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

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Sync Music from Banshee via SSH to Android Device

i want to transfer my music to my android device via ssh. I do that wireless because i do not always want to plugin the cable to sync some files. Is there a way banshee can recognize my android device ...
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Does creating a SOCKS proxy via ssh hide my activities from my ISP?

I've been using an ssh tunnel for browsing, reading that doing so would encrypt the connection to the internet. However, i have no idea as to what kind of protection that the ssh tunnel really ...
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SSH remote user need to be logged in?

I'm trying to set up an SSH server. I put my public key in the authorized_keys file, made sure the permissions were correct, etc. When I restart the server (really just Ubuntu 12.04 desktop) and I ...
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SSH programs terminates when closed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can i keep a command started from shell on running if i logout from shell? When i ssh into my server and launches a program and then closes the SSH, the program ...
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route terminal server client over ssh

I want to access a virtualbox guest from Lubuntu thrue "terminal server client" (rdp on 3389) How can I route (from Lubuntu) my "terminal server client" over a ssh connection I establish before to a ...
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How do I set up a linux proxy for my mac

As my title suggest, I would like to set up a proxy in linux. The client that I'm using is a mac osx lion. I think I understand the theory but I keep hitting roadblocks. I started using set proxy ...
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Is there anything like online Ubuntu O/S

I use 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 but sometimes i need 32 bit Ubuntu for some specific purpose. So i keep 32 bit Ubuntu installed in virtual box. I wonder if there is any service like online Ubuntu where we ...
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SSHFS files from one server to another

I am trying to find the most secure way to transfer files from one server to another. I have the following architecture: Currently I am using the main user salamis in order to mount the ...
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Can I access my home PC from the office with SSH?

I want to use my home pc at my office, without literally taking it to my office. I would like to have a simpler solution than TeamViewer, cause I'm usually using Live distros at my work place, so SSH ...
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Is there any mechanism that blocks connections by IP address in a default 11.04 installation?

On a default installation of 11.04 desktop (running inside a VM), I'm getting a strange phenomena in which occasionally some people can't ssh into their account in the regular way (they simply get a ...
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Screen with ssh to overcome disconnection

I have a script name.bash. I want to run it on the server serv@domaine with ssh but I'm afraid to run it directly and close my shell and stop execution. I read that i can run my bash on the server ...
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How to reset my password without rebooting?

I lost my password to a VM running 11.04, but have ssh access via public key authentication. Is there any way I can reset the password without a reboot? (This is to avoid downtime of services it's ...
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Connecting to SSH/RDP/VNC through one machine?

I am asked to come up with a solution for connection to ssh, vnc and rdp services in company firewall/proxy via one box on DMZ. The task is to get users to connect to this one box and then to the ...
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Is it possible to continue an ssh session upon each re-connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep processes running after ending ssh session? I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a remote server. I'd like to know if it's possible to continue an ssh session upon ...
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Is it possible to run a command on the client when a ssh session is closed?

I know that I can run a local command when I establish a ssh connection, something which is quite useful for setting up terminal title for example. Still, I'm looking for a solution to run a command ...
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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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Problem with scp syntax

I am trying to copy a .tar archive from remote server to my pc. Directory of the archive that I want to copy: canserhan@embserv:~/tar_files/rtl_archive.tar Destination: ...
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How do I terminate all idle incoming ssh connections?

I want to be able to automatically terminate ssh connections that are idle for more than 10 minutes. How do I do this?
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How can I automount my ecryptfs ~/.private directory without logging in?

On Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, ecryptfs is set up where my /home/user/.private directory becomes decrypted when I login. I can then access my files in /home/user/private. But if I don't login to the ...
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What happens when I connect to a remote host via ssh?

I take classes at the University of Pittsburgh and I need to do my work in the universities linux terminal remotely. I use the command ssh usr@thot.cs.pitt.edu and I'm prompted for my password to ...
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How to pass arguments in a script using gnome-terminal

As part of a script I have gnome-terminal -e "process involving another user" Once executed this line, I have to write in the terminal 3 times the password of this user. I wonder how can I automate ...
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Why does gnome keyring fail to unlock ssh keys every other boot? [closed]

Since the 11.10 upgrade gnome-keyring fails to unlock my ssh key every other boot. I have to manually enter ssh key password on ssh connect. If I logout of the session and login back in it fixes the ...
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How to programmatically log-in a user remotely

How do I programmatically and remotely (using SSH) log-in a user so that the lightdm login screen closes and loads the user's desktop as thought they had physical typed in their username and password? ...
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Route all traffic through SSH tunnel or equivalent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I route my internet through a SSH tunnel? I just got a new laptop and put Ubuntu on it as a good way to force myself to learn Linux. This laptop will be going ...
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Is PPTP a secure VPN-protocol?

I will be setting up a VPN on my home server and in tutorials I've read it says that the protocol can only be used with passwords, not key-files. To me this doesn't seem very secure so I was wondering ...
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How to bring up System settings GUI tool using Cygwin-X over SSH

I am connecting to my headless ubuntu 12.04 server using SSH and I want to make some changes to system settings. There is no desktop manager running so VNC is not an option for me. I have Cygwin-X ...
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Using Juju returns “ssh invalid key” error

Can someone tell me with piece of code is executed when i do: juju status. I'm running Juju on OpenStack and I want to deploy some services but when i do juju status it returns me an SSH INVALID KEY ...
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SSH into Ubuntu VM remotely

I dont have much experience on networking or linux, but I'm trying to ssh into an Ubuntu virtual machine from outside my home network. The Ubuntu virtual machine (VirtualBox) is running an a Debian ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.10 64bit - FTP

I am new to Linux as due to a requirement at work we are trailing Splunk which runs better un Linux. So I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 and put it in the DC with SSH access. However, I have ...
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How to stop SSH filesystem from discarding root permissions after every command?

i have a small bash script that mounts my sshfs... problem is it ask for the server/host password for every mount... i have four mounts and i have to enter it every time for 4 times and its ...
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Mount folder using ssh twice (first ssh to gate, then from gate to workstation)

My current situation is that I have my personal laptop, and I there is a workstation I need to be able to mount. But before I can get to that workstation, I first need to ssh into the gate of the ...
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incorrect permissions after copying over scp

I'm using cygwin in windows 7 to copy a directory to an ubuntu machine using this command. scp -rp -P 54322 /cygdrive/c/xampp/htdocs/. user@10.136.10.1:/home/user/somefolder/ After copying all the ...
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Dynamic Proxy with password

I need to setup a proxy on my localbox to redirect some requests to another network. I am doing it in the following way ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:22022 some-external-host In this case every time i try ...
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How can I setup Ubuntu (and my home network router settings) so I can SSH to Linux console window?

I installed Ubuntu version 11 not too long ago. I now have that computer running on my home network and it has it's own internal IP address on my home network behind a LinkSys Router. How can I ...
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Open a pair of tabbed terminal windows with titles

I am constantly opening up a pair of terminal windows which I like to have on separate tabs that I then use to SSH to the same pair of servers. I then set the titles of each tab to be that of the ...
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Using ssh private key login to automatically decrypt encrypted file systems without password prompt

To quote from a previous post: "Okay, so while it's possible to use SSH Public Key authentication to log into your system without entering a password (even if your home directory is encrypted), it's ...
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logging ssh clients session [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Log SSH activity I need to implement a secure server to be the only source for connecting to routers and switches in the lan. The only task that that is getting me ...
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Adding shell access to existing users in zentyal

I user ldap to create my user accounts. for every user created a home directory is created For every user created i have updated my configuration to adding a default shell. but i did this change post ...
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Remote login with graphical display manager (GDM, LightDM)

Is it possible to remotely (via ssh) make a login to GDM? I'll explain a situation in which I'd need this: I'm on my laptop and connect to my desktop via ssh. I realize there are some updates ...
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Send login details to Login Screen via ssh [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote login with graphical display manager (GDM, LightDM) I have set up wake up on lan on my desktop machine. What I want now is, when I wake up my ubuntu machine from ...
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Startup a Ubuntu FTP and SSH server without logging in

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.10 box, which I would like to run "headless", and without a keyboard, mouse or display. Is it possible that immediately after startup the machine logs into an account, or ...
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Xprograms over ssh, nothing happens

I'm new to SSH and trying to setup a connection to run Xapplications through my school. I made the login perfectly fine but once inside, i export the display to my ip ie: export DISPLAY=MYIP:0.0 ...
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Remote ssh configuration problem

My basic problem is that I would like to launch graphical application (eg firefox) on a remote computer (at work) from my computer at home. The computer at work (WPC) is behind a firewall. So I'm ...
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Prompt not working when logged in as specific user

Hello I am running ubuntu 11.10 and access it via ssh with putty. My problem is that when I log in I get the prompt username@server.com:~$ and my arrow keys do what the y are supposed to. When I ...
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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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Unable to access the server via SSH?

when I am trying to access the server through ssh it says: ssh: connect to host xx.yyy.zzz.x port 22: Connection refused and on the server in auth.log it shows following log entry: Address ...
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Set target disk and reboot remotely

I want to be able to set my target disk and reboot in windows remotely, can this be done? I have SSH set up and am able to log in from outside of my network.
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FTP over ssh hangs on “Connection established: Waiting for Welcome Message”

I have looked far and wide and have not quite found the answer. I am running ubuntu 11.10, openssh, and vsftpd. I am trying to configure my FTP to tunnel over ssh. My ssh connection works just fine ...
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GPG and SSH encryption of file need help

I don't know how to use Password and Keys in Ubuntu 11.10 , what is the exactly use of this application , and how can we use this for encrypting files? Please also explain about ssh keys and gpg ...
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How to automatically run commands on SSH connection?

I have some Amazon EC2 instances that run Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS. Every time I connect to those instances I run a couple of simple commands, like a cd <repository>, a git status etc. How can I add ...