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

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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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Is there any way to share a pts/x?

What I mean is, user A connect via ssh to the box (ubuntu 12.04). Then ssh to another box (Linux/Solaris/etc) and work. User B connects to ubuntu box and can see what user A is doing. I know for ...
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What is managing SSH keys in Unity, and how do I reset / disable / configure it?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04, and recently changed my ssh keys. For some reason Unity, or something in Gnome (seahorse?) doesn't seem to be recognizing it. The keys were generated on a different machine, ...
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Unable to ssh to machine. Outbound ssh works. sshd is running on port 22

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 machine on my LAN to which all ssh connections time out. Let's call it 'F' (for fail!) Two other machines 'A' and 'B' on the same LAN can connect to each other. I can also ssh ...
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Unable to run a sequence of commands using SSH

I am unable to use a couple of sudo commands while logging in through ssh. I am using the following command but its not working properly. ssh hypr1000.opsr.com "ot=sudo virsh list --all |grep ...
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How to switch keyboard input language through ssh terminal on the remote machine? (Alt-Shift analog for ssh)

I'm looking for a way to change the language I give as input to the remote machine in an ssh session. All I want is an analog of the Alt+Shift shortcut, but for the remote machine. Specifically, the ...
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How to configure ssh authentication with ldap without password

I need to setup ssh authtication with ldap without using password like amazon EC2 instance with pam file. Also if I need to use this with multiple servers, How can I configure that?
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Is there a maximum number of groups?

We started an Ubuntuserver for versioncontrol and would like to access our repositories via ssh. As we need to give access to several external developers I thought it would be the best way to create a ...
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Transfer files between ubuntu machines without SSH [duplicate]

How do i transfer files between ubuntu machines without SSH
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Accidentally ran “sudo chmod a+rx ~”

I accidentally ran sudo chmod a+rx ~ on the system root rather than sudo chmod a+rx myfolder... I ran sudo chmod -R a+rX myfolder/public_html then accidentally ran sudo chmod a+rx ~ instead of ...
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SSH connection refused when connecting remotly

I set up my Ubuntu server and it can connect to itself when running ssh localhost. However, when I run Putty on windows 8 I get a "connection refused" error. I have, to the best of my ability: ...
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Using gnome-keyring with svn via ssh and mysql-workbench

Problem: mysql-workbench fails to connect to the keyring to connect to mysql. I'm trying to get my svn command (which uses an svn+ssh uri) to prompt me to enter my password for my local rsa secrets. ...
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Could not resolve hostname

I am trying to login to a server using ssh and the console. I have the Ubuntu Raring Ringtail. I get the could not resolve hostname prompt a couple of times and then after some attempts it just works. ...
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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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How can I get a list of users that have logged in via SSH?

I would like to audit how often users log into my Ubuntu system remotely. How can I get a list of users that have logged in via SSH for a particular period of time? (for example, the last 24 hours?)
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Ubuntu two users logged with same name

I have a server and a ssh session, but it seems like I've pressed something and it was a shortcut so currently, when I do w it shows my other session (which I don't know how I opened). I closed my ssh ...
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Create folders in remote server after ssh login using commands

I need to create folders on the remote server, i try to ssh to the server and then create folders. The logs display that the ssh is successful but it stops after that and the screen stays at the home ...
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Cancel SSH Session to Server

I use SSH to manage a server on my local network. ssh username@192.168.1.210 Which works great. When I am finished in the server I normally just X out the command line window which fires a prompt ...
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Where do ltsp user accounts need to reside?

I've looked at the fan club ltsp install articles, but I cannot tell if the user accounts for my ltsp users need to reside only on the ltsp image. I believe that is the case, and I've added them ...
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Match directive breaks SSH

On my Ubunut server 12.04 LTS machine, I try to add a user with only sFTP or FTP access. Let's call him 'Jim' for now. Jim only needs access to a directory /var/www/example.com. So far I've tried ...
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Can't login to VPS with newly created account via ssh

Recently I've bought a VPS Server. I decided to install Ubuntu on it. I want to set up a git server on it but I have problem. I've read I should create new account for this purpose. I've already ...
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Remote Play Movies/Music

I have a basic understanding of using SSH, as in that it allows you to access files on a remote server from a local client, to run on the remote server. However, what I am trying to achieve is a way ...
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How can I let somone over ssh have access to pulseaudio?

I recently had a really good post here where I was able to figure out how to setup virtualgl and use it with X11 forwarding in ssh. I am using it to make a kind of multiseat setup. I only have one ...
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Install netbeans from a local computer to a remote workstation

I've downloaded the netbans.sh file from its official website and I'd like to install it to some workstations without having to copy it in any of those workstations. Can I remotely ssh connect and ...
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Java doesnt work if used from gnome

When I try to install something( which uses InstallAnywhere) from terminal in gnome I got something like that: Preparing to install... Extracting the JRE from the installer archive... Unpacking the ...
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Cannot SSHFS mount user home directory

I am attempting to setup a centralized home-directory server through sshfs and pam-mount. Currently I am stuck at this point: When attempting to mount the remote home directory sshfs just gets ...
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How do I setup multiple minicom / Cisco console server sessions without too much hassle?

I'm working on my CCNA and have 4 switches & 4 routers which make up my main lab. I bought two quad port USB to Serial (1 USB to 4 Serial) Adapters onto the ends of which I've attached 8 Serial ...
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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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13.04 No sound while running applications as seperate user

Firstly I have to say I'm really enjoying Ubuntu 13.04, many changes seem subtle but overall it seems to be a much improved experience over 12.10. Most notably the snappy gui responsivity is awesome. ...
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Use existing ssh keypair in juju

How can I use an existing ssh keypair with juju? When running juju bootstrap I'm getting this error: error: environment has no access-key or secret-key. I've already setup an ssh keypair a long time ...
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SSH vs SMB vs NFS for GUI file transfer

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on many computers at my school (I am a teacher and the head tech dude). I use Clonezilla to massively clone desktops and laptops. I want to easily share the disk images ...
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Confused keys in ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04, and i add my ssh key to my github account, like always i did. I didn't had any problem to access to my own reports, i could clone my reports, etc... But today, maybe ...
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How to connect to existing X session without unlocking physical display?

I usually leave many programs running on my workstation and sometimes I need to use it remotely. So I need to connect to existing X session, while keeping physical display (workstation's monitor) ...
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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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SSH to the Ubuntu host machine from a Ubuntu VirtualBox guest?

I would like to SSH into my host (Kubuntu 12.04 64 bit) machine from a VirtualBox guest running Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. The host has the latest VirtualBox from the Ubuntu repos (4.1.12). The guest was a ...
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Command Prompt Stopped Listening to Me; Feeling Rejected

I'm SSHing into my headless Ubuntu 11.04 Server using PuTTY, and I'm in a byobu session. I started a mysql_safe daemon because I was trying to fix a password problem I was having with mysql. I was ...
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Ubuntu Server continues to want to upgrade after already fully upgrading

I upgraded my servers from 12.10 to 13.04 via SSH session. All upgrades for each box were successful except for one, which failed to boot after rebooting (faulty harddrive it turns out). After ...
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Why can't Ubuntu access my Raspberry Pi across LAN?

Okay, I recently got a Raspberry Pi, and I got it connected to my Wi-Fi - I enabled the SSH and installed Hiawatha, and I could access it just fine from my Desktop, which was running Puppy Linux at ...
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Cannot ssh until pinging url [closed]

If, after starting system (freshly installed Linux Mint 13), I try to run: ssh mywebsite.com it hangs up with "Connection timed out". but when I open the browser and enter mywebsite.com there (or ...
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How can I replicate putty's capabilities in gnome-terminal?

I connect to my workplace via citrix. Now to connect to servers, I currently use putty. This is because in putty, I can use the proxy settings options to add connect via HTTP proxy which is set to ...
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Run single application with vnc

I would like to run an application on a remote ubuntu machine using vnc. Currently I have to ssh into the remote machine and run x11vnc Run vinagre locally Start the application in the vinagre vnc ...
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How to use sshpass?

I need to use sshpass to launch a remote command through SSH from a Java code. If I manually type in a console: ssh -p 22 user@ipaddress mplayer '/media/data/myFavouriteSong.mp3' works perfectly, ...
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SSH login wakes spun-down storage drives

I'm running 12.04 on a home server/HTPC, and have several storage drives which spin down using values set in /etc/hdparm.conf. Sometimes, logging in via ssh causes some or all of the drives to wake ...
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Can i configure ubuntu to append a domain to the end of an ssh hostname request?

I have many servers and they all end with the same servers.company.net, so for example vded-xx-001.servers.company.net, and was wondering if it is possible to make it so i can just type the ...
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sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified

When attempting to run a remote binary using sudo on the remote box: ssh remotehost "sudo ./binary" I see this error: sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified How can I work ...
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Nautilus' remote folder default mount point

I connect a remote folder in Nautilus (file info says that it is done via sftp), and within it the folder becomes fully browseable. But I can't access it from the other applications: I couldn't find ...
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Samba: how can I access a share on a Virtualbox guest (in NAT mode)

My OS: Windows 8 Virtualbox guest: Ubuntu 12.10 server I configured apache server on vbox guest and mapped http, https, ssh port successfully into ubuntu server. It works nice without any problem. ...
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How to setup SSH VPN in Network Manager?

I am using 12.10 and I want to setup SSH VPN via GUI in Network Manager, But it has only pptp and no other types to select. How can I fix it? any packages I need to install?
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A Linux container can use an authorized_keys file outside my home directory, but ephemeral containers based on it can't. Why?

In Ubuntu 12.10, I've created an LXC of type 'ubuntu' using the lxc-create utility. I then create ephemeral containers based on this container using the lxc-start-ephemeral utility, and I need to ...
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How do I copy files with SCP to /var/www?

I need to copy files from my computer to my server's folders in /var/www so they are uploaded to my cloud. Here's what I try to do: I open my computer's terminal and type: scp ...