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

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Rsync over SSH path with spaces does not work with quotes

I am able to successfully RSYNC over SSH as long as the paths do not have spaces in them. When the path does have spaces, it does not work. I have tried slashes, quotes, and double quotes. When I ...
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Leave remote graphical session open

I own a VPS with Ubuntu Server 14.04. I know I can keep processes running using screen, but that's true only for non-graphical processes How can I keep graphical processes alive (e.g. a browser) ...
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Accessing Git from Assembla using SSH+RSA

I have just created a repository on Assembla using a Git repository and I have followed their "Getting started with Git" page : I validated my git user.email and user.name. Since I'm also using the ...
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Data transfer between two remote servers linux (sftp)

I work remotely trough my Linux system. I have data on server A which can be accessed only through SFTP. The second server is an HPC cluster. I want to fetch data in my HPC cluster working directory ...
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Taking more time for svn ci/commit

I am doing a real time project. The base i.e source code size is very huge i.e more than 6GB. While i am trying to do svn commit these files, using ssh , it takes more than 1 or 2 hour time to get a ...
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Is it possible to ping a remote Linux machine without using ssh?

I am trying to poke/ping a remote Linux machine without using ssh. Is there any other utilities to do this? Addition: It would be quite a lot of helpful if poke can be done without providing the ...
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After moving home directory, ssh configuration is not working

I moved my home directory from /home/user to /media/newDrive/home/user. Everything seems to be working at first, except my ssh configuration. I was able to log into this machine from my laptop with ...
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Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer [duplicate]

I can ssh into my Laptop from my Odroid-c1 but I cannot do the opposite, and I am getting the following: Note: I re-installed ssh server, but did not help OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 ...
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Showing progress in whiptail while using sshpass and SCP

I'm writing a bash script that automates the building, copying and running of a golang app to a remote server. I'm using whiptail to let the user pick some options, enter in some details (e.g. SSH ...
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Shouldnt .bashrc run every time I log in?

Newish to Ubuntu so forgive if I word things oddly... All I really want to do is have my ls command changed to ls --color=always -ragX Got that solved... Alias will do nicely. Now, to have that run ...
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Messed up my SSH settings, what to do?

EDIT: everything works again now, I have not changed anything and no idea why. Maybe just a server error. I have a problem with my SSH login to a server at work. I always get the following error ...
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can't change file permissions of key file [duplicate]

I have a .pem file. The normal chmod [4/6]00 [key_name_here].pem command doesn't work. The permissions are stubbornly stuck at 444 or 644.
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Easing entry of sudo password for remote hosts?

I'm logging on to remote hosts via SSH to do server admin. The login uses a cert but I login as a normal user (ssh -p $PORT $USER@$HOST) and use sudo to run commands. It's a pain to have to enter the ...
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How to transfer the identity (SSH) of a machine to a new machine?

I am making a new Ubuntu machine as a server, which is supposed to replace an old one with older software. My question is: Is it possible to transfer/copy the credentials (in terms of SSH) of the ...
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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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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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OpenSSH chroot breaks ssh and ftp

I'm trying to set up a webserver with a restricted sftp connection. I've googled and followed several walkthoughs that all appear to be pretty much the same thing. Here are my steps: Fresh install ...
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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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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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Can't SSH devices within sub net

I have three computers set up like this: But I am having issues understanding how to setup the /etc/network/interfaces for each device so that they can all access the internet. I have tried this: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...