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

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Remote access a dynamic ip address on a 3g dongle?

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to figure out if it's possible to have a remote access using ssh keys on a 3g dongle? Is there any possible way? Maybe using a 3g wireless router? How to set-up? Can I ...
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What is the default SSH password for UBuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Honestly, it's late for me I just want to know the password. I don't want to set up keys or anything. I understand that it is more secure to have no password and just allow access from certain ...
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remote SSH root login with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm pretty much a novice with Ubuntu, still exploring. I have a VPS server. I was able to set-up two PPTP VPNs with Ubuntu 11.04 but now I'd like to try my hand at an IPSEC/L2TP connection. However, ...
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How to carry audio over SSH?

Is there a way to carry audio over ssh? Say after connecting to remote machine through ssh -X I opened a browser and want to watch a youtube video. Currently I could only able to watch the video ...
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Opening and controlling a window over ssh

I have a raspberry pi to which a monitor is connected. I have ssh'd into this raspberry pi from another box. What I want to do now is: Open a window (ie a browser) on the monitor connected to the ...
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SSH login, how to set keys to user accounts

I have 3 people with 3 windows machine and 1 ubuntu 12.04 server. I have created each user account and added them to the sudo group. I have copied the public keys straight from puttygen straight into ...
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How to make sshd create non-existing user when using kerberos?

I am setting my sshd to use kerberos auth. Everything was fine until I actually login via ssh. I got invalid user. If I added the account to the server running sshd, then I could login using password ...
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How do I make Home and End work in PuTTY SSH with fish shell?

Years ago, an Ubuntu update broke this and I've never found a solution. I have fish as my default shell. Ubuntu 12.10 Locally (Gnome Terminal), Home and End keys work fine in both fish and bash. ...
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How to login remotely using SSH

When I'm trying to login remotely using SSH, it asks something like: The authenticity of host '192.168.0.4 (192.168.0.4)' can't be established. ECDSA key fingerprint is 64:ec:a0:fa:bf:f0:65:a6:b2:af:...
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setup rsync to delete files from my remote server once they have been successfully transfered to my local machine

I need help setting up rsync to transfer files from my remote server to my local machine and then delete the files form the remote server once they have been moved successfully to the local machine. ...
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SSH : connection refused after installin freenx

I have my server with Ubuntu-3.10-X64 with working connection and ping; then i installed FreeNX server on my server; then I restarted. After that I can't connect to my server from my laptop using ssh ...
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Share SSH Session at login

Hi there im trying to give some support for a co-workers im making a reverse ssh tunnel from remote machine to one of my cloud servers. I want to control remote machine with the reverse tunnel but at ...
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Reverse-i-search doesn't continue

I wanted to use the reverse-i-search as usual by pressing Ctrl+R to search my last ssh command. When I tried, I was only able to write "ss" but not continue with "h". Additionally when I hit Ctrl+H ...
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Can't ssh to instance

I have a linode instance, I was successfully connecting to it via ssh. But I've decided to rebuild my instance and then I can not connect to that instance via ssh. The linode works correctly because ...
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ssh command history and “autocomplete”

I need to work with ubuntu server remotely using ssh. I have only basic knowledge about linux administration, so it is difficult to work from shell. But any way... When I connected as root via ssh "...
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System hang when using SSHFS

This is just a quick note that I want to share with others. It is about the problem that I encountered with my office machine. It was hanging continuously when ssh mount was used. The main problem is, ...
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Ubuntu server and services

I've been using Linux+Plesk Virtual Server as a web server for a while, but I want to give a try on doing it manually, so my question is: I'll have a server which is: 80GB HDD, 4GB RAM, 1TB Bandwith, ...
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Ping works , but unable to do ssh

I disabled the firewall with sudo ufw disable, I can ping the server, the server can ping me but I can't ssh to it: root@ubuntu:/home/acme# ssh 192.168.1.6 ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.6 port 22: ...
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Ubuntu UI unresponsive but can ssh in, how do I log out the remote over ssh?

I want to log out the user session of a remote Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (laptop) by ssh'ing and running a command. I know I can reboot with a simple sudo reboot but don't want to if I can help it, I'd ...
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How do you preseed an ssh key?

I tried this: d-i preseed/late_command string mkdir -p /target/root/.ssh d-i preseed/late_command string cp /cdrom/id_rsa.pub /target/root/.ssh/authorized_keys d-i preseed/late_command string chmod -...
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SSH- Starting an application on client instead of server

I am facing a weird problem. When I log on using ssh to my server start firefox there, ideally it should start firefox on that machine. However, it is starting firefox on my machine and not the cliet. ...
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ssh-add command does not add my identity to ssh-agent

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I was about to add my identity to my ssh-agent so I open up a Terminal and did this bjorgvin@buntu:~$ ssh-add -l The agent has no identities. bjorgvin@buntu:~$ ssh-...
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user permissions in shared folder [duplicate]

I have a pair of users on an ssh Server. lets call them UserX & UserY. UserX has the home Dir /home/userX UserY has the home Dir /home/userX Both are members of the userX group. UserX has no ...
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What is the difference between the RSA, DSA, and ECDSA keys that ssh uses?

In my /etc/ssh/ directory, I can see three that I have three different types of ssh keys: -rw------- 1 root root 607 Oct 4 22:43 ssh_host_dsa_key -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 623 Oct 4 22:43 ...
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took 8 hours to transfer 12 GB

I needed to transfer vmware images of an operating system from one machine to another in my network,it took 8 hours bottom of image you can see time taken, the connection was done using ssh (encrypted ...
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SSH: Dynamic DNS vs Port Forwarding

I recently set up SSH on my newly installed ubuntu, and already set up public key authentication and know that it works properly remotely on my local network. Now I decided that I would make it ...
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how to use unity-scope-sshsearch?

I used unity-lens-sshsearch on 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04. But after upgrading to 13.10 it's not working any more. (Super+H does nothing) As the lens package is not available on 13.10 I installed unity-...
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Allowing for SSH Access of Ubuntu 12.04 Server from Pubic IP

I have recently configured an old PC of mine to run Ubuntu 12.04 Server to be used as an FTP Client. However, I want to find out how I can access it from a Remote Desktop (I.e: Not on the Wireless ...
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Enter SSH passphrase once

Before upgrade When I was running git clone git@... (using ssh) once per computer restart a window dialog appeared containing a textbox for inserting my SSH passphrase and confirmed with OK. Then the ...
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How to allow terminal executed apps to draw on phone display that runs on ubuntu touch

Using apt-get i've found serval well-known and handy applications, but unofortunately i cannot execute them neither via phone terminal application or trough ssh. I found also that there is no DISPLAY ...
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How to forward local port 80 to another machine?

I want to port 127:0.0.1:80 to the other machine via SSH, how can I do that? I tried adding -R 8000:localhost:80, but it doesn't work. By the way, PHP is also installed on localhost, maybe that's why?
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ssh-agent stopped working after upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

my ssh is asking for my keys everytime I try to log onto my servers, this is happening after I upgraded my ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10, before that it unlocked my keys at my session login, but now it's ...
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Why does key-based ssh fail even after setting up the authorized_keys file on the remote host?

These details don't matter but I am on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine and I want to ssh into my RaspberryPi without a password. I followed the standard procedure for setting up ssh without a password: local ...
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How to configure a SSH server to use a certain public key?

I have a dual boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and I have installed openSSH server in both (using cygwin64 under windows). I connected from my laptop, running Ubuntu 12.04, to the Cygwin64 ...
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How can I allow ajaxterm to connect to foreign hosts?

I have installed ajaxterm from the repo and put it behind nginx. It works fine. However, it only allows to log in to the server it's running on. How do I allow users to connect to an arbitrary host ...
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Control Linux from Putty in Windows

Is it possible to control a Linux machine (EDIT: like a bash/sudo terminal line) from Putty (or other SSH/Telnet client) that's running off another machine and operating system? I have heard this ...
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Can I “bring directories with me” when I ssh into another machine?

At my university, I ssh into a ubuntu computing cluster to run software such as matlab and mathematica. I like to keep the files that I create on my own (ubuntu) machine so that (1) they are all in ...
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I'm having trouble running a python script and then continuing with my bash script

I am using tcprelay.py from usbmuxd to forward local port 2222 to remote port 22 so that I can SSH into my iPhone over USB. If I run python ~/Downloads/usbmuxd-1.0.8/python-client/tcprelay.py -t 22:...
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setup ssh encryption keys

Here is the situation: I have 4 Linux servers. /home is same for all the four servers. (It's a network drive). I want to setup a password-less SSH via setting up encryption keys. I created RSA key ...
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How to increase screen resolution in Hyper-V

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on Hyper-V in windows 8. I want to increase the resolution so that Ubuntu window can occupy my whole screen. Does anyone have any idea of how it can be done ? I found one ...
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Sending keypresses to remote X session over SSH

So I'm sitting in our living room on an Ubuntu laptop working while also watching a TV that is controlled by an Ubuntu HTPC. I have an IR remote set up and can control everything I need to with it, 99%...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts secure lamp server

So ... i've been been unfortunate with my linux VPS server running 12.04.3 lts. I had a bad php script running that basically opened up for a mysql injection. And because of a stupid configuration ...
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how to copy config-files of a modem, using ssh?

I have a problem accessing the administrator password of my modem in web interface to reconfigure it. The telnet has been disabled in my modem and I can only 'log in' using ssh. Can I copy the ...
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I want to access the SSH on my college's LAN but right now I am at home so I am not connected to its network

I used to connect to my college's server via the command ssh user-profile@server-ip-address Now I returned home and am unfortunately no longer connected to the network. When I try the same command ...
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Switch Desktop Environment from Command Line

I have Ubuntu Gnome installed on a headless box. I use SSH or VNC to connect to it. I'm trying to switch to XFCE and I've got it installed, but the tutorials say to log out, and select the desktop ...
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SSH login problem under 12.04 server edition

I've got problem with ssh login after fresh installment of 12.04 server edition. Every time it promotes: Authentication Fail, and I am pretty sure my password is OK. I actually tried several ssh ...
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What can a user do without sudo?

I'm setting up a server and want a user to only have access to his own files. I do a regular adduser command: sudo adduser username And give the user a password. Then I log in to it via ssh and see ...
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Can notify-send be used to send pop-up notifications to a Windows X server over ssh?

I'd like my backup script to issue a notification once it's done. I run Ubuntu as a headless server and login into it using PuTTY on Windows. I've already installed x11-apps and verified xclock and ...
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SSH scp between Ubuntu Server 12.04 and Windows failing - (prob syntax)

I was trying to use scp to copy files from my Windows system to my Ubuntu server, and vice versa. As you know, when defining a path in Windows, "\" must be used instead of "/", and a "C:" at start. ...
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Command not found when SSHing into Ubuntu 12.04

I have an issue when logging into my Ubuntu 12.04 machine via SSH. It lags for about 40 seconds after printing half of the MOTD. Then it says [...]: command not found and completes the login. My ...