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

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Ubuntu 12.04 crashes when using ssh -X [closed]

I am using a double boot of Win 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 in my Laptop HP Pavilion dm4. I am attempting to use ssh -X to connect to server running Centos and be able to open a visual interface on wich I am ...
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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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how to mantain an “scp session” open?

I massively use scp and ssh for work. I'm a little bored to insert the password everytime Usually I scp many files from term and I was wondering if there is a way to mantain open the scp connection. I ...
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ssh always prompts for key password

I'm using 12.10 with gnome-shell 3.6. I have multiple ssh keypairs (created with ssh-keygen). They're stored in ~/.ssh/ids/hostname/id_rsa and id_rsa.pub. I have a file ~/.ssh/config which says which ...
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Download file directly to a remote machine

Is there any possibility to download a file to some remote machine which has ftp, ssh, nfs access. What I mean is that it doesn't have to go through the machine from which the download is issued.
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Leave Ubuntu server to compute in background [duplicate]

I have access to a server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I connect to it using XManager or PuTTY. But as soon as I close my client, I will be logged from the server. So is there a way how I could shut down ...
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Connecting ubuntu computers via ssh

I am trying to connect the computers on my home wifi network via SSH. But I get "connection refused". Here is a supporting image (ip address changed for security purposes). Why is it refusing the ...
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using x11 forwarding with ssh and vnc?

I am working on a remote cluster via ssh with the -X option, because I need to visualize data and graphs, over a vpn protocol. Sometime due to the instability of the internet connection I lose my ...
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Change wallpaper via ssh

I have a server running 12.04 32bit. I would like to change the wallpaper via an ssh connection. I tried the following command, but it didn't change the wallpaper. The command works if I am on the ...
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Cant connect to my SSH remotely

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to connect to my SSH server remotely, I get authentication denied because the password is incorrect. However, when I connect to my machine from my local network ...
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Why am I getting a “port 22: Connection refused” error?

I am getting a port 22: Connection refused error while connecting to a server. I have both the openssh client and server installed, and they are running. But still there is an error. Please ...
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How to prevent autossh from becoming stuck once in a while?

I am using autossh to build a reverse ssh tunnel but from time to time the tunnel stops working and I need to kill autossh and start it again. /etc/cron.d/autossh @reboot autossh -f -nNT -R ...
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Is it possible to use bzr on Launchpad without using port 22?

I'm trying to pull from and push to bazaar branches hosted at launchpad.net but my internet provider is blocking port 22. Is it possible to use port 80 or 443 instead?
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Move window from display :0.0 to display :10.0?

I'm using Cygwin to login to my lubuntu box: ssh -y *user*@192.168.12.37 I can easily use byobu to redeem my cli session. Is there a way to move a running window from display :0.0 to my remote ...
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What is the best way to bypass China firewall to allow SSH deploy@**.com

I am trying to bypass the china firewall and allow SSH deploy@**.com at the command console. This is because I need to test the games I wrote on apps.facebook.com/**. I tried VPN (both pptp and ...
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Déjà Dup over SSH - where to enter my login credentials?

I'm trying to make a backup of my folder in my ubuntu 12.10. I'm using BackUp in system setting using ssh, it can go through preparation file to backup. but then failed. cannot have permission to ...
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Broken fonts in Emacs over SSH

I'm having a problem with Emacs when I SSH from my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to another Linux machine. FWIW, I believe the remote machine is using SUSE Enterprise Server 10 SP2, which is possibly quite ...
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How can I 'ssh' to an ubuntu server running on VirutalBox

I have installed Ubuntu Server on a virtual machine in VirtualBox which runs on Windows 7. How can I connect through ssh to that virtual machine? I go and type 'ifconfig', and i get this address ...
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SSH Lost Terminal Colors

I have to computers with exactly the same configuration (same PS1 etc...). When I ssh from A to B the terminal correctly displays PS1 and file type colors (i.e. blue directories, green executables ...
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I ssh into server A with a common username, when i try to ssh into server B with passwordless I am asked for a password

The problem is that when other users login to server A with the same common username they are able to ssh into server B with passwordless login working. This means that it cannot be a permissions ...
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SSH asks for password

I have already : Installed the server Generated the pub/pri keys with -P "" Copied the id_rsa.pub to authorized_keys ssh localhost > answered "yes", copied to known_hosts tried ssh localhost >> ...
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Trying connect by SSH and get “access denied” by localtunnel

Hey I installed localtunnel - http://progrium.com/localtunnel/ and I tried connect from my laptop using putty(I even unckecked attempt gssapi authentication) and I receive login as: hsf ...
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Can't ssh with IP alias

This is may sound like a weird prob. I am able to seamlessly ssh to remote hosts and also to "localhost". As part of requirement, I have modified the /etc/hosts file with below entries: 127.0.0.1 ...
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ssh: connect to host xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx port 22: Connection refused

Well im trying to connect to a client machine using ssh using this command ssh root@ip-of-server It immediately slaps me with this error ssh: connect to host xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx port 22: ...
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Can't connect (ssh, ftp,… timeout) to one computer on LAN (ping possible)

Since I've had a laptop (A), I've been trying to connect it with my Desktop PC (B) via router in a LAN, problem is (B) won't even answer any request aside from a ping. I've tried ssh, ftp, vnc, samba, ...
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File manager (Nautilus) hangs or is ultra slow when listing contents of ssh/sftp server

I used to use File --> Connect to server to connect to my remote ssh a lot before 12.04/11.10. But now in a fresh install of 12.04, whenever I try to access the remote files, nautilus either always ...
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SSH Connection time out

Whenever I try to SSH my VPS account it says: SSH connection time out during banner exchange. I want to know the reason behind this problem and a solution. My VPS is running Ubuntu 12.04 Server ...
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How do I copy files that need root access with scp?

I have an Ubuntu server to which I am connecting using SSH. I need to upload files from my machine into /var/www/ on the server, the files in /var/www/ are owned by root. Using PuTTY, after I log ...
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WebOS HP Touchpad - Unable to ssh into Tablet via Ubuntu

I installed the OpenSSH server and client application on Ubuntu, then installed OpenSSH via preware on the HP Touchpad, along with Xecutah, and Xterm. I enter ssh root@192.168.2.6 and get this ...
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SSH password entered too many times Connection refused

I tried connecting to my new installed Ubuntu 12 server via SSH and I was asked for my password. (I had used "myusername@ipadress" to connect) After entering the right password a few times (with no ...
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Would it be practical/secure to import my GPG keys into (Open)SSH?

I know a bit about computer security, and well as about the concept of public and private keys. I also know that both GPG and (Open)SSH use the public/private key system. My question is, is there ...
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Remote reboot over ssh does not restart [duplicate]

I would like to remotely reboot my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server via ssh. I do sudo reboot and I loose connection and the server connection does not reappear. It does not ping. When I go the the physical ...
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How to connect to Windows PC in graphical mode?

My basic desktop PC uses Ubuntu 12.04. However for work I need a few programs (like Hec-Ras) that I didn't succeed to run trough wine or play on linux. I thought of easy solution: to connect Windows ...
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How do I suppress the “New release '12.10' available” message?

When I ssh into my Mythbuntu box, I get this message: Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-32-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ New release '12.10' available. ...
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sbackup fails to connect via ssh when run via sudo

I prefer to run sbackup via sudo to be able to backup other things than my normal user has access to. But sbackup fails to connect to the specified host via ssh when it is run via sudo. It says ...
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SSH problem - Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer

I can SSH in one direction with no problems: OK --> ssh user@computerA but the other way, ssh user@computerB I get Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer. I don't even begin to know ...
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Freezing on Logout / Disconnected SSH Connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I have been having my Ubuntu desktop freeze occasionally when logging out of a graphical session (using computer locally), or when ...
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Can't reboot system using ssh

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I would like to reboot my system. I ssh into it fine, but when I run sudo reboot I get the following error -bash: /usr/bin/sudo: Input/output error. It is at this ...
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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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Git does not ask for passphrase during pull/push in terminal

I'm trying to use git from the terminal in my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. My repository is hosted in Github, and I have the a key for my desktop. Whenever I do either "git pull" or "git push," a dialog box ...
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How to run local shell script on remote server via SSH?

I want to run a local shell script on a remote computer with SSH. How can I do this?
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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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host key verification failed from “connect to server” utility

I am able to use SSH from terminal but I am not able to use it from "connect to Server.." utility. it is showing the error in the dialog box as below: Cannot display location ...
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How to copy files from a remote computer?

I have set up a new pc, and I want to copy data from my old pc to it, without having to manually copy everything to an external drive. I guess I could do something with rsync over ssh, but have no ...
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xrdp setup over ssh

Here are the steps to install xrdp on ubuntu 12.04 and get it working: http://www.ubuntututorials.com/remote-desktop-ubuntu-12-04-windows-7/ However, I want a secure xrdp connection over ssh and ...
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VIM does not detect syntax of .ssh/config

On a plain Ubuntu installation (12.04 in my case) when I have no ~/.vimrc VIM does not detect syntax of .ssh/config. Syntax highlighting works, but it does not set the correct filetype. vi ...
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Bizarre SSH Problem - It won't even start

I recently got Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, got it up and running with some MediaWiki software, static IP on the box and router and was able to access the main page even from a cell phone. Everything seemed ...
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ssh multiple clients

Hi I am new to ssh server but I have successfully been running it on other Ubuntu 12.04 computers. The latest computer I set up with openssh-server only seems to allow one shared connection between ...
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Log into desktop using SSH?

A few months ago I converted an old desktop computer into a basic server by putting Ubuntu (desktop version) onto it and setting up apache2, etc. I have SSH configured so that I can work on it ...