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SSH to server with encrypted LVM

I setup Ubuntu Server 14.04 with encrypted LVM (static IP address with an entry in my /etc/hosts file) and would like to SSH to it with my laptop on my local network. The problem is that if I just do: ...
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VNC Server Security

First, we need to make sure VNC server only listens on localhost. What is the meaning of this line will it listen remote connection when we onfigure it to listen localhost only? Recommended ...
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How to generate a strong key for SSH encryption?

I recently setup my first Ubuntu server, it's 14.04, and I'm trying to secure SSH. I've googled around for numerous guides and there are many good ones that go into great detail about how to setup a ...
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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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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 ...