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

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Permissions on .ssh folder?

I am trying to run a script that does a SSH connection as user 'nobody' (that is my apache user). Since when doing a SSH connection, the file ~/.ssh/known_hosts needs to be written, I am getting an ...
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avatar_cache_open_cb: Operation not supported

When I run gitg via ssh with X11 forwarding, each time I click one of the commits the following warning appears on my screen: ** (gitg:25283): WARNING **: avatar_cache_open_cb: Operation not ...
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Netatalk authorizing with Windows Active Directory Clients

We have an Ubuntu server that we intend to use to share videos and other content over AFP to our client Macs. AFP works flawlessly by setting the allow list to one single user. The problem arises when ...
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Server's URL not opening in browser and unable to ssh

I just installed Softaculous on my server which is using ISPConfig3. But the URL https://myipnumber.com:8080 of my server is not opening in a browser and I am not able to ping to this IP either. And I ...
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SSH to Private to My Mac (host only) network?

I have been trying to get an install of Ubuntu 12.04 running on my Mac and have attempted it via VirtualBox and VMWare Fusion 6. The problem is I need to be able to ssh to the Ubuntu 12.04 from OS X ...
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SSH connection: Network Error: Software caused connection abort

I am using putty to connect to my server, which is giving the error: Software caused Connection abort. It is giving the error and the connection becomes inactive? What is the reason the for the error ...
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AWS FTP to /var/www access denied to write

Ok, so I just got my amazon web services EC2 server up and running with apache. When I ftp into the server using IP and KEY.pem you create when setting up the server. Everything is good, but when I ...
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remote desktop connection from ubuntu to ubuntu

I am having two ubuntu13.10 machines in the same network and just want to access one machine from the other remotely. Actually I opened the 'Desktop Sharing' and I checked out all the necessary ...
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command line: How to give right to log in using ssh to user?

To learn some server management I just created a new Ubuntu 12.04 server. Since I only had a root account I created a new user with adduser kramer65. I now want to ssh into the server using that new ...
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How to make “secure” connection from JConsole to a remote server app in ubuntu?

I can connect to my remote app in JConsole but I believe that is not a secure communication. Since I am passing on the server access credentials, I want to make this a secure communication. How could ...
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Wrong Scrollbars - sudo and SSH

I prefer the overlay scrollbars to the default Gnome scrollbars. These work fine except in two cases: Using sudo, like sudo synaptic. Using SSH to open an X application on a remote server. Or in ...
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Backup files and folders on Qnap Ts-421

I have a ubuntu 12.04 desk that I use as a file server, I have a Qnap turbo NAS Ts-421 that I'd like to use as a backup destination. I've enabled smb, nfs, ftp, and ssh and the firmware is the latest ...
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Rsync setup: cannot get rsync command to work

I've been trying to successfully run rsync for days and come close, but still have no idea why it's not working... and I am getting further away from success. I posted the below input and resulting ...
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KiTTY - tmux unable to open hiperlinks during split session

I can't open hiperlinks in KiTTY ssh when using tmux with splitted session. I can open links in tmux if session is not splitted, but if tmux session is splitted I can't. Was looking for solution on ...
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sshfs: wrong permission on server

When I mount a remote directory that is on my server using sshfs and I create a file in that directory the permission are set not as I like. I use this command: sudo sshfs -o ...
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Independent window control with byobu over SSH

I have two VPS', the one I use most I'm about to replace, I keep a byobu session with a number of windows open, and use a split terminal with multiple connections to it. I can then control each window ...
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How do I configure mysqld to allow ssh tunnel connections

I'm looking to find out how to configure mysqld to accept socket connections from an SSH tunnel. This is what I am currently doing: Create the tunnel: $ ssh -N -L 8033:localhost:3306 sqlserver ...
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Installed Ubuntu guest in Ubuntu Host. Cannot use SSH?

i have a Ubuntu 13.04 Host, and a guest Vurtual Box Ubuntu 13.10. I have SSH intalled on both, however I cannot connect through SSH. The error thrown is "connect to host 19.0.x.xx port 22: Network is ...
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ssh: connect to host 192.168.0.5 port 22: Operation timed out?

I My ssh on my system isn't letting me connect from my remote system, I have ports 22, 25565 and 10000 set to allow incoming connections on iptables, but when I connect it gives me the timeout error. ...
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SSH refusing connection after changing default port

currently I'm handling 2 server (A and B). In server A I installed Ubuntu 12.10. I changed the SSH port into 1198 and it works fine. In server B it has been installed with Ubuntu 11.04. I tried to ...
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Remote installation . What is he doing?

I give access to a company to remotely install ubuntu for me . Is there a way to monitor/see that what is he doing now ?
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ssh -X :XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server

When "ssh -X" was executed between remote computer (Ubuntu 13.04) and local computer (Ubuntu 13.04), the error was displayed as shown below. XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server ...
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Trying to install SSH2

I have a vps running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and I just installed SSH2 extension but when I ran the command php -m |grep ssh2 it gave error saying PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library ...
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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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SFTP (SSH) mount check free space

How to see free space on mount over SFTP (SSH) using Nautilus? Now I have to use terminal to ssh to disk server and do df -h. I could make a script to do, but is there any existing option, possible ...
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SSH not working from Ubuntu 12.04 VM (Vmware)

I am using Ubuntu using VMWare. My host machine runs on Windows. When I try to ssh into other servers it does not work. The servers are recognized and I can ping them. However when I issue ssh, it ...
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Why can't I ssh to local server via Ubuntu but can with other OS

I set up a remote, headless Linux server. Fresh install. Have done nothing but configure the keyboard layout enable SSH and set up my password. When I try to connect to the server, I'm getting this ...
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Why does lxsession looks different than normal?

I sshed into a Lubuntu 12.04 box. I then did lxsession. The problem: it looked totally different than the computer I was sshing into! How would I use ssh to have a desktop that looks reasonably ...
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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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Communicating via SSH outside local network,

I have a server loaded with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been using SSH within my network to use the server. Now I want to communicate via SSH to the server so I can access the server while I'm in class ...
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ssh X11 forwarding dual monitor

Is there a way to start up ssh X11 forwarding on a different monitor? Namely, if I start up the desktop environment with X11, and forward it to the local machine, can I send it to a different monitor ...
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Login to ubuntu server remotely using openSSH with a DNS

I want to set up my home ubuntu server running 12.04 to be able to login remotely with putty using a FQDN. How do i get a FQDN and what steps do i take to configure my server to be able to login ...
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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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How to give ssh or telnet access to my Ubuntu laptop from outside world?

I travel a lot with my laptop (running Ubuntu 12.04) and I have some special hardware connected to it. I need to give ssh or telnet access to this laptop to people in another country. I want them to ...
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Public key issue

Every time I want to push to github I get this error. $ git push Permission denied (publickey). fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly Then I have to ssh-add, but it doesn't work either. $ ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how to have a remote desktop initialized via command line?

I have few users remotely who using Ubuntu 13.10 and they have lot of issues cause they are new and learning Ubuntu 60+ age. As a result for free teaching i need to have remote access instantly in ...
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Cannot SSH into running image

I have a cloud setup with Eucalyptus and Xen. Whenever I try to launch an instance, instance gets launched. I can ping the instance with its IP but when I try to ssh into it I get error. Here is debug ...
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How to connect to Amazon EC2 desktop AMI instance

I have started an EC2 instance from Raring Desktop AMI image. However i am not able to do the standard ssh -i ubuntu@host type login on this machine. I get the following error: Permission denied ...
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How can I set phpmyadmin to be accessed via tunnelling only?

I want to improve server security and make phpmyadmin only accessible via a tunnel, as bitnami do in their server config: http://wiki.bitnami.com/Components/phpMyAdmin_and_phpPgAdmin How is this ...
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No motd displaying when logging into SSH

I recently upgraded my box from 13.04 to 13.10. After the upgrade, I ran into some issues with motd displaying twice (specifically, /etc/motd was being displayed after the contents of ...
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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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StrictHostKeyChecking=no refuse to connect

I was trying the accepted answer from this Q&A: ssh: automatically accept keys in my script code the below line is unable to processed . ie. my script is stuck on below line . ssh ...
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Howto limit the amount of time ssh keys password are stored in a session?

Using raring, I see once I gave the password to the prompter, the key remains "opened" for use as long as the session remains opened. I feel this like a security concern, and I think I remember in ...
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openssh-server on ubuntu 12.04 server does not send termination signal on reboot

After of some software installation maybe postfix or asterisk 11.7 or freepbx I can’t figure what was, my terminal (putty) does not get any disconnection signal from server when I‘m doing reboot from ...
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How can I set up (already installed) SSH for Ubuntu Touch?

I keep getting 'no route to host' when I try ssh phablet@ip. I've already read the release notes on how to set it up but it doesn't work. I already have openssh-server and ssh packages on my laptop ...
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Restarting Ubuntu Server 13.10 Breaks nginx & SSH

I am wondering what might be causing this. Any ideas would be super helpful. I have a little MicroPC in my room running Ubuntu Server 13.10. It's all setup, but here is what I have to do if I have ...
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How to open an X client on a remote machine

My desktop machine has two big monitors. I would like to be able to use my laptop from my desktop. That is, I would like X clients (say, web browsers and xterms) on my desktop whose processes are ...
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what is Remmina's “remoteFX” secret to running ANY sort of application remotely?

I am attempting to run an openGL application from a remote pc. Both pc's are on intranet (so GBit connection) and both are running ubuntu 13.04. If I share the desktop of the pc running this openGL ...
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x2x keyboard layout / keymap switch between machines

I've just started using x2x to control my PC from my laptop and it works quite beautifully. While doing so, it exceeds what I've wished for. There is a little problem to it though. On the PC I'm using ...