab completion while using SSH

I just recently discovered that pressing alt-tab on a console window allows me to autocomplete from the last commands and parameters I used. Very useful! But when using SSH from Windows this feature ...
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Cant start ssh server

Background kernel: 3.0.0-14-generic OS: Ubuntu 11.10 - desktop Problem: Cant start ssh daemon System Log (Snippet): [ 451.862562] init: ssh main process (3042) terminated with status 255 [ ...
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Encrypting Files and folder through terminal

I am new to part of encryption on Ubuntu . Is there any way to encrypt files and folder with password from terminal ? without using truecrypt or cryptkeeper etc.
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How do you make Seahorse (Gnome Keyring) store passwords for ssh keys in?

I'm trying to get Seahorse to remember the password for an existing RSA key I've copied across from another computer. When I use the key rather than Gnome Keyring prompting me for the password and ...
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How Can I Edit Songs on a Remote Server?

I have a number of songs I am hosting. I would like to edit their ID3 tags. Downloading and uploading them will take too much time. Is it possible to edit them as they are online? Update Here is ...
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Graphical ssh private key prompt not showing up

I recently stopped using a full desktop environment in ubuntu 11.10 (tired of unity) but I'm trying to get some of the desktop environment back. I'm currently trying to get the "Unlock private key" ...
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Why does gnome keyring fail to unlock ssh keys every other boot? [closed]

Since the 11.10 upgrade gnome-keyring fails to unlock my ssh key every other boot. I have to manually enter ssh key password on ssh connect. If I logout of the session and login back in it fixes the ...
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SSH X11-Forwarding gnome-session/lightdm-session

Client: Ubuntu 11.10 64-Bit Server: VirtualBox Ubuntu 11.10 64-Bit I would like to start a gnome-session/lightdm-session, but it doesn't work. Even though I'm able to start single programs like ...
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Tools To Manage Server Through SSH

Any Tool Like This In Ubuntu server so i can manage easily my server through SSH Yast tool open in SSH
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How do I get package update notifications on login?

In Ubuntu 11.04 Server when I would log in via ssh it would tell me how many packages are available for updating in the welcome message. After upgrading to 11.10 I no longer get that information. Is ...
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Cannot establish ssh connection to computer on local network

I've just (re)installed ubuntu 11.10 on my main pc, and the connection times out every time I try to ssh connect to my laptop (over the local network) to retrieve the files I backed up there. The ...
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sshfs transform_symlinks is broken

I've been using the same fstab command for a while now: sshfs#user@host.be:/home/user /home/user/vps fuse user,port=22,uid=1000,gid=1000,allow_other,reconnect,transform_symlinks 0 0 And it used to ...
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Public key authentication unsupported by web host. Method to avoid entering password?

Unfortunately, my web hosting plan does not allow public key authentication. Apparently, this method is available to VPS and dedicated server customers only. I've backed up my Ubuntu 11.10 machine ...
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Why can I not keep instances of Firefox from two different machines separate anymore?

Sorry this is a little long. It's one of those issues that's a little tricky to describe. I have two computers connected on a LAN. One is running Mythbuntu 11.10, and one is running Ubuntu 11.10 with ...
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SSH connection reset by peer after 11.10 update. (Proxy Issue)

My work computer sits behind a proxy (I know thats where the problem lies.) I was running 11.4 and using ssh to establish a socks proxy to my server at home. I can still connect to that server from ...
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ssh fails to auth by public key (periodically)

After an upgrade of desktop and server (both) to Ubuntu 11.10, periodically the desktop is unable to perform publickey authentication with the server (-v option reveals nothing of evidently use). ...
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GUI logon into remote system

I'm looking for something similar to RDP for linux. I know VNC, but it doesnot work like RDP - it just sends images of screen, mouse position, keystrokes, etc. RDP just sends info that I've just ...