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

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Ubuntu Server is resetting folder permissions for .ssh on reboot

Every time I power cycle the machine the .ssh folder permissions are reset and become too open for ssh. I need to physically go to the machine and chmod 0700 ~/.ssh before I can ssh in (otherwise ...
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SSH error: Permission denied, please try again

I am new to ubuntu. Hence please forgive me if the question is too simple. I have a ubuntu server setup using amazon ec2 instance. I need to connect my desktop (which is also a ubuntu machine) to the ...
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OpenSSH defaults (sshd_config) on root server

So while trying to set up an sftp user I apparently broke the sshd_config. Since the moment I changed it I can't connect via SSH and FTP anymore: Connection refused. My server hoster provides a ...
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OpenVPN creates multiply tunnels?

i'm relatively new to ubuntu. I configurued OpenVPN between my Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS following mostyl the official english serverguide and a german tutorial from ...
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Wake from hibernate on ssh request

Is there a feature (or aptitude package) in Ubuntu 10.04 that will wake my computer up from standby when it gets an ssh (or other webrequest). I've been trying to put my computer in hibernate/standby ...
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Initramfs suddenly speaks IPv6 but no SSH login

I have been running a configuration with an encrypted root partition and network unlock via Dropbear in initramfs for some time on my Utopic Xubuntu Mediacenter. Since I am actively using IPv6 to ...
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Shell Script whenever i am SSH it will change my terminal title bar according to that SSH ip

I'm not much expert in shell scripts. I want a shell script, that, whenever I am inside an SSH session, will change my terminal title bar according to the server IP address.
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Couldn't connect to accessibility bus

When using ssh with X11 forwarding, I am getting various errors and warnings when running gui applications. As an example, any time I am running gitg, I get the following warning: ** (gitg:15904): ...
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How to edit /etc/apt/sources.list using putty in a VPS setup [duplicate]

I'm having trouble doing this. How do I edit it? Basically, the VPS is using 11.04 which is, end of life and I'm trying to upgrade to the latest long term release, but I am following the instructions ...
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Have ssh try a LAN IP before the internet address

I have a home server connected to my local LAN and the internet. Say its LAN IP is 192.169.0.10 and it has an internet address of awesomeserver.no-ip.org (DNS alias). I access it regularly ...
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Cant ssh a virtualbox instance - Permission denied, please try again

Im using ubuntu and Im trying to create a ssh connection between my ubuntu desktop and virtualbox ubuntu instance. I have my ubuntu virtualbox instante configured with bridge, and in my ubuntu ...
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SSH connection freezes

I often use SSH to connect to my Ubuntu servers. Lately I got a new provider (Virgin UK) plus a box which I am connected to with a RJ45. Internet in general works fine, but when I build up an SSH ...
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ec2 SSH tunnel not working? [closed]

I'm trying to set up a node following Creating a Personal Privoxy/Tor/Proxy EC2 Instance using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Amazon EC2. I've gotten to: $ ssh ubuntu@ec2-blah.amazonaws.com -i ...
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can't seem to scp from an Ubuntu Virtual Box

I'm trying to scp from a virtual box of Ubuntu to my school's web server. I've followed the instructions seen here: How to SCP a file(s) from Ubuntu Virtual Machine to Remote Web host? and I can't ...
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Remote file transfer? (transfer files on local machine from remote machine)

I have a file server that seconds as a media centre. Lets call the server Barton. It has 2 external hard drives plugged into it. It also constantly has video files playing on it which are outputting ...
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Download file directly to a remote machine

Is there any possibility to download a file to some remote machine which has ftp, ssh, nfs access. What I mean is that it doesn't have to go through the machine from which the download is issued.
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Unable to share internet via NAT connection sharing

I've been using my Jetson TK1 Remotely via ssh and NAT connection sharing as described here. Earlier everything was working perfectly, but now whenever I try to share my internet connection by running ...
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Trying to do ssh authentication with key files: server refused our key

I'm trying to setup ssh authentication with key files in stead of username/password. The client is a Windows box running PuTTY and the server is a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I downloaded puttygen.exe ...
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Is it possible to download from the internet using filezilla?

I am trying to set up a packet program for my amateur radio hobby. I came across this website:http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/AX25-HOWTO/x94.html. In it there are three software programs with the ftp ...
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revert pkexec env DISPLAY=$DISPLAY XAUTHORITY=$XAUTHORITY nautilus

me and my friend were playing around with each others system, and to display a particular pop up on her window through ssh, i used the command pkexec env DISPLAY=$DISPLAY XAUTHORITY=$XAUTHORITY ...
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using different private keys from an Ubuntu server

From my Ubuntu server, in order to run sql queries from different sources, I want to be able to connect through SSH to several other servers using different private keys (following How can multiple ...
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Connect to remote Ubuntu Server GUI

I have a server running remotely by ip address 5.231.XX.XXX running Ubuntu 13.10 Operating system. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I am able to connect to my server via terminal by ssh login ...
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How can I reset ssh passwords in nautilus?

I've logged to my home server using ssh from Nautilus. I selected the option "remember forever" (or something similar) after typing my password. Today I had to change my server's password. Now I can't ...
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E: Unable to locate package denyhosts [duplicate]

As I use SSH, I would like to get the denyhosts that I read about here, but when using the command: sudo apt-get install denyhosts To install it, I got this error: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Why am I getting a “port 22: Connection refused” error?

I am getting a port 22: Connection refused error while connecting to a server. I have both the openssh client and server installed, and they are running. But still there is an error. Please ...
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X11 Forwarding over Gnu Screen, is it possible?

I use GNU Screen constantly. But, I've been trying to figure out if there is someway to get X11 apps to forward over screen when I am ssh-ing (Is that a word?). Currently if I try to run 'gedit' ...
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How to stop the local port forwarding?

I was trying local port forwarding and I hit the following command: ssh -L 8080:www.ubuntuforums.org:80 <host> in order to see what will happen. Now, on my computer, when I hit ...
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How to ssh if not router administrator [closed]

I have my PC connected to the internet behind a router and want to connect via ssh to another PC online that is behind another router. My problem is that I am not the administrator neither routers and ...
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Can't connect to a server via SSH (with my PC only) [closed]

For some days I'm experiencing issues with SSH on my machine (I guess after having installed some software that I don't remember). It's very problematic as I use Git to work on some code projects ...
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openssh-server Permission Denied (publickey) ubuntu 12.10 LTS

Permission denied (publickey). ssh-keygen -t rsa -P '' ssh-copy-id hadoop1@hadoopslave CAN LOGIN WITH : ssh username@hostname or username@ip_address ssh hadoop1@hadoopslave ...
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How can i login to Host Machine using ssh

The contents of /etc/hosts is: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 dell 127.0.1.1 Hnname # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts ::1 localhost ip6-localhost ip6-loopback ...
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cannot access server terminal in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

i am new to Ubuntu OS. I recently installed Ubuntu Server 14.04. in addition to that i also checked the option of installing ubuntu desktop so it installed ubuntu 14.04 lts with that. Now when the ...
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How to start lxsession from command line with proper user priviliges

I'm trying to achieve two things that I can not get to work because I don't know how to correctly start an lxsession in Lubuntu 14.04.2. I boot to the command line with the following line ...
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Can't login as : ssh root@127.3.138.130 [duplicate]

I am explaining my problem in very simple way I am using Openshift and they have given me PhpMyAdmin for mysql whose ip address is 127.3.138.130 .Since I want to configure file on server I want to ...
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SOCKS proxy to SSH server behind HTTP proxy

I set up a SOCKS proxy at port 9090 to computer B elsewhere: ssh -D localhost:9090 user@B and configured it in my local Google Chrome browser. However, computer B is behind an HTTP proxy, so HTTP ...
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Easiest way to copy ssh keys to another machine?

I am lazy at home and use password authentication for my home machines. I am ready to move to key based authentication. There are many options on the web on how to do this, including catting then ...
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Cant connect to my SSH remotely

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to connect to my SSH server remotely, I get authentication denied because the password is incorrect. However, when I connect to my machine from my local network ...
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How do I install Remote Desktop on ubuntu 14.04 dedicated server

I have been working with ssh for a few months now, never touched hte whole remote desktop deal. I am trying to figure it out now and I just cant for the life of me seem to get it working. I have 3 ...
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How to disable ssh connection for group?

How to disable ssh connection for group? OS: debian, I tryed to change ssh_config file, but it doesn't work for me.
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Trying to Secure MySQL Replication

I'm trying to do Secure MySQL Replication on my VPS with Ubuntu 14.04. I follow these steps (read only Step 1: Setup SSH Tunneling): ...
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Connection refused from Ubuntu VM to Snappy Ubuntu Core VM

My objective is to learn building and deploying Snappy packages/apps to Snappy Ubuntu Core platform. For this on my MacBook Pro, using VMware Fusion virtualisation tool I set up two virtual machines; ...
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Cannot ssh to localhost : Permission denied(public key)

I'm trying to ssh in a server as ssh localhost but it keeps saying : Permission denied (public key). I tried everything from reboot to regenerating the ssh key. It was working before, until I ...
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Trying to login using sshfs into Ubuntu

Im using amazon web services, and I've setup ubuntu on there. Im now trying to get access to the files on the websites running with their corresponding users and folders in /home/. Normally, you ...
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Raspbian and Ubuntu 14.03 SSH error

I have installed Raspbian Wheezy on a 8GB SD card( using win32disk imager,did it on my windows 7 laptop), next I changed dhcp to static IP, gave a random IP address to my raspberry pi along with ...
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Start vino vnc server from ssh client

First of all: I googled all day and tried several suggestions on different forums with no luck The problem: I am not able to start a vnc server on a remote machine through ssh Additional information: ...
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How to install gitolite3 on ubuntu server LTS 14

I am trying to install Gitolite3 on Ubuntu server LTS 14 x64, using the git docs. First I created a user called git as : sudo adduser \ --system --shell /bin/bash --gecos\ 'Git SCM' --group ...
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X2go remote access error from mac

I want to access my netbook with lubuntu from a macbook pro machine. Here is what I did: on lubuntu I installed X2Go server: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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How to prevent “Write Failed: broken pipe” on SSH connection?

What can I do to configure SSH on both client and servers to prevent Write Failed: broken pipe errors? It often occurs if you sleep your client computer and resume later.
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Multiple Users Private / Public Keys

I am currently undergoing a project of maintaining a server with certain simple services (mail, web) for a group of thirty users. I would like to use pub/private keys but I guess unsure of their use. ...
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Failure to contact privoxy proxy on ec2 node

I'm trying to set up a tor node following http://sickbits.net/creating-a-personal-privoxytorproxy-ec2-instance/ using ubuntu 14.4 lts on ec2. I'm using git-bash on win7. Following the directions, I ...