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

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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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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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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 ...
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Need a simple, foolproof remote admin for Ubuntu Server

I'm running an Ubuntu server 12.10 box and need a foolproof remote admin for my wife/kids who have even less experience of linux than I. The box only runs as file server and our LAN Minecraft server. ...
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find -exec grep does not work

I need to use a find command in a script with ssh and grep together. Something like this: ssh user@host find /var/log -type f -mtime 1 -exec grep -i -F error warn {} \; But it says, that there is no ...
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How to rsync between home computer and computer inside another network?

All the computers I use run Ubuntu. To work from home, I SSH from my home computer to my lab computer as follows: # First a port knock is needed joe@homepc> telnet ssh.university.edu 9000 # Next ...
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SSH via Corkscrew - Where is the config?

I've read this page: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-use-ssh-via-http-proxy-using-corkscrew-in-ubuntu.html And it tells me to open up the SSH config file, which was in 2008, located in ...
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juju local error ERROR could not connect before timeout

juju -v status: 2013-04-07 18:11:20,888 DEBUG Initializing juju status runtime 2013-04-07 18:11:20,902:3553(0x7f739cef7700):ZOO_INFO@log_env@658: Client environment:zookeeper.version=zookeeper C ...
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Cannot SSH into Kubuntu box without password

I am trying to set password-less logins to my desktop from my server so that a bash script on the server could scp backups over to the desktop. The desktop is running Kubuntu 12.10, and the server is ...
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Convenient method for frequent ssh

I frequently have to access the departmental servers while I'm off campus which requires: ssh user@public.school.com then enter password, then ssh private.school.com then enter same password ...
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How to acquire a remote host fingerprint that is not in known_hosts?

ssh-keygen -l -F host will print out the key of a remote host, but only if the host exists in known_hosts.Is it possible to request a fingerprint from a host that isn't in the known_hosts file? ...
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How to setup a file sharing service from ubuntu server over the net?

I have Ubuntu server edition that I ssh form on my mac and windows computers. I would like to know if there is any service I can install on my server that allows me to save and access my files from ...
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Copy files from a server via ssh to dropbox.

I have a user in a linux server (Debian) with ssh access, and have some files on it. I need to copy the files to my Dropbox. but I donot want to copy to my Dropbox in my PC and Laptop, I want to first ...
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SSH into Ubuntu 12.10 from a remote computer

I am trying to login to my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop remotely. I have the SSH server installed and it works fine when I am on the same network as the Ubuntu desktop. However, I am unable to connect ...
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SSH terminal automatic resizing

Ubuntu installations (12.04 and 14.04) from the mini.iso (and not on Server or Desktop versions) result in the host providing terminal session that do not automatically resize themselves to the same ...
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How can I open port 22 for Sparkleshare?

How can I open port 22 for Sparkleshare? Every time I run dazzle create name_of_the_project (Sparkleshare) it gives the address but does no show the port as it should be. Example: it shows: ...
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who is scping your ssh server

Just you can run w to find who is sshing into your server, how can you find out who is scping into an Ubuntu laptop?
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Share Ubuntu between two computers and explore ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 using the full hard disk in my laptop and a WUBI Ubuntu 12.04 using 30 GB in my desktop. Now I want to explore the networking features of Ubuntu. Like telnet and ssh. CLI etc etc ...
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Map a key to open terminal and execute commands

I want to map a key, say ctrl-shift-m to open a terminal, ssh into the mailhost, open pine and go into the compose mail pane. I already have ssh-key setup so i dont have to type my password while ...
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Have set up a file server. How to make it accessible from anywhere? [duplicate]

I have installed xubuntu and made it a file server in my college using this guide. How to build your own file server Okay I am pretty new to these things, but I want to know a few things? 1) I ...
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Adding a question to keyboard authentication method in SSH server

I read this article about authentication methods for SSH This is what is written there? During keyboard authentication zero or more prompts (questions) is presented to the user. The user should give ...
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Samba only works if logged in over ssh

I have a headless ubuntu server running samba. I have a windows 7 laptop, windows 8 desktop, a lubuntu desktop running xbmc, and a samsung note2 running android. Whenever any of these computers has a ...
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Need help troubleshooting Apache inside VM

I'm hitting a wall troubleshooting this. I feel the problem is either due to my lack of networking skills, or a basic knowledge of configuring Apache. I'm hoping I can shed some light on my setup by ...