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

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How do I get SSH server to work with putty client?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.01 desktop PC, 64-bit. It has openssh-server installed. When I SSH to the server from a linux box it works. But when I use PuTTY from my Windows 7 PC to connect then I just get ...
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How to change my home directory?

I have a current /home/user/ directory for ~ but I want to change it to be at /user/home/ /user/home already exists. The option of using usermod is not going to work because I don't have access to ...
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Error connecting Qt Cretaor to Raspberry Pi using ssh

I have generated a image for the raspberry pi board using buildroot 2014.11, but while connecting Qt Creator via ssh to raspberry pi board it shows the following error. Connecting to host… SSH ...
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Switch Desktop Environment from Command Line

I have Ubuntu Gnome installed on a headless box. I use SSH or VNC to connect to it. I'm trying to switch to XFCE and I've got it installed, but the tutorials say to log out, and select the desktop ...
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Ubuntu UI Toolkit's interaction with my device fails due to SSH protocol capabilities mismatch

Testing my device's (nexus 4 running latest from devel-prosed) connection from SDK->Options->Devices->Test I get: Connecting to host... SSH connection failure: SSH Protocol error: Server and client ...
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Can't SSH into Ubuntu Touch device

From my computer: cameron@cameron-ubuntu:~$ ssh phablet@192.168.99.124 Permission denied (publickey). So it seems that openssh on the phone doesn't have password authentication enabled. But it ...
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openssh: Permission denied

I am new to ubuntu and just started to configure my first ubuntu server. The problem is with openssh. I made openssh server using tasksel. Forwarded port 22 on router to Server IP. In the local ...
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Managing remote server connections via Nautilus

Is there any way to manage remote server credentials while using Nautilus remote server connect feature? The Recent Servers works for couple of connections, but not for 20+. Also it seems that if I ...
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problem editing sshd_config

We currently have a vulnerability in SSH (Ubuntu Server 10.04) that requires us to remove MD5 and RC4 from SSH, we did it correctly in 4 servers, but when we edit it on one server in particular and ...
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My ssh server stop accepting public keys after an upgrade

I know this has been asked 100 times but I tried the answers in other places (including changing permission of my ~/ssh directory) and I couldn't find a method to solve the problem. Background: my ssh ...
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Check which SSH key was used to login

So stupidly enough in our development team every individual SSH Key is used to access the root user directly. When Checking the auth.log i can find this Dec 18 09:45:04 webserver sshd[12377]: ...
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Bind more than 1 port over SSH?

I use SSH for managing linux servers. Sometimes I need to bind ports from the server to my client. I do this this way: sudo ssh <serverUser>@<server> -L ...
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Connect headless server to OpenVPN

I'm running a headless Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. I'd like to use a commercial VPN service to secure the server's internet connection, and my VPN provider uses passphrases for authentication. I've ...
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/var/log suspicious entries

For fun I tailed /var/log/auth.log (tail auth.log) and there were many of the following: sshd[16225]: Received disconnect from 203.100.83.32: 11: Bye Bye [preauth] The ip appears to be from ...
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is it possible to access internal hosts from ssh terminal using ssh tunnel from windows directly?

I have a Ubuntu server that I do web development on at work. At work I use a Windows PC but I am on the internal network so I can Putty into the server to change code. I access the pages it serves ...
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How do I change my username?

Some time ago when I installed Ubuntu I chose a rather stupid username for my account that I do not want to use anymore. How do I change this (including the name of my home directory, and the name ...
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While accessing SSH/SHELL The security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running in mozilla/ubuntu 14.04?

While logging in the Cpanel ssh shell from Mozilla firefox in ubuntu It says : The application cannot be run Your security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running.? (Instead of ...
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How can I chroot sftp-only SSH users into their homes?

I want to give a client access to my server, but I want to limit those users to their home directories. I will bind-mount in any files I want them to be able to see. I've created a user called bob ...
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SSH very slowly connect

When I do ssh root@ip_adress I receive password request through 7-8 seconds waiting. It happens when I do it with keys too. This is not server side problem I'm sure(Centos or Debian connecting to the ...
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Browse internet through another host without having external public ip on any host

I need to browse several websites (that also have flash content) through my home internet, while im in my work place. So from the website servers they see only access from my home IP. There is no ...
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Ubuntu terminal tabs show hostname instead of IP [duplicate]

I am using built in Terminal on 12.04LTS. I have multiple tabs open and in each one of those tabs I have an ssh connection. I was wondering if there was a way to show an entry (maybe the first one) ...
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ssh connection problem

Hi everyone i am developing a robotic app, i want to run my launch files under a ssh connection with this script but when i run script it wants may password, i write it but nothing happens although i ...
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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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Can't ssh into server, connection refused

I can't ssh into my server. The server is on a private network administrated by me. Ubuntu is version 14.04. This started when I changed to a wired ethernet card. The client is MobaXTerm (latest) ...
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How to copy files between two computers using SSH [duplicate]

I have 2 computers: PCA and PCB. I am also using a SSH connection that goes from A to B. So here's my problem: I have a folder saved on the desktop of PC A and I need to copy it to the desktop of PCB ...
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Unable to set env var for ssh key-based login

I have a ssh key based login and I cannot see env variables that I set in : .bashrc, .profile, /etc/profile.d/setup-my-env.sh export PATH=$PATH:$HOME/opt/openmpi/bin export ...
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How do I setup connectbot to access files from ubuntu and vice versa?

I am using ssh to transfer files between all my home computers and want to be able to do the same with my android phone and was told that connectbot is the way to go. The problem is I have no idea ...
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Unable to connect to Snappy Ubuntu Core via ssh

I have installed the Snappy Ubuntu Core alpha using KVM, but cannot connect to it using SSH. SSH returns ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer, which seems like a server-side ...
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How to setup TightVNC reverse remote through SSH Tunnel?

The simple and secure way to setup TightVNC reverse connection through SSH Tunnel between Ubuntu(Viewer) and Windows(Server)?
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Too many authentication failures for root in filezilla

So I finally made the move in my office to Ubuntu! Overall, I am very happy with the move from Mac and Windows. Most issues I was able to fix (graphic card issues) but this one issue I seem to fix but ...
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Why can't I upload files to SFTP home folder?

I configured SFTP using the guide “Remote Access over SFTP on Ubuntu 14.04”, but I’m confused by the directory structure. Why should I create another folder inside the home directory for upload? “How ...
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Public IP address hides device from network

I have flashed a mini-image of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS onto my BeagleBone Black. (Find latest BBB image). The BBB is connected to my home Router via Cat5 AND USB cables. Understandably, I can directly SSH ...
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Ubuntu SSH Server freezes client after password over internet

I can log in to my Ubuntu server via SSH from anywhere in my local network, but I cannot from the internet. When I attempt to, It requests my username, displays the banner, and prompts for the ...
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Is there a way to default your ssh user to something other than your currently logged in username?

I use a VM at home for work. My job consists of ssh'ing to several computers every day for various things... using the ssh user@servernotation is easy enough for this, but I've run into some issues ...
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Can Using Git over SSH be distinguished from normal SSH traffic?

So, I set up my iptables configuration so that repeated attempts to SSH into my private server cause a blacklist. # iptables -N SSH # iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport ssh -m conntrack --ctstate NEW ...
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How to access vhosts on ubuntu server from withing local network

recently started building a home network out of ubuntu server and a few other computers . . now on one older one i have installed ubuntu server and can connect to it with the ip and either ssh . . ...
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Error bootstrapping juju environment maas, crypto/rsa: verification error

I bootstrapped the juju environment for maas. It was working fine but, my bootstrapped node formatted due to network boot. I then removed juju and deleted the environments directory and reinstalled ...
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How to setup TighVNC reverse connection through SSH Tunnel between two PCes over the Internet?

How can I get the most secure and simplest way to setup a secure reverse connection with TightVNC (or ...) from PC1 to PC2 over the Internet with these specifications? PC1: VNC_Client(Admin, Viewer): ...
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different password for root priviledge

currently I'm actually having a security concern regarding acquiring root privilege on my server. Current situation: I login using SSH to my server and I use my user account for this, this user ...
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maas node times out after during juju bootstrap

I have 6 nodes that have all been commissioned. I can ssh to 2 of them with ubuntu@ip_address. The other 4 fail to ssh with "Permission denied (publickey)". Juju deploy fail with "Failed to query ...
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ssh connections to Ubuntu are intermittent

I'm trying to use ssh to connect from a Mac to Ubuntu 12.04. I get "Connection reset by peer." Try again and I get "port 22: Connection refused." Keep trying and I get password prompt. Enter password ...
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linux ssh error while connecting to the host

I lately bought a host on godaddy, everything was working well until i started getting bothered to always have input the password and decided to use id_rsa to be able to get authenticated ...
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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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How to use sublime text editor over ssh?

First off, I'm new to ssh. I would like to use Sublime text as my text editor on my computer. However, I cannot install it on the computers that I am connecting to with ssh. How can I use it as my ...
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SSH Connection Problem on local network

I am having an issue with SSH on my web server. I am trying to SSH into the server, which is on the same network as the computer I am connecting from. I get the error: ssh_exchange_identification: ...
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Can't reach my server from another network

setting up my own server lead me to a problem, that i can't solve on my own. My server is a 'Ubuntu-server 14.04.1' and is located behind a 'FR!TZBox 7390'. My ipv4-adress is projected on a ...
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Access GUI in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Minimal through SSH

I followed the steps from this website: Everything works fine until I use startx command. It shows me the error in the picture below: It give me error about xf860console: cannot find a free VT: ...
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Establishing an ssh connection between 2 computers using a VPN

This is my setup. I have a mac that is running parallels 10. Inside parallels I am running an ubuntu VM 12.04. Now i need to be able to connect to other remote ubuntu computers with an ssh. I have ...
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File system went read only after adding ssh key

I followed this guide to set up ssh key on my digital ocean droplet, but since I made step 4 my file system went read-only. I changed /etc/ssh/sshd_config from PermitRootLogin yes to PermitRootLogin ...
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How to grant access to a folder which resides in a folder owned by another group

Situation: Group A requires access to /path/to/dir/foo to upload files through ssh or ftp, but the directory in question: /path/to/dir/foo is owned by group B (if you'd like: /path is recursively ...