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

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Web Server is Down, only have SSH access [closed]

My Ubuntu web server is down and my client is going nuts!! Unfortunately I cannot get hold of the guy that manages all our servers. I do have full SSH access, but can only get this far: User:~ me$ ...
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How to run Mathematica on remote server

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have connected to a remote server using SSH. I would like to run Mathematica 8 which is installed on the server. When I type mathematica in the terminal, it says Can't open ...
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ssh login on virtual server fails: account expired, LDAP authorization failed

I have a user account on a virtual server, running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. When I try to login via ssh I get an error message: $ ssh myuser@myserver myuser@myserver's password: Your account has expired; ...
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What happens when I try to run firefox on a remote server from my local machine

I am connecting to a remote server through putty. whereis firefox shows that Firefox is installed on the remote machine. Now, I want to know what is going to happen when I run firefox. Normally, if ...
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Passwordless ssh not working?

I set up passwordless ssh between my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop laptop and my server running Ubuntu Server 14.04. It was all working. Then, I rebooted my server, and after that it stopped working. I tried ...
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Prevent machine from sleeping when SSH connections are on

I am trying to save power by switching desktops to suspend mode when they are inactive. But many desktops are also accessed via SSH by their owners. There is a wakeonlan solution deployed to enable ...
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Which script actually does automatic suspend of machine?

Which particular script is activated upon inactivity of the system? How does the script know that system has been inactive for the configured duration? I need the script, so that I can check if ...
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Why is this rsync + ssh cron job giving me 'Permission denied (publickey)' errors?

I make frequent backups to a local drive which I want to sync daily to a remote server. The target server is configured for SSH key (no password) access only. Since my primary SSH key for that server ...
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how to remotely control Ubuntu 14.04 via SSH

I have (indirect) SSH access to the machine and a user is currently logged in physically. I want to get access to the physical screen. How? There are many related question, but none really help me: ...
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can't access kippo-graph

I have made an instance in AWS with Ubuntu Server 14.04/ 64bit as the OS I installed Kippo and kippo-graph following this tutorial http://bruteforce.gr/installing-kippo-ssh-honeypot-on-ubuntu.html ...
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Is it possible to forward Windows… windows into Linux? (Like unity/seamless or xypher)

If this is a "bad question" or otherwise something you mods want to close... please at least direct me somewhere that could answer it, because that kind of thing happens to me a lot and I end up ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: pam_motd sometimes displays only partial MOTD

This isn't a very big deal but it really irritates me somehow. We have a large number of machines running Ubuntu 12.04 (server/amd64) which i frequently ssh into. We have the standard set-up for this ...
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pastebinit gives me the wrong URL when logged in a Vagrant Box

When I try to paste a certain file with pastebinit, I get the URL of the website, instead of the URL of the specific paste I wanted. I want to stress that this does not happen with all files... Here ...
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SSH into Ubuntu server (14.04.1) Using mac terminal (os version 10.9.4)?

I am having difficulty connecting remotely to the ubuntu server from the mac terminal. So far I have run: sudo apt-get install openssh-server when I try to connect via the ip address I get an ...
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Script that ssh to remote host enters pass and executes a command?

Is it possible to make a script that ssh to remote host, enters the passwords to log-in and then executes at least 1 command on the remote machine?
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Remote access times out after update

Here is the situation: I have a MacBook which I use for all of my development and an Ubuntu server running a LAMP stack for my website. I've only had Linux anything for a few days so please bear with ...
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Problem connecting to ssh server that is behind another ssh server in nautilus

So I have this school server that I am trying to connect to via nautilus. In terminal it's all easy but I want to be able to open it also in nautilus. In terminal my way of doing it looks like this: ...
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How to configure SSH username and pass on Ubuntu server 14.04.1

I am trying to remotely administer my server using SSH. I believe SSH comes installed default, I just need to know how to configure username and password.
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Asked for password when shutting down

Today I came across a situation that I haven't encountered before. I tried to shutdown my laptop and it prompted me for my password I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and haven't had this happen to me for the ...
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Accessing Ubuntu-based VPS from my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC alongside Windows 8.1. My problem is, I want to connect to my Ubuntu VPS using my Ubuntu PC but it's not working. I tried ssh root@vps-ip-add but nothing ...
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MOTD displaying content of /etc/motd generated at boot / previous login

I have an Ubuntu server running at sandbox.plushu.org - if you add your key at http://enter.sandbox.plushu.org, you can connect to the server as root@sandbox.plushu.org. You can reset the server by ...
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sshd daemon not running ubuntu 12.04

The sshd daemon is not running on my machine (Ubuntu 12.04). I have repeatedly re-installed the openssh server and rebooted. I get no output to this command: ps -A | grep sshd Any help would be ...
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SSH Connexion configuration

I'm managing a several servers which are in Linux. I will have others administrators who will need access to those servers in order to administrate them. So I would like to have a sort of ssh bastion ...
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Setting up ssh - windows to ubuntu

I have the following environment: Windows deskside system running W7Pro ubuntu 14.04 server running on a cloud server. I have tried multiple ways to set up RSA keys for ssh connections, with no ...
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OpenSSH: hacked before set up?

Today I tried setting up OpenSSH on my computer with the hope of being able to connect to it from a different computer at work. This was my first time attempting to use open-ssh. I did the following ...
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ssh tunneling to Fritz!Box via RaspberryPi

I have a Fritz!Box that acts as NAS, DHCP and internet gateway. The webinterface of the Fritz!Box is only accessible from the LAN (I'd like to keep it that way, although it could be changed). Can I ...
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How can I prevent being locked out after changing the iptables default policy?

I am working on a experiment when I (client) ssh a gateway and run sudo iptables --policy INPUT DROPthen the gateway doesn't accept any communucation(or input) from my client. By running sudo iptables ...
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Way of receiving alerts on login attempts, whether successful or not?

I believe my linux machine to be reasonably protected from external login. But since I am mildy paranoid, I would like to be alerted when there is a login attempt made to the server, whether ...
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How to setup a Multi User NAS

I want to setup a multi-user NAS, With an administrator, and have that admin have the ability to add users to the NAS. Users Are likely to be using mainstream platforms. So I plan for them to use ...
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ssh is disconnecting when tacacs+ is enabled

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and the openssh-server Version: 1:5.9p1-5ubuntu1.29. I'm using a remote tacacs+ server for authentication and authorization. When I login through ssh, tacacs+ authentication ...
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“su” or “whoami” not working

I am connected to an Ubuntu 14 via ssh with user "nuri". I am trying to change the user with "su" command and no success. Below i enter the password for deneme2 correctly and check whoami. Afterwards ...
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Is it possible to launch an application on a remote pc using the terminal?

I found myself away from my computer needing to do some quick work that required my accessing my desktop remotely. I normally use teamviewer, but I don't have it load on boot. I can launch it from the ...
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writable sftp directory restrictions

I want to create a directory for a user so they can sftp to my server and automatically be in that directory. Ideally this directory would have group write permissions so this user can upload a file ...
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SSH to server with encrypted LVM

I setup Ubuntu Server 14.04 with encrypted LVM (static IP address with an entry in my /etc/hosts file) and would like to SSH to it with my laptop on my local network. The problem is that if I just do: ...
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How to setup password-less SSH in Ubuntu Virtual Machine?

How can I set up password-less SSH to connect to a Ubuntu Virtual Machine (VM)? (Details below.) I am setting up an Ubuntu Beowulf cluster. For reasons out of my control, some machines I have must ...
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How to share WiFi/hotspot over SSH tunnel

I have created a SSH tunnel on my laptop connected to LAN. I want to share the internet via WiFi/hotspot, but over the SSH tunnel. I mean any computer using this wireless should connect to the ...
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Unable to write to /var/log/btmp

I recently had a bunch of entries in my btmp log [because of a boneheaded move on my part] I resolved the issue, but now I would like to clear that log, I copied it somewhere else for reference and ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu Server sleep/hibernation

I'm running the latest Ubuntu Server (quite literally downloaded & installed yesterday) on a box under my desk. I've got trac installed and OpenSSH. Intermittently both become unavailable, as if ...
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ssh command related problem

I am facing problem with the ssh command currently. Earlier, it was working just fine, but now when I am trying to execute the same command, it says, ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection ...
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vi issue in SSH TTYs to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

After upgrading my server to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, I can no longer use the vi editor to edit anything in an SSH terminal (I access the server by launching ssh sessions from Cygwin running on Windows). ...
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Where are stored ssh client private keys?

On client, after I do ssh-add to add my private key everything works fine, ssh-add-l lists key and I can connect to hosts that have corresponding public key, but nothing changes in .ssh dir as it ...
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How to change the default position of ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

My VM server is installed ubuntu 12.04 and connected to a storage (not sure about the system of this storage). I have change my home directory to the storage. However this storage could be assessed by ...
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List usernames/machine name for display-less machine

I have a display-less machine (faulty VGA) I am trying to SSH to over my local network by doing something like ssh username@machinename.local as described in this solution. I know the password for ...
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Jailkit freezing

I'm trying to jail ssh users on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. So after installing Jailkit version 2.17 (with the help of this tutorial) I'm now trying to follow this AskUbuntu answer to use Jailkit. After ...
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Ubuntu ssh clients

is there a ssh client similar than filezilla but i all so need to use terminal sometimes. Support for ssh access key is all so requirement. It would be great if i just could jump up and down files in ...
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need to connect as **root@my-server-ip** with SSH [duplicate]

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04. I need to login as root to my server over SSH. I set a password for root: sudo passwd root then enabled it: sudo passwd -u root then rebooted my vps: sudo reboot But ...
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Can't SSH in as root

I'm using the default installation of openssh-server for my Ubuntu 14.04 server. I can connect through the console as root like normal, with my username and password. When I try to SSH with the same ...
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SSH and Keyring utility

I have an SSH account at a certain host, and I plan to access it very frequently. Recently I added this "key" to what looks like an SSH keyring. How do I make ssh log in automatically to a certain ...
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Looking for text BBS software

I would like to know if there are text-based, bulleting board system forum servers for Ubuntu. Which can be used via telnet or ssh. I was searching for this kind of software and came to this BBS ...
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Ubuntu subversion repository not getting checked out

I have some problems with checking out my repository. First, I ensured that everything is up to date: ubuntu@ip-172-31-10-247:~$ sudo apt-get update perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: ...