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

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Can't connect to SSH with new user

I created a new user, test. I have done the following to the account: I've given test sudo permission I've added test to AllowUsers in nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config I've generated a new SSH key pair, ...
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How to sync using port forwarding

I have my home computer A and a work computer C that I want to synchronise using unison. In the middle is a work computer B. A can communicate with B and B can communicate with C directly but A and C ...
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Can't start firefox on remote server without crashing X on local host

Running: Ubuntu 13.10 The situation is the following: I log in to the remote server with ssh -X user@remote and that is fine. However, once logged in, I type firefox it crashes the local X-session. ...
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Cannot find google chrome terminal command

I'm connecting to my machine at the university using the ssh - X command. I want to launch google chrome from my terminal in order to get access to some website only available through my university's ...
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SSHFS tutorial clarification in help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHFS

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHFS describes how to use SSHFS. The description is somewhat ambiguous. I have tried several combinations of the permissions and ownerships of the directories ...
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How to connect to a local forwarded port from a third machine.

If I ssh connect into a server for VNC, for example, ssh root@IP -L6500:localhost:5901 I can connect to VNC just fine on that machine (locahost:6500). But if I have a phone on the local network, ...
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My ssh connecting time is slow. How can I correct this?

My connection was very slow while I was trying connect to a server. ssh -vvv username@server_ip OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config ...
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Installing ubuntu server using Network Console

I have a bit of a weird situation, I have a laptop (an old Macbook 3,1) with a half broken screen. I want to install Ubuntu server on the computer but it turns out to be quite a difficult endeavour. ...
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If I turn on the Firewall I cannot connect to the internet

I run GUFW but even on any setting I cannot access the internet if its turned on. Why would this be? I also noticed in the "Listening" box that theres a lot of info going on which I don't understand ...
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Trouble ssh connecting with Putty from windows to ubuntu

Hello all I've been looking all over this form for answers but I just can't seem to get it right. First time ubuntu user, and linux user for that matter. I have openssh-client and openssh-server ...
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no longer able to log into ubuntu computers on lan using ssh and ssh clients

I have a mix of windows and ubuntu linux machines on my home network, and had been able to use ssh. Now when I try to login over my LAN to one of the linux machines using putty I get a "connection ...
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Cannot SSH from Ubuntu, but can from Windows

Since the past few days, I cannot SSH to any server from Ubuntu! I am not sure why or how it began. When I try to SSH to any server, connection is established and I see the prompt for password. If I ...
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Duplicating motd and more

Here's what it is currently like: Last login: Sun Oct 5 12:35:30 on ttys000 Corys-Mac-mini:~ cory-$ ssh cory@192.168.1.209 ////////////////////////////////////////////// ...
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No windows partition's avaliable

Ok so, I'm connected to my laptop remotely via SSH. I have 3 partition's 2for win and one for Ubuntu. I wanted to check something on my windows partition but it's not showing up.. The worse is that it ...
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Tripewire database and PTS for remote server

I am tried of the false positive caused by Tripwire scan finding that /dev/pts/0 has been removed. This connection is created for my SSH session when I remotely manage the system and update the ...
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Installing Google 2 step Authentication causes SSH to not connect

I am following the instructions here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-protect-ssh-with-two-factor-authentication After making the changes listed to /etc/pam.d/sshd and ...
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Networking issue in IBM x3650 after install Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have a problem making TCP connections after a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation. First of all, after booting the interface is always off, in my case em2(manually configured), so I turn it on using ...
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Why is my SSH session so slow when Dropbox is uploading?

When Dropbox is uploading, my SSH session to a remote server (a DigitalOcean droplet) is extremely slow. By slow, I mean the latency is very high: I type a word and it appears in the terminal 5+ ...
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Ubuntu OpenSSH having issues connecting to Cisco router. No such issues with other distro or OSX

Below is the output from ssh -vvv user@host. I've tried this on two separate computers running Ubuntu. It works from Opensuse and OSX, and also my Android phone. Interesting issue. Any suggestions ...
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How do I connect to Ubuntu from Android via USB?

Referring to the question that has been answered: How do I connect to Ubuntu from Android? I cannot connect from my Android phone using JuiceSSH, because I don't know the ip address of my USB port. ...
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ssh connection time out ubunto 14.04

I get connection timeout after ssh hnname So I try the follow: netstat -nltp - I see that there is no process listen on port 22 sudo service ssh restart - I see that there is no process listen on ...
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ssh login on virtual server fails: account expired, LDAP authorization failed

I have a user account on a virtual server, running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. When I try to login via ssh I get an error message: $ ssh myuser@myserver myuser@myserver's password: Your account has expired; ...
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how to remotely control Ubuntu 14.04 via SSH

I have (indirect) SSH access to the machine and a user is currently logged in physically. I want to get access to the physical screen. How? There are many related question, but none really help me: ...
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can't access kippo-graph

I have made an instance in AWS with Ubuntu Server 14.04/ 64bit as the OS I installed Kippo and kippo-graph following this tutorial http://bruteforce.gr/installing-kippo-ssh-honeypot-on-ubuntu.html ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: pam_motd sometimes displays only partial MOTD

This isn't a very big deal but it really irritates me somehow. We have a large number of machines running Ubuntu 12.04 (server/amd64) which i frequently ssh into. We have the standard set-up for this ...
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pastebinit gives me the wrong URL when logged in a Vagrant Box

When I try to paste a certain file with pastebinit, I get the URL of the website, instead of the URL of the specific paste I wanted. I want to stress that this does not happen with all files... Here ...
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Remote access times out after update

Here is the situation: I have a MacBook which I use for all of my development and an Ubuntu server running a LAMP stack for my website. I've only had Linux anything for a few days so please bear with ...
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Asked for password when shutting down

Today I came across a situation that I haven't encountered before. I tried to shutdown my laptop and it prompted me for my password I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and haven't had this happen to me for the ...
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Setting up ssh - windows to ubuntu

I have the following environment: Windows deskside system running W7Pro ubuntu 14.04 server running on a cloud server. I have tried multiple ways to set up RSA keys for ssh connections, with no ...
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ssh tunneling to Fritz!Box via RaspberryPi

I have a Fritz!Box that acts as NAS, DHCP and internet gateway. The webinterface of the Fritz!Box is only accessible from the LAN (I'd like to keep it that way, although it could be changed). Can I ...
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How to setup a Multi User NAS

I want to setup a multi-user NAS, With an administrator, and have that admin have the ability to add users to the NAS. Users Are likely to be using mainstream platforms. So I plan for them to use ...
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ssh is disconnecting when tacacs+ is enabled

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and the openssh-server Version: 1:5.9p1-5ubuntu1.29. I'm using a remote tacacs+ server for authentication and authorization. When I login through ssh, tacacs+ authentication ...
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writable sftp directory restrictions

I want to create a directory for a user so they can sftp to my server and automatically be in that directory. Ideally this directory would have group write permissions so this user can upload a file ...
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SSH to server with encrypted LVM

I setup Ubuntu Server 14.04 with encrypted LVM (static IP address with an entry in my /etc/hosts file) and would like to SSH to it with my laptop on my local network. The problem is that if I just do: ...
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How to setup password-less SSH in Ubuntu Virtual Machine?

How can I set up password-less SSH to connect to a Ubuntu Virtual Machine (VM)? (Details below.) I am setting up an Ubuntu Beowulf cluster. For reasons out of my control, some machines I have must ...
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List usernames/machine name for display-less machine

I have a display-less machine (faulty VGA) I am trying to SSH to over my local network by doing something like ssh username@machinename.local as described in this solution. I know the password for ...
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Ubuntu subversion repository not getting checked out

I have some problems with checking out my repository. First, I ensured that everything is up to date: ubuntu@ip-172-31-10-247:~$ sudo apt-get update perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: ...
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ssh-agent keeping key unlocked longer than it should

I have been having some issues regarding my ssh passphrase and ssh-agent. My intent is that I would like to be prompted for my passphrase for my ssh key everytime I close my terminal an then try to ...
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How I got my error: malformed file

This question on askubuntu is about the error: malformed file Not only here on askubuntu, but everywhere else I've been reading about it, this is considered certain to be a GRUB issue. I thought it ...
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Stuck trying to Securely access my home network from my Android phone over 3g/4g

First, I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecured method and is exactly the solution I am trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS couldn't reach Internet / Router Problem?

I have a big problem! My Setup is a Ubuntu 14.04 OS with everything up to date! also the kernel is updated to 3.16. this NAS is directly connected to my router (TP-Link WDR4900v1) that has openwrt ...
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VNC across the internet through SSH tunnel to another machine on LAN?

My family often gets me to help them with computery things that they can't do themselves, but this has become difficult as I've moved to another city to study at university. I managed to set up a ...
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XRDP vServer not connecting

i have bought a vServer recently. Now i can connect via putty. Also i can login. I installed ubuntu-desktop and xrdp via apt-get install. I have done that all on putty console. I even restarted xrdp. ...
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OpenMPI Error: unknown option “--tree-spawn”

I am trying to configure two pc for working with openMPI, i installed openmpi and openssh on the PCs but when i execute: mpirun -np 4 -host slave ./a.out i get: [slave-901:07002] Error: unknown ...
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Some advanced SSH tunneling HASHING IP address

Is it possible to to stay in total anonymous mode for the VPS provider? I have got a VPSVZ machine with UBUNTU server. Is it possible to do anonymous tunneling: VPS1 -> VPS2 -> VPS3 (all UBUNTU) ...
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SSH LOCALE setting

I use SSH to connect remote PC. When I've connected I have wrong LOCALE configuration. And every time I have to execute command: export LANG=en_US.UTF-8 My local and remote user LOCALE already set ...
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SCP push and SSH issues

I used to be able to SSH with the servers (CentOS release 6.4) local IP: 10.0.5.152 until an employ made some changes to our setup which also generated a new IP address on my machine, from ...
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xinit fails on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I need to run on my server application with GUI. The only way to connect to the server is via SSH. So what I have already have done is sudo apt-get install xosview xosview is simple program with ...
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when I ssh to an ubuntu machine, why is my shell /bin/sh and not /bin/bash?

I'm not exactly sure what is going on with these 2 machines I'm working on. I've inserted my debug log. maybe somebody knows what's going on based on this output. As far as I know i didn't do ...
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All SFTP chroot access is read only?

These are the pertinent lines from my /etc/ssh/sshd_config Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftp X11Forwarding no AllowTcpForwarding no ChrootDirectory %h ForceCommand internalsftp ...