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

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Take Control of Process via SSH

I've started a process via SSH that it seems will take 2-3 days. I've not started this via tmux, so if my connection dies, my task will need to start over. Is there anyway I can login to another SSH ...
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Configure VPN connection in terminal

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection on a remote box, via ssh, to use my account on IPVanish, this is a guide to configure the connection using the GUI, which is not my case because I need to ssh into ...
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SSH: Connection refused from windows but NOT from linux

I have an issue when I try connecting to my Ubuntu server from local network. when I try to connect from my PC (static IP) with win7 and putty, I get Network error:connection refused But when I ...
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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 set up ssh-agent

I have set up ssh-agent. The problem is, it stills asks for a pass-phrase every time! How do I set it up to only ask for a pass-phrase once? It would be best if it only asked when it was first needed, ...
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The effect of putting sudo -i command in /etc/fstab

I have a computer (computer A) which only can be accessed by ssh from another computer (computer B) within internal network. ssh username@10.**.**.** FYI, I do not activate root account in computer ...
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Why does remote server over ssh prompt for password even if I locked user?

I created Ubuntu server in VirtualBox and created additional user. Than locked it with passwd -l user. Then when I try to ssh that user, it keeps asking for password, but even if I input password, ...
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SSH with VirtualBox

How do I SSH into Ubuntu from an outside network? It's running in VirtualBox and the network adapter as to remain NAT. I can't seem to figure out how to set it up. Are there any ways to directly SSH ...
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Starting over with SSH on local machine

I am using a Ubuntu 13.10 box to communicate with another local server, bitbucket (for Git) and a remote web host. I have decided that I do not like my current SSH key setup because things were not ...
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Can't get SSH to work

I tried to set up an ssh connection using an RSA key but I can't get it working. My permissions are ok, I set in the sshd_configfile that it has to use a public key for authentication, I of course ...
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Server disk encrpytion prevents connection after SSH remote reboot

newbie here. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old machine for a home server project using a static IP address. Running OpenSSH server on it enables me to connect remotely from my Windows7 ...
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Ubuntu Touch ssh connection refused

running Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 4. I've installed ssh server and have followed the instructions available in the wiki to ssh into the phone, but it tells me connection is refused. Doing the standard ...
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Remote file transfer? (transfer files on local machine from remote machine)

I have a file server that seconds as a media centre. Lets call the server Barton. It has 2 external hard drives plugged into it. It also constantly has video files playing on it which are outputting ...
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Ubuntu - saying your security settings have blocked an application from running with an out-of-date version of java

I have this new problem since 2014 begin. I cant remotely login to this enterprise network for giving them support. Its keep showing this new error. How to fix it please? EDIT:
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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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Can't read/edit existing files

I have Ubuntu (Lubuntu 12.04) installed on sd card which i use in mk802 mini pc. When i mount sd card on my PC (Ubuntu 12.04) there is no possibility to read/edit files related to ssh (e.g. ...
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Strange terminal navigation when logged in as new user

I am not even sure how to ask this properly.. I am using EC2 Ubuntu 12.04 I added a new user sudo useradd -g admin admin sudo adduser admin sudo Changed shudders so I can use new user without ...
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Help! My server has been hacked - .IptabLes and .IptabLex in /boot [closed]

I'm running a Ubuntu 6.06 dapper server and it has been hacked. I'll admit up front here that I'm a programmer and not a system administrator so even though I've worked with Unix/Linux for years my ...
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Ubuntu Server setup, sync folders, available offline, music etc

I am setting up a Ubuntu Server (13.10) for my home network and need some suggestions on how to go about setting up shares, offline files etc. Here is what I am trying to accomplish: Ability to have ...
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Restore SSH Key from txt

I had saved my private and public SSH key contents to a text file, and I recently had to reinstall Ubuntu meaning I lost most of the stuff that was in my home folder. Now, I would like to restore my ...
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Unison vs Rsync + Mounted Remot Drive

So my situation is that I want to my development files - Ruby & PHP - available to all of my machines when I am home and away. When I asked the question before (Mount my Webserver as a drive in ...
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ssh server does not start on lubuntu live image

I installed the lubuntu 13.10 32bit iso image with usb-creator-gtk on a USB stick and assigned 2GB of persistent storage to it. That's for a thin client, which does not have any storage of itself at ...
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Use Nautilus to open an SSH connection using hostname

I'm trying to SSH another machine on my LAN using the hostname because the local IP address gets re-assigned somewhat regularly (we have issues with our ISP and frequently have to reset our network). ...
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Open a window in a remote machine

Is there a way to open a window in a remote machine via ssh? I know that ssh -X redirects to my local remote windows but is there a way to open that windows in the remote machine and keep it alive ...
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piping using ssh without having to relogin for every pipe

I have an ssh connection and I have to send some local files and output to the ssh server. I know I can do this using the following command tar zcf - stuff | ssh user@server 'tar zxf -' I would ...
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When exactly SSH-agent use my private_key to connect remote server?

I need some basics about SSH, because I dont understand some little things that helps me understand the process of SSH connecting. I have Ubuntu server on my virtualbox and Ubuntu desktop on my host. ...
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Strange characters (^[[A) on Cygwin command line when I SSH into a Ubuntu VM

Up arrow produces ^[[A and down arrow produces ^[[B These look like ASCI escape codes. I don't get this problem when I am working outside of the SSH session. Also, when I sudo su in the SSH ...
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motd displayed twice

So here's the deal. I've created /etc/motd.tail as suggested by Ubuntu documentation which should append STATIC content to /etc/motd . However as well as this work, it displays the MOTD TWICE when I ...
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Clone Ubuntu with openssh-server, Still asking for password

I have a Ubuntu virtual machine with ssh installed. (Ubuntu 12 with GUI) I clone it and renew the clone IP address. I want that the Master can have ssh to the clone without asking password. I had ...
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Transfer file that keeps changing by having new lines appended

So I have a windows computer that is continuously collecting data for a physics experiment. The data is saved in a text file for which each new event is appended in a new line. Every-time I need to ...
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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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How to sync keepass2 using scp/ssh?

I want to access/save my keyDB using keepass2 on a SSH server. On windows, it is available through IOProtocolExt plugin (which contains winscp portable executable). ...
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ssh: connect to host localhost port 22: Connection refused [closed]

Although This has been discussed, but still i am not able to solve this. Here is a quick review of what i did and how i got into the trouble: Installed Ubuntu 12.10, installed ssh, sudo apt-get ...
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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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sshd won't stop/start properly

I am running ubuntu 13.10 (fresh install). I have installed openssh-server. During the process of trying to troubleshoot a problem with logging in via ssh from another linux system (also running ...
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How can I allow access to both SSH and SFTP?

I started from the following article to set up SFTP on Ubuntu Server: http://blog.srmklive.com/2013/04/24/how-to-setup-sftp-server-ftp-over-ssh-in-ubuntu/. If I follow these instructions, I can ...
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How to use an environment variable of a remote host using scp?

I have two machine, host1 and host2. I would like to use an environment variable of host2, from a scp command from host1. For instance, use this kind of command from host1 : scp file ...
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No route to host. How to SSH from guest machine in virtualbox to host machine by bridged adapter?

Sorry for the mistakes I've made. I'm trying to connect through ssh to my host machine (Ubuntu 13.10) from guest machine (Ubuntu Server 13.10) which has bridged adapter. Vice versa everything ok - I ...
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How can I access to guest machine via ssh which has Bridged Adapter

I'm sorry for the mistakes I've made, I'm not Englishman. I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Virtualbox installed Ubuntu Server 13.10 (Bridged Adapter). Guest machine has nginx, mariaDB, php etc. - hence web ...
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My new server has ssh_host_ecdsa_key and ssh_host_rsa_key files on it already, is this normal?

I have a new dedicated server, which I currently access with username and password over ssh. I have not yet set up an ssh key. I am just looking into it now. So this is a new server with ubuntu ...
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Permission problem with SFTP in FileZilla

Recently, we installed Ubuntu Server on our servers this is very new for us. However, we tried to setup a apache2 server which did work. But the problem is that we can't configure apache and other ...
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tunneling ssh through ssh

I access a Beowulf cluster which only allows local connections when I am at work. To work on the cluster from home, I login to an onsite ssh server then run a simple ssh script, to login to the ...
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Running ubuntu server behind a router DSL-2780

I am not sure if this qualifies as an Ubuntu related question or if i need to go to a D-Link related community. I am currently following the ars technica guide on setting up a home server using an HP ...
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SSH Stopped working

I restarted my computer, and now I can't connect to it through ssh on my remote machine. I can connect to it through the host machine, but that's it. It says ssh is running, but I can't connect from ...
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LTSP Thin clients Login problem

The situation is: I have created an Ubuntu LTSP 64bit Server with 32 bit clients using steps in this tutorial. I used Virtual Box machine as thin client using same procedure in this tutorial. Every ...
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Automatically add external display to screen in Ubuntu Server

I'd like to be able to control my laptop's (Ubuntu Server 12.04) external display over SSH. I know about the screen command, but it requires that I add the display from the laptop. Is there a way to ...
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Bootstrap to OpenStack cloud asks password to log in

I'm testing the new beta OpenStack cloud of CloudVPS.com and hitting a few problems. The first problem (which I assume is very likely CloudVPS beta related) is that about half of the time the ...
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ssh backup host [duplicate]

I have a pc called MONKEY, when MONKEY is connected to the lan of my network it has ip address 192.168.1.101, when MONKEY is connected to the wlan of my network it has ip adress 192.168.0.107. Now in ...
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Run scripts automatically in server after ssh connection

how to run a script automatically in server soon after client system establish ssh connection with the server for ex: suppose a user will logon to my computer from another system(connected via lan) ...