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

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Create FTP account with vsftpd limited to one folder only?

Have a fresh Ubuntu install 14.04 on digital ocean. Just installed vsftpd using this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/ftp-server.html#vsftpd-userauth-configuration The only things I ...
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Fresh install of ubuntu SSH only working from localhost

I installed the latest version of ubuntu on ESXi as a VM. I then installed openSSH and it worked once from a remote machine and got hung up when trying to execute a command on mysql. Ever since I ...
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SSH connection failing since I changed server port number

Yesterday I changed the default ports on the server from 22 to 1993 then restarted but now I can't connect at all. I used ssh -i keyname.pem ubuntu@remotehost to connect then sudo vi ...
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SFTP Excecute Bit does not seem to be working correctly

I am trying to replace an existing FTP server and switch the users to be using sftp. We have some strict requirements as far as permissions required on the folders. For instance on the user's FTP ...
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SFTP/SSH Not Working in Ubuntu Touch

It was working before but now it stopped working. Even in Ubuntu SDK I can't run my application directly to my device...though I'm not sure they are related. The error is: Command: open ...
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how to change desktop background in ubuntu desktop

I was using gnome desktop environment at the start but i switched to unity environment by install unity shell via this command sudo apt get install Ubuntu-desktop after this I have many issues like ...
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SSH to cluster under a VPN

My university requires that I connect to VPN, in order to connect to our cluster. I have, after a long struggle, managed to connect to the VPN using the FortiClient VPN command line interface. My ...
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Server Upgrade an 'end-of-life' Server from ISO over SSH

I have read that it is possible to upgrade ubuntu from an ISO image, but would the same be possible from a remote location over SSH? After mounting the ISO, what command would I use to upgrade? I ask ...
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ssh, problem with headless device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a headless device. Since the last update and shutdown it is not possible to connect via ssh anymore. nmap shows the machine is up and in the network, all ports are ...
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Black screen when accessing Ubuntu remote host via VNC and vino-server

I have a headless server and I am trying to setup a VNC connection in order to access it with a GUI. Now I have only root access via ssh. I have followed most of the instructions given here Enable ...
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cannot use visual mode GUI through ssh -XY <ip_address>

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and I am trying to ssh to log into a remote server which is also running ubuntu 12.04. I am using "ssh -X ". I can log into the remote server smoothly, but cannot use the ...
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Moved a VBox guest to a physical host; network is up, but OpenSSH is not. Why?

I've come a cross an issue I really don't understand. I wanted to install Ubuntu Server on a headless box I have. The desktop sits right next to it, and adding and removing disks are very easy, so I ...
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Is it possible to login into lightdm interactive screen remotely?

I have this big Ubuntu desktop that dubs also as a home cinema PC. When I feel lazy, I'd love to be able to run the PC remotely and watch movies from my bed. I can turn it on via WoL. I can launch ...
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Reaching a login limit over SSH - How can I open more than 11 sessions?

I have a SSH connection to my Ubuntu VPS. I use it to create a proxy tunnel and it works well. I use Nethogs and "w" command to monitor the traffic. Nothing bad happens until I reach @pts/11. When ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu host not possible

I have an Ubuntu-Host which is connected via wlan (and for testing to wired net) to a local net. This Ubuntu-Host is not reachable via network by any other clients on the same network. But: If I do a ...
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'ssh -x -a -oClearAllForwardings=yes' running on my machine

I have a process with the following name: ssh -x -a -oClearAllForwardings=yes -2 user@host -s sftp running on my machine, not for the first time, and I don't remember running such (I have obscured ...
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Can't change ssh port (Trusty 14.04)

I've been trying to change my ssh port without success and none of the suggestions I've found did the trick for me. I'm on Trusty 14.04 at Rackspace (upgraded from Precise). This is the sequence of ...
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User has no permissions in sftp

I installed LAMP in my Digital Ocean droplet. I have successfully logged in to SFTP. However, when I try to do anything in my /var/www/html/ folder it says permission denied. It may be worth ...
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Non privileged user launch SSH?

My server got hacked, and as a result the server guys decided that my apache user would be one called 'nonpriv' which has no privileges at all. Before that happened, I had a user that run apache ...
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Cannot install Openssh-server or client

When I go to install, I get this error: sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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ssh dynamic socks server running in the system is not accessible from outside

I have an infrastructure hotspot setup on my Ubuntu machine using ap-hotspot. I connect to this hotspot from my Android phone and am able to access the internet through this. Now, I have a ssh ...
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Why would SSH ask for password every other day?

So I've been using ssh for quite a while with a server for the company I work with. Since about a month ago ssh keeps asking me for my passphrase for the rsa key, mind you, it does it every other day. ...
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Disconnect Idle session

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, no GUI installed. I want to configure the disconnection of a user (ssh and terminal) if their session is idle for 15 minutes. I tried to add the following to /etc/profile: ...
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cluster, PXE boot, without disk

I would like to build a cluster to handle converting the movie. At home I have 12 dell without disk. All C2D 1Gb DDR2. The assumption is such that - One server connected to the switch. master - All ...
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Desktop's “Connect to Server” function repeatedly asks for SSH password after connecting

I would like to use the "Connect to Server" function (available from the Ubuntu desktop menu) to open a Nautilus window showing the file system of another machine through SSH, since I find it easier ...
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artillary is not with SSH in ubuntu

I have installed Artillery in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have started artillary and started that service with service artillery start while I am doing netstat -nltp | grep LISTEN why SSH port number ...
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How to allow multiple users to use the X display?

I got a physical machine running Ubuntu 12.10 server edition along with a X server + Unity. I would like to remotely connect to this machine through SSH to run a graphical application over the remote ...
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keep track of all logins and logouts

The system is using wtmp to keep track of all logins and logouts to the system. Since the new year, it doesn't keep track for more than a day. For example when I look at all logins I see the ...
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Not able to connect to Vmware ubuntu using Putty in Windows 7

I have installed Vmware Ubuntu in my Windows 7 PC, with network settings as Bridge connection. I got IP address in Ubuntu as "192.168.1.3" and I am able to ping that IP from my Windows host, but when ...
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how to quit sshuttle and get system networking back to normal in VBox

I love sshuttle. My new fav toy. But...when i run from the command line and I use ctl-c to quit....my networking is screwed and I have to restart the VM. Using 12.04 Here is how i start from the ...
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How to ssh tunnel to ec2 for running a local python script

I can create a tunnel for FF using the below on Ubuntu. Machine is 12.04 in a VBox on a mac host. -i ~/.ec2/aws_development_oregon.pem -C2qTnN -D 8080 ubuntu@test.com But..what I need is for my ...
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Permissions problems with Ubuntu 12.04 Web Server (Nginx + PHP5-fpm)

I've been trying to wrap my head around the permissions system on Linux, but I'm having some problems. I setup a web server using the Tuxlite.com script and everything works fine, as long as I login ...
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See Byobu Screens using ConnectBot

I use ConnectBot sometimes to connect to my ubuntu machine, and that works fine, however it just comes up with a standard shell, not my byobu screens that I get when I connect to it using another ...
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Allow users to access specified IPs only

I have a computer that offers both a VPN and a SSH server running three (separated) VPN networks. All users log into the server via ssh. However, I want that only certain users can communicate to ...
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how do i set up a remote desktop connection on a VPS using terminal access (12.04)

I dont know much about Linux and I want to learn more so i signed up for a VPS. i want to use some form of remote desktop and so far i am failing. i think i've setup xrdp and vncserver on the linux ...
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SSH keys don't work on KDE

I've got my ssh keys working on Gnome and XFCE (using gnome-keyring). However when I switched to KDE, then it doesn't work at all. What's more, even when I start ssh-agent, and add keys, and try to ...
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SSH not working on my remote server

Connection issue on my server, I connect server to my local but not connect Error on File Browser popup "ssh program unexpectedly exited". I am trying to via terminal its working fine but not working ...
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How SSH access to the Ubuntu container via USB in Windows computer?

Experts I have installed Ubuntu touch in Galaxy Nexus, it runs well. Following the "Accessing the device over SSH" instruction, I can ssh access to Ubuntu via wireless and via USB in linux ...
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Chrooting to a mounted USB Stick using SFTP

I would like to use SFTP over OpenSSH as a small FTP server. However I would like to use a mounted hard drive or USB stick as the chrooted directory for the user. As far as I see, chrooting is ...
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Very slow speed while mounting via SSHFS

My host is ubuntu 12.04. My guest is vanilla 3.0.33 kernel with custom rootfs. I have encountered the subj problem, while mounting host folder on the guest machine via sshfs. sshfs ...
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How To Configure Multiple Virtual Machines As An Internal Network Via SSH

First of all, I am using Windows 7 as a host. Then I install Ubuntu 12.04 Guest under VirtualBox. Then I get an access to the other four virtual machines (also Ubuntu 12.04 Guest) via ssh by running ...
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pam radius module access-reject

I am trying to set up an Ubuntu server that my users will connect to. I already have a Radius server running on a Windows box, and I would like for connections to this Ubuntu box to authenticate to ...
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“Service ssh restart” causes server to encounter Kernel panic

I just got my HDD's in my servers raid controller replaced with Intel 520 SSD's. Now after reinstalling the server (with ubuntu server 12.04 and with a newer kernel 3.8.0-29-generic) and installing ...
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Why this upstart job is preventing lightdm from shutdown or restart my notebook?

in order to have a permanet ssh tunnel running I set up the following upstart job in /etc/init/ssh-tunnel.conf: # ssh tunnel - simple personal ssh tunnel description "simple personal ssh tunnel" ...
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fail2ban block retry count always changes

As title mentions clearly, fail2ban block retry count always changes. I set all retry counts to 3; but sometimes it blocks me after 6 or 7 retries. How can set its behavior a constant value? I added ...
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Nx Client Windows

I have NX Client installed on my Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 systems. Settings for NXClient in Windows: Correct Ip/port Desktop: GNOME Display Available Area My Ubuntu 13.04 system with NXClient is ...
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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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Force lease renew for leases in /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases

I have a Raspberry Pi connected to my laptop (running 13.04 with Gnome) via direct ethernet using these instructions. Normally, the RPi will connect and work just fine. However, if I disconnect the ...
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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, ...