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

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Invalid host for ssh forwarding: ssh : could not resolved host name ubuntuN1.master: name or service not found

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS MAAS Server on VMWare Workstation 6.5. The Ip address is 192.168.43.191 and Web UI, maas-dhcp and maas-dns are ready. I added 2 nodes via VMWare and all were in ready ...
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Ubuntu server 13.04 ssh keygen issue

I want to be able to use github and their service hooks to deploy sites and apps to the server. To do this I need to create an ssh key and put the public key into github. I go through the ...
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connecting through a proxy, ssh Could not resolve hostname

I need to connect with a server of my company. I'm behind a proxy, and my browser have the proxy configured. From my browser, I can reach this server. But with ssh I cannot contact with this server, ...
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Ssh does not work on ubuntu. It does work from another client

I recently ran into some ssh connections problems which does puzzle me. I bought some while ago a raspberry pi and I remotely connected to it using my Ubuntu (13.04) laptop via my home network. This ...
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Ad Hoc Network IP Issue

I'm trying to set up an ad hoc network between an ARTiGO a1000 system (running ubuntu 11.10) and my computer (running mac os x), and I can't seem to get the connection working. I've tried setting up ...
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How do I setup Network Manager and VPN on Ubuntu Server with VNC/XFCE4?

I have an Amazon EC2 Micro Instance that I use for semi-anonymous web browsing, but just to be safe, I would like to use Network Manager to setup a VPN. When I login to VNC and try to use Network ...
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ssh-agent not accessible within a schroot

I'm using an schroot to do some builds of deployment packages, and there's a lot of to and fro between the host and the schroot environments. Within the schroot the ssh-agent doesn't seem to be ...
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Remote initialization of pulseaudio devices

I am administrating remotely a Ubuntu 12.04 which was originally installed as a desktop machine. I am away from home, so I want to use SSH in order to let my sound card to get access to a USB radio ...
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How to populate configuration files over a lot of servers?

I have configuration files at my home directory (.bashrc, .gitignore, etc.). When I find something helpful for me I add this information into this files. But also I have access via ssh to different ...
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Server running on ESX can ping outside and inside but cannot be pinged (or ssh) from the inside

Have identical vm's that do not have this problem Those identical machines are the only machines that can actually ping and ssh to this certain box. Disabled firewall Added new nic that was e1000 and ...
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Font alias for remote X server connection

I am connecting to remote server to launch an X application (qmon). After I type ssh myserver -X and launch the application, I get the following error: Warning: Cannot convert string ...
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Install git on ubuntu with lamp

i have Ubuntu 12.10 on my server and i need lamp on it, i want to use git on it - which i'm new to -... so I've read This article about how to install git , it says that i should have public ssh key ...
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How to run openmpi on virtualbox with 3 PCs through SSH?

I have 3 PCs with Vista, running Ubuntu through Virtualbox on them. I have installed openmpi and ssh on them, they are connected via ethernet. The IP addresses are all 10.0.2.15. And I can ping with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 SSH works from terminal, but not from GNOME

I have two Ubuntu boxes set up: one running 12.04 Server and one running the standard desktop version of 12.04. I can ssh into my server computer from my desktop using terminal (using ssh ...
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wireless network instability with large file transfers after upgrade to 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on a PC at home. I use it to store files, manage git repos, and back up my remote servers. Everything was running great while I was running Ubuntu 11. Now, the connection ...
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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 Tunnel printing questions

I connect to my Office PC (my business) via SSH from my Home PC. Both Machines run 12.04 LTS. I ran SSH into the Office PC and use RDP. I have a Brother MFC-7860DW (connected to the Router via ...
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Suddenly cannot access SSH on LAN

I had ssh running on my LAN server. Suddenly (not sure what I did), I cannot access the LAN server via ssh. When I try, it just hangs for a while with no response and finally comes out with a timed ...
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mount a remote (ssh) usb disk?

My home server has an external USB drive connected. I prefer to keep it unmounted so I don't have to log in if I want to unplug it (for backup rotation). But I'd also like to be able to browse it in ...
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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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Reverse SSH Tunnel Issue

I'm working on setting up an unattended Ubuntu PC with Ubuntu Server 12.04 Minimal, and since this PC will be placed in a remote location with no keyboard or screen (unattended), I need to have a ...
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SSH google 2 step verification process over Nautilius

I do not know how to set connection for server with SSH google 2 step verification process over Nautilius? I have Ubuntu 12.10. Over terminal goes great with 2 step ver. also works great over ...
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Suspending the current ssh connection

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to learn ssh connections. I learned trick to suspend the current SSH connection and come back to localhost using: ~ + Ctrl-Z When I press Shift+~, I suppose that the ~ ...
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What “Uniform SSH access to cluster hosts” means?

To setup a hadoop cluster following the path A (automated way) in the cloudera manager installation guide, it is required a 'Uniform SSH access to cluster hosts on the same port from Cloudera ...
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ssh client times out to some servers, works on others

I have a strange problem and I'm not sure where to begin. My ssh client works on some servers but times out on others. Obviously, I checked that the servers are accessible via ssh from other ...
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How to find out what is blocking a port

I have 3 machines: Machine A - local network Machine B - local network Machine C - external network Local network has a dynamic IP and Dyndns is set up to forward it. I have ssh on Machine B ...
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Suddenly cannot SSH into server from LAN, but can from outside LAN?

This is the weirdest problem I've ever had with trying to ssh into a server. Suddenly I can't ssh from my workstation to the server on the LAN. I can do so just fine from home, however. ...
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How to detect “ghost” X sessions?

The trouble is that, sometimes, the X session stay open after that the user is disconnected (such as when the network link is disconnected) It occurs in many ways, such as via ltsp or via ...
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Postgresql server doesn't listen

I just recently install PostgreSQL on our server via SSH. The installation went successful, until the time I tried to connect to it using pgAdmin on my Windows machine. I received this kind of error: ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password): How to remove a password from an embedded device

I am trying to connect to an embedded device of mine through ssh. It's a FOX G20 V board. But I am having a hard time connecting because it always asks me for a password (it didn't used to before). ...
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SSH keys: How to start from scratch without reinstalling anything

I already have SSH functioning well with my server, to achieve this I have made edits to sshd_config and imported keys to my server. I am now planning to rejig my security, and would like to ...
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unable to connect local server with ssh?

i'm using ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. when i'm trying to connect with the local server it gives me following message and asking paasword even though it is configured with server. ...
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Is there a way so show mounted servers in the Unity launcher

I connect to several servers, which when mounted show up under network in Nautilus, however they don't show up in the Unity launcher. Is there a way to make them show up there just like the normal ...
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Cannot ssh my server after reboot

I have a linux server at my mom's house that I access through ssh from my house. It has been working fine until I rebooted it tonight; I actually rebooted it twice and it went fine and after the ...
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How to change operating system to Ubuntu on a VPS?

Apparently Zimbra is supported and recommended for Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately my OS of choice, Debian is not officially supported. So in order to upgrade and hence patch the much needed security ...
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bootstrap juju on maas

I have this little MAAS with only one node ready to deploy (ubuntu 12.04 Precise pangolin)... I was trying to set up the Juju enviroment but i continously get this error $ juju bootstrap Bootstrap ...
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Changes in remote dropbox files via ssh does not actualize local files

I have an officePC (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) which I access from homePC (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) through ssh and I change some remote files in a dropbox folder, but the local dropbox folder doesnt mirror the ...
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Cannot ssh after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded through ssh a system from 10.04 to 12.04. After the necessary restart I cannot ssh to the system (permission denied). Nothing went wrong during the upgrade process and I don't have physical ...
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When do I set the password to unlock a private SSH key?

I'm trying to set up SSH with bitbucket but failing. I generate my keys, add my public key to the repositry, load my keys, I try to push to the origin and I get a pop up saying: 'Enter password to ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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SSH connection closed by remote host

Hello so I'm fairly new to ubuntu. I've been trying to connect to my university's cluster using the ssh name@hostname command and after waiting for around 5 minutes I get notified that the connection ...
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Can connect using PuTTY but can't with PSFTP

I am new to Ubuntu and am having a lot of issues when trying to get PSFTP to connect to my Ubuntu server, which I am running in VirtualBox. I have open-ssh server and client installed on the server ...
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Passphrase for SSH not working

I know what my passphrase is for ssh, but the computer is not accepting it on on of my computers. I am trying to run this command from my desktop. ssh brian@host (ip address) -L 5900:localhost:5900 ...
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Saving SSL password for SVN in Ubuntu

I have tried to set up my SVN that way, that it saves my passwords, but for some reason it won't work. I am using a SSL certificate, for which I need to provide a password every time. I have tried ...
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Shellinabox with Apache

I want to run Shellinabox on the same port 80(/443) as my Apache server. I was following this tutorial. But I can't get it to work... When I go to http://ip/shell it doesn't work. But when I go ...
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Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password) when connecting to computers with LAN

I have two computers in my local network behind my belkin router in my home. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use secure copy to transfer a file from one computer to the other. Unfortunately, ...
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Remote Root Access over SSH Mount

I am looking for a way to access a remote file system as root, using a protocol like sshfs or fish://. My goal is to be able to administer files through a GUI locally (e.g. with Nautilus or dolphin) ...
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replace password prompts by confirmation

I'm a little annoyed by having to enter my password too many times (e.g. while running commands that start with sudo). There are ways to completely disable password prompts, e.g. How do I turn off all ...
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Can't copy files from mac osx via afp due to locked volumes

I am trying to copy some files from my laptop (OSX) to a file share on my ubuntu server. I have connected to the server in finder and I am able to copy from it and execute, delete files on the share. ...