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

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Enable GUI on some applications accessed via SSH/remotely on a Ubuntu 14.04 (headless) server without having to install any desktop?

Is it possible? I think so, but in that case, what packages should be installed in that case (both server and clients)? I'm not sure this is possible since every time I've needed to do something ...
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running OpenSSH on Mint [migrated]

So I've isntalled OpenSSH on Mint rafaela 17.2, but it doesn't seem to be running. Not sure why service says its up, but I don't have a PID, don't have a listener, and can't connect at all... ...
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Failed: OS X using SSH login Ubuntu remotely

I want to use OS X remotely access to a Ubuntu computer via SSH. I have already installed openssh server (sshd) in Ubuntu and ssh client in OS X. I can ping ip address from OS X I can ssh user@ip ...
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NFS directory content doesn't show

I used the instructions here. Here is what I have in etc/exports: /media *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,subtree_check) and here is the command I use for mounting on the client: sudo mount ...
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Permanently store values when using the terminal

I have a few remote servers which I connect to through the terminal. The servers don't have a domain, only an IP address which is hard to remember when I got a few of them. Is there a way to ...
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Setting-up rhosts with OpenSSH?

I rent a couple of VPSs running latest Ubuntu, both with OpenSSH. I'd like to try password-less login using .rhosts/.shosts. I know this is not recommended, and that it's better to use public-key ...
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Problem connecting with a server only in one computer

I'm trying to connect to a server but y only obtain this: $ ssh user@server.direction ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer when I run the -vv option I get this $ ssh ...
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Permissions denied to owner, although it is set to 666 in .ssh directory

I recently messed around with the .ssh directory. Made some permission changes, I think and now it won't let me access it anymore. I can access it as the root user (sudo -i) but not as somesh I get ...
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Need a web shell

I'm looking for a web service that hosts a simple shell that I can use. I need to be able to update the server through it and such. Many of the links in a previous incarnation of this question (see Is ...
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Problem with ssh connection

I can't connect to my vps via ssh-client on ubuntu and Putty(wine), but I still can connect to any other servers via ssh! Here is server-site tcp dump 18:58:39.886915 IP 192.168.255.253.45623 > ...
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Secure and automatic backup with rsync

I sync files on a few different devices with a remote ssh server using rsync. The problem is that I sometimes forget to sync a device on which I've modified a file and this makes things complicated. ...
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How to SSH into Touch device without Android toolset?

I would like to access my new Ubuntu phone by SSH over a USB cable. Apparently this requires adb, which is not available on my OS, Debian 7. The simplest way forward seems to involve a backports repo ...
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How to install Grub from Ubuntu?

Am new to this. Trying to set up a headless NAS machine. So I created a bootable USB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with persistence and SSH setup using my MacBook Pro. So how do I make it such that when I ...
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Copying exact amount of files via scp

I'm copying pictures form my iphone via scp, where filenames looks like this IMG_3134.JPG. And let's say I'd like to copy files from IMG_3094.JPG to IMG_3134.JPG. Using special characters like * or ? ...
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Not able to ssh localhost in ubuntu 14.04

Not able to ssh localhost in ubuntu 14.04. Tried with ip also : ashish@ashishk:~/chef-repo/.chef$ ssh ashish@localhost Permission denied (publickey). ashish@ashishk:~/chef-repo/.chef$ ssh ...
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Is there a secure web-shell for my server?

Following the security principle of trust no one, I can't use a service like http://www.serfish.com/. Is there a free software program that I can install on my Ubuntu server to give me secure shell ...
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Problem to login facebook after changing/reconfig ssh

I have connect to facebook after reconfiguring my ubuntu's ssh with this code: $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure openssh-server $ sudo service ssh restart then I can't log in my facebook account anymore and ...
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X11 forwarding MATLAB under Ubuntu 15.04 leads to issues with text visualization

I am using ssh -Y to connect to a remote cluster from a laptop running Ubuntu 15.04, and when I launch MATLAB version 2013a or later, text is incorrectly displayed (e.g. in the editor, portions of ...
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No GUI in Ubuntu 14.04.2 after attempting to install Ark Server

I was attempting to follow this guide on how to set up an Ark Survival Evolved Server (including the bits recommended on Steam's website). I now get a black screen with no access from the Ubuntu ...
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Unable to connect via SSH from my PC

I am having problems to connect a Linose server via SSH from my ubuntu console. I can connect from other PC's to the same server. When I run: $ sudo apt-get install openssh-server ssh stop/waiting ...
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SSH users with single access directory and set commands?

I am looking for a way to have a user for instance root-1 to have access to the directory /root-1/* but not let him have access to anything before /root-1/* like /home/users/root-1/. And only have ...
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How to ssh to Pre-built Snappy Ubuntu Core for BBB?

Following instructions on page - https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/snappy/start/#try-beaglebone - after I put SD card in with the pre-built snappy ubuntu core (ubuntu-15.04-snappy-armhf-bbb.img) and ...
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How login a user on desktop screen using ssh

I wanted to be able to login users on their desktop using ssh. I've a lot of clients and I want to log all of them in using ssh from the server. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. How can this be accomplished? ...
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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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Errors executing Visual Studio Code in 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04 64bit with Putty and xming to ssh into. At the moment these are the error messages I'm getting when I run VSCode. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling VSCode in ...
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Lock user screen with custom full screen image and prevent unlock using ssh

I want to connect to a computer using ssh, lock the computer's screen by displaying a full screen custom text/image and prevent user from doing anything until I unlock the screen again using ssh. How ...
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VNC connection refused

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server running xubuntu desktop and x11vnc as a vnc server. I am connecting to it via VNC from another xubuntu dekstop using xvnc4viewer. The server has a dedicated IP address. ...
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SSH: Could not resolve hostname user@host: Name or service not known with my connection

I have a problem to connect a server using ssh. I got the following error message: ssh user@host SSH: Could not resolve hostname user@host: Name or service not known with my connection Also, if ...
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Why can I ssh into my server after I physically restart it, but not after I reboot via ssh?

I have a computer in my living room that I built myself to use as an ssh server to run various programs on as a fun project. I put Ubuntu Server 14.04 on there, and then used Google to figure out how ...
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How do I send a notify OSD message to a remote user via ssh?

Sometimes we need to send a message to a remote user. We can display messages on our local desktop using Notify OSD, but we are unable to send a message to the remote user's desktop. We tried the ...
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Different terminal color for local and ssh (ALL ssh connections) [duplicate]

I want to use different colors for gnome terminal when I (1) work local on my computer (for example, green font) and (2) remote by ssh (using ssh keys) (for example, red font). I found many answers, ...
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“PTY allocation request failed” error when trying to connect using SSH

I'm trying to log into Ubuntu desktop. I get the following error message: PTY allocation request failed What does it mean and how to connect to my desktop? This is the output with -v: debug1: ...
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Problems using the start-dfs,sh on hadoop 2.2.0

Im using this tutorial for installing hadoop 2.2.0 http://codesfusion.blogspot.in/2013/10/setup-hadoop-2x-220-on-ubuntu.html I've completed many of the steps successfully but I'm stuck over this ...
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Shut down list of servers given in a file

I have a list of 17 servers in this format 172.16.1.4 #servername-A 172.16.2.75 #servername-B 172.16.5.53 #servername-C 172.16.5.61 #servername-D i'd like a script that can ...
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SSH Public Key - No supported authentication methods available (server sent public key)

I have a 12.10 server setup in a virtual machine with its network set to bridged (essentially will be seen as a computer connected to my switch). I installed opensshd via apt-get and was able to ...
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SSH: Permission denied, please try again. While tryng to connect to remote 12.04 server

I'm having quite the head ache because of this. The day before yesterday I rented a VPS at atlantic. They provided me with vnc and root's ssh credentials. I could only login through a VNC viewer ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and openssh-server

I have a problem installing openssh server and client on Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I want to make a home server, but I am a Windows user and I need a graphic interface. First of all, I used the command ...
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Why does my SSH connection time out after attempting to use 'scp'?

While connecting to a web server via SSH from my PC, I attempted to transfer some files using scp. The syntax I used was scp user@webserver.com:/home/user/public_html/index.html/ ...
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Allow DISPLAY access for a user not logged on GUI

A user "usera" is logged on GUI on ubuntu 14.04.3 (same issue appears on 15.04). When a user "userb" log on the PC through ssh, he can't launch a graphical application with export DISPLAY=:0, for ...
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Server keeps asking for password after I've copied my SSH Public Key to authorized_keys

I have an Ubuntu Server, running in a Cloud. I created a user (git). In the folder /home/git, I have created the .ssh/ dir, and the authorized_keys file. But, when I put my SSH Public Key in the ...
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Server gets killed due to increasing number of ssh-agent processes

I have a deployment user that's running a cronjob tuning in every minute. On the remote server (the deployment target) I didn't have my public keys available but instead got a Could not open a ...
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ssh: connect to host HOSTNAME port 22: Connection timed out

I have trouble connecting to a server with ssh from my Lubuntu 14.04 computer, although it can be done from other machines. I can't get to the address online either (others can). Am currently using a ...
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Giving Ubuntu Desktop a domain name to ssh into [duplicate]

I know absolutely nothing about remote access to a desktop. I've just set up a machine with Ubuntu installed which I wish to run calculations on remotely. I've installed openssh-server and opened ...
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why can't I ssh into my aws ec2 instance? Permission denied (publickey)

I created two ec2 instances, and was able to ssh into the first two fine. After creating the third, I get this error upon trying to ssh into any of them. This is what I'm running: ssh -v -i ...
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My SSH between laptop and server works in localhost, but not remote

I know that this is a common issue, and ive seen alot of posts about it and read alot, but i think alot of the articles and guides assume that the remote connection will work just as easy as the ...
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How to deal with mixed permissions while using rsync?

I have a directory which I wish to duplicate on a remote server using rsync. Incidentally, these files are put in the synced directory by use of a Samba share, from Windows clients. I've created a ...
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Cannot connect to university computer via ssh over a VPN connection to my uni. network?

I need to VPN for happen a ssh connection to my uni. server. Both computer powered by Ubuntu 13.10. I am able to establish VPN connection to the network but ssh connection does not repond and gives ...
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Ssh not working after vpn connection established

I am new to Ubuntu, actually new to Linux alltogeter. I have an Ubuntu Mate 14.04 installed on my machine. I also use a vpn connection to remotely access my work account. Even though it worked just ...
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Using rsync to back up a remote computer through a reverse ssh link

I can rsync to my remote computer, but cannot rsync from my remote computer--it doesn't seem to exchange a file list in that direction, so it tries to transfer all of a huge number of files rather ...
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Trying to do ssh authentication with key files: server refused our key

I'm trying to setup ssh authentication with key files in stead of username/password. The client is a Windows box running PuTTY and the server is a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I downloaded puttygen.exe ...