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

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SSH ControlMaster Tunneling - WORKS (11) BROKEN (10 LTS)

My primary workstation runs the latest 11 workstation and my coworkers primary workstation runs the latest 10 LTS workstation. He said that ssh tunneling is not working with ControlMaster (CM) and ...
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How to run an SSH server without a static IP address

I have a powerful computer in the lab and I installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on it. I want to install an SSH server on it, so I can reach it from home and even from my Android via ssh. But I haven't got ...
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Is there a taskbar applet to show the status of a remote host? [closed]

At the end of the day I would like to be able to copy files to my home PC just in case I feel inspired to work on them in the evening. But I only want to do this if the PC is on already. (I can remote ...
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'unreachable' home folder

Occasionally, when I log into my Ubuntu server, the prompt says jon@jon-server:(unreachable)/$. Running pwd at this point returns (unreachable)/, however echo $HOME returns /home/jon as expected. If ...
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How is ssh started during init?

How does the ssh daemon start on Ubuntu server? I see /etc/init.d/ssh, but I don't see any sym-links to it from the rc?.d directories. I have a situation I'm trying to troubleshoot where a server ...
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How do I inhibit suspend from the command line?

Is there a way to inhibit suspend/hibernate from the command line. I want to ssh into my home computer and not have it suspend while I'm working on it.
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SSH connection reset by peer after 11.10 update. (Proxy Issue)

My work computer sits behind a proxy (I know thats where the problem lies.) I was running 11.4 and using ssh to establish a socks proxy to my server at home. I can still connect to that server from ...
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Can not connect remotly with X11 and SSH? err: Can't open display, What's wrong?

$ xterm works on the client computer In the client I have : $ echo $DISPLAY :0 in the config file in the server /etc/ssh/sshd_config: X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 trying to connect to ...
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Gnome-terminal doesn't close at end of SSH session

I have defined in gnome-terminal that it closes at end of shell. When I press Control-D or I execute exit, the terminal closes. But if I open the SSH session with gnome-terminal -x ssh server and I ...
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ssh fails to auth by public key (periodically)

After an upgrade of desktop and server (both) to Ubuntu 11.10, periodically the desktop is unable to perform publickey authentication with the server (-v option reveals nothing of evidently use). ...
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How do I connect to a server with thunar in Xubuntu?

In Ubuntu running Gnome 2 you were able to select "Connect to Server" from the Places menu and you would get a graphical connection to whatever server you connected to. Example: How can you do ...
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using gedit through ssh connection - should I have gedit installed on the server?

I wanted to try out using graphical tools over ssh. Just to learn a new thing :) so my understanding is this, I connect like this: ssh -port -x user@server But I'm running ubuntu server so it has no ...
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ssh no longer allows public key authentication

My machine recently stopped accepting incoming public key authentication. I have an ubuntu 11.04 desktop that I ssh into from a windows machine. I use putty with pageant. I am able to connect but ...
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GUI logon into remote system

I'm looking for something similar to RDP for linux. I know VNC, but it doesnot work like RDP - it just sends images of screen, mouse position, keystrokes, etc. RDP just sends info that I've just ...
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ssh crashes after login

unfortunately ssh hangs up after login. Already uninstalled and installed it again. I can fix the issue temporary by erasing ~/.ssh and logoff and login on my system again. Here is my ssh -v dump: ...
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How can one unlock a fully encrypted Ubuntu 11.10 system over SSH at boot?

In previous versions of Ubuntu, and current versions of Debian, you can unlock a fully encrypted system (using dmcrypt and LUKS) at boot time over SSH. It was as easy as: Installing the encrypted ...
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Confirm ssh login and Log file

Is there any way that stop ssh logins without confirmation? When anyone wants to login to my computer, I am prompted by ssh to confirm the login before it is successful. In our university lab, all ...
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ssh refusing all connections after upgrade to 11.10

I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and upon completion found that I could no longer ssh into other computers that I routinely do so. There are several things I've checked: Kerberos authentication is ...
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Can I ssh (into a mobile device) via USB?

I have a tablet with a USB connection to a host computer. (Ideally the host is running Windows, but if absolutely necessary I could switch the host to be Ubuntu also.) I want to be able to SSH into ...
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How to ssh to a running X instance remotely?

I have an X instance running on my server computer, and on occasion I connect to it remotely via TeamViewer. Once in a while TeamViewer crashes and I cannot restart it remotely. Is there a way to ...
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Autoproxy's auto mode doesn't work

I don't if this is the right place to ask this question, so please let me know if I can get better answer elsewhere. I just moved to Ubuntu 11.04 from Windows Vista. I've been using Firefox ...
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GNOME Keyring not remembering auth for autosshfs

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and using autosshfs, a per user SSHFS automount using user’s SSH config and keys. This works great except that Gnome Keyring isn't remembering the authentication and ...
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Cant Remote Desktop To Server

I am trying to vnc into my server. On my actual server, when I type startx, it boots into gnome. It is at this point that my server will allow me to remote desktop into it. My problem is right now my ...
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Connect remote via putty

How to connect with putty to a ubuntu 11.04 server which is connected to the internet through a router configured with static specifications? I have ssh server installed, and when i try to connect ...
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Can't SSH or FTP into the server with new user accounts?

I have a mediatemple web server configured with Nginx. At first, i created one user account and used that user to log into to the server through SSH... it worked perfectly and still i can use that ...
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avahi daemon constantly needs restarting

I have Ubuntu 11 running on a Thinkpad W520. Things work great, but not avahi-daemon. It seems that my laptop becomes invisible (ssh user@hostname.local can't find the laptop) to other computers on ...
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Can I ssh into my account without invoking .profile?

I want to ssh into my account, but I don't want the current version of my .profile login script to be executed. Is there a way to log in without running .profile? (Disclaimer: I found a work-around ...
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How to access a port on a remote server using SSH?

I have a service running on a certain port at the server. What I want to do is, access the server using SSH and use a local (client-side) program to access the server's port. Is that possible?
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ssh permission denied in terminal but not inNautilus

I have two Ubuntu machines on the same network. I installed openssh-server and client. When I try to connect through the terminal I get the following message: "Permission denied, please try again" . ...
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I can't ssh in from outside my network, but I can from inside

My ssh server is set up on the standard port, and I forwarded the correct port in my router, but I'm still getting a "connection refused" message when trying to connect from the outside. I can connect ...
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Can I create an SSH login script?

I have to log in to my school's Linux server for homework. I would like to be able to make a script or something for my desktop to save a bit of time (using Ubuntu desktop). Currently I log in using ...
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Share first ssh connection to user@host opportunisitically using ControlMaster

I see from the ssh_config man page that you can share connections to host@user using ControlPath and ControlMaster. Is there any way to do this opportunistically for each combination of local user, ...
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ssh -X “Xt error: Can't open display: :0.0”

I'm trying to open xterm on my remote server (Ubuntu Server 10.04) with ssh: ssh -X name@machine xterm but the error returned is: xterm Xt error: Can't open display: :0.0` I googled and tried ...
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Garbled UI with vnc, chicken-of-the-vnc, gridengine, qmon

Ubuntu 11.04 gridengine version 6.2u5-1ubuntu1 I start a desktop with the vncserver command. My ~/.vnc/xstartup ends with 'gnome-session'. I connect to it using chicken-of-the-VNC on my MacOSX ...
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How do I set up SSH authentication keys? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set up password-less SSH login? I am using ssh to connect to a remote server. I am prompted to provide a password each time, but I recall being able to set up ...
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Why does rsa key authentication only work when samba access is made?

I created a public/private key to authenticate myself to my web server via ssh, and that seemed to work fine at the time. Since, every time I try to log on via ssh I have a heart attack because I get ...
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Auto mount remote NTFS drive on local system

I have an NTFS drive on PC-A that I would like automatically mounted on PC-B on startup or through a launcher so that I can access through Nautilus etc.. PC-A and PC-B are both running Natty Narwhal. ...
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Fix $PATH to work with SSH

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04. Suddenly my server stopped to recognize any commands: ssh lisv22@chusmix.com Password: -bash-3.2$ sudo -bash: sudo: command not found I think this has to due with a ...
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Putty works but ssh from terminal fails after SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT

I have had problems connecting with ssh through the terminal to different machines around my workplace and my home. The three last lines is (if I run ssh with -vvv): debug3: load_hostkeys: loaded 0 ...
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How do I install the SSH2 extensions of PHP?

I want to be able to run PHP functions like ssh2_connect. But, those functions are not available on my machine. What do I need to do to install them? I am using Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron.
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How to copy file to another machine through terminal?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 running through VMPlayer. And I have another machine (Asus RT-N16 router). I am able to connect to the router with telnet and see its file system. How can I copy the file from the ...
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Does Ubuntu One support SOCKS 5 (SSH Tunneling)? [closed]

I cannot make the Ubuntu One to run under SSH Tunneling (Dynamic Port Forwarding). Does it support SSH Tunneling? If yes, how to set it up, thanks.
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Is there a graphical ssh-agent in 10.04 LTS Server?

I have a co-worker who installed the gnome desktop on top of 10.04 LTS Server. His gnome session is running under ssh-agent, and if he runs ssh-add directly, it immediately prompts for his passphrase ...
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how to umount /home in ssh?

I would like ssh, sudo su and umount /home and run diagnostic on it. Is there a runlevel I can used to close X and other process using /home while keeping network access? Or another way? thanks
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Why do I get a 'Connection closed' error when trying to branch a Launchpad branch?

When I try to branch any Launchpad branch I keep getting the following error: ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host bzr: ERROR: Connection closed: Unexpected end of message. ...
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How to stop umount all when I exit ssh session? [closed]

So when i'm logged into Lucid via ssh, and type exit to end the session, umount -a is run first by the system. I see the follow message before it logs me out: umount: /home: device is busy. (In ...
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How to use SSH (ssh & rsync commands)?

How can I SSH with a remote server so I can browse files and edit them. I have a username and password to use.
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Launch application via ssh

I am new to SSH. So now I can connect to a remote computer. I also can launch an application on a remote computer and see it's GUI on my screen. But I do not know how to launch an application without ...
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How do I add a dyndns alias to my Iptables?

First of all: I'm aware of this old question: iptables allow dyndns domain name and auto update rules But somehow it doesn't help me. The Problem Iptables on my work pc are configured to drop all ...
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Can I launch Tomboy Notes over ssh

I have a few machines running Ubuntu and often I need to run an application from one machine on another. So I use ssh to do this as I already have it set up and it is simple to do. For example ssh ...