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ssh key login to vps woes

I recently created a vps for web hosting purposes. Everything was going fine until I decided that it's time to add another account and disable root authentication. I added a new user to the sudoers ...
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Remote backup with a file by file encryption?

I want to do remote backups over Internet (so limited bandwidth) from an Ubuntu server to a iMac machine (POSIX compliant) supporting both ssh and rsync. I do have sudo rights on both machines. The ...
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Server disk encrpytion prevents connection after SSH remote reboot

newbie here. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old machine for a home server project using a static IP address. Running OpenSSH server on it enables me to connect remotely from my Windows7 ...
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Current ssh session encryption information

After connecting to ssh server with putty or from terminal how can i view current encryption info? That is i want to know what key exchange, cipher and MAC was selected for the session.
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Encrypted home drive - ssh can't access /etc/ssh/keys

I'm basically trying to do what's answered in this question: SSH remote user need to be logged in? However, I'm still getting Permission Denied in my logs. I have my permissions set up the same way ...
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How to retrieve passphrase for private key?

I generated DSA key using ubuntu. Saved the public key on remote server, such that keys are required before connecting ssh. I have forgot the passphrase for that key. How can I retrieve it?
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Samba, PAM and encrypted home directory

So, I have an encrypted home, PAM usually unwraps the passphrase via /etc/pam.d/common-auth and /etc/pam.d/common-session-noninteractive. This works fine for SSHD sessions, however when I open up a ...
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How can I automatically log into a fully encrypted Ubuntu system without a password prompt?

I've recently installed Ubuntu with a full disk encryption which means I have to enter a password at boot to get the system up and running. This is excellent and exactly what I want for the future. ...
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How to disable FIPS mode in /proc/sys/crypto/?

How can we correctly disable FIPS mode cryptography system wide? I've read is enabled by default in /proc/sys/crypto/ which has inside in text "fips_enabled". Is this the only place in the OS that ...
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Auto-passphrase in schroot: can't connect to `/run/user/korn/keyring-x30g9r/gpg

when running "debuild -S -sa" to create the source files and sign them in Ubuntu 12.04 I only had to enter my passphrase once and then it is automatically used to unlock my private key on future runs ...
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SSH Tunneling Suddenly Not Working

I have a home PC running Ubuntu 12.10. In order to make sure that my data isn't being monitored in public, I had in the past used a subscription VPN service. I decided to research alternatives and I ...
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.bashrc not run when SSH-ing in as a user who has home dir encryption [duplicate]

If I SSH into an Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS server as a user with home dir encryption, I get a really plain shell (no default .bashrc run). If I log in via console (of course causing the home directory to be ...
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Find Randomart of existing ssh key

I created an ssh key with ssh-keygen, and I got this output as a result: The key fingerprint is: 84:21:3d:ab:d5:5e:05:a0:b6:ab:0f:33:af:3b:3b:82 cidr@randombox The key's randomart image is: +--[ RSA ...
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SSH remote user need to be logged in?

I'm trying to set up an SSH server. I put my public key in the authorized_keys file, made sure the permissions were correct, etc. When I restart the server (really just Ubuntu 12.04 desktop) and I ...
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encfs home directory: ssh access dismount after a while

I've setup an encrypted homedir according to this EncryptedHomeDirectoryHowto. To gain ssh access I've added auth required pam_encfs.so to /etc/pam.d/sshd $ cat /etc/pam.d/sshd | egrep -v ^# auth ...
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GPG and SSH encryption of file need help

I don't know how to use Password and Keys in Ubuntu 11.10 , what is the exactly use of this application , and how can we use this for encrypting files? Please also explain about ssh keys and gpg ...
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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 can one unlock a fully encrypted Ubuntu 11.10 system over SSH at boot?

In previous versions of Ubuntu, and current versions of Debian, you can unlock a fully encrypted system (using dmcrypt and LUKS) at boot time over SSH. It was as easy as: Installing the encrypted ...