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

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Enabling passphrase on an already existing private key

I already have a ssh private key without a passphrase. As I have started to use it to login to a few critical and secure systems, I need to use a passphrase on my RSA private key. How can I enable ...
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where is the problem with port 22?

I want to connect with my university and use a cluster. I connect via vpn with university.Now i want to connect with the cluster with ssh protocol. I have the ip,so in a terminal i write "ssh ip" (of ...
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scp / ssh log on ssh-server

I work in college network. I have shared my computer password with few friends. So any of them can ssh/ scp on my system. Is there any way to generate the log of connection ( if some one make ...
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How to setup login your SSH server with Public/Private key authentification? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set up password-less SSH login? I am having a debian based linode server. All the time if need to login to remote server i do ssh user@ip and then I ...
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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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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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How to connect to server as root in Nautilus?

I want to know how I can access the following as root: Places>Connect to server This is to connect to a server that needs a public key that I only have as root Thanks
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how do I use ssh with key access in 11.10

I've used ssh before and password access from my new asus k53by laptop with a fresh 11.10 install to dev server works fine. I wanted to set up key access for added security and ease of scripting and ...
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How do I get SSH to listen on a new IP without restarting the machine?

I have a few Ubuntu server boxes set up on ESX, and I changed the IP addresses via SSH. The moment I changed it, it dropped me off of SSH (as expected). After a restart it works 100% as expected and ...
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Nautilus freezes when connecting to SSH server [closed]

I have several nautilus bookmarks pointing to SSH servers, so that I can easily access them. Out of nowhere this doesn't work anymore. When I open a bookmark or enter ssh://user@server in the location ...
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How to speed up SSH login?

From outside of my house, whenever I login to my Ubuntu server using SSH, it takes about 6 seconds for me to get the prompt for password, however when I login to my web hosting server it takes about 1 ...
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How can I improve the SSH file transfer performance?

I have two computers, both on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick). One is an Intel E6500 (2.93GHz/2GB/2MB cache) and the other is an E8400 (3.0GHz/2GB/6MB cache) connected via an ethernet cable. Both have ...
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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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UbuntuServer, graphics-card died, cant log in to use SSH/VNS

Okay, weird situation. I have a really old desktop and yesterday I decided to setup ubuntu-server as a home server on that thing. It has no onboard graphics. I installed gnome-desktop, so at the start ...
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How can I run qemu with KVM over ssh?

When I run qemu -cpu kvm64 -snapshot -hda binary.img at a local console, the image boots and runs as I expect. However, when I log in via ssh -C -X, I see: $ qemu -cpu kvm64 -snapshot -hda binary.img ...
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KDE 4.7.3: how to remember ssh key passphrase in konsole?

I am using latest KDE in Kubuntu 11.10, I have ssh keys added protected by a passphrase which is prompted every time I try to establish ssh connection. In Gnome it would pop up a GUI window where I ...
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asked for sudo password, post login to bash shell

With 11.10 when any of my users with the bash shell login upon success they are asked to provide their sudo password e.g. Last login: Fri Jan 20 19:13:36 2012 from x.x.x.x [sudo] password for *user*: ...
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Move files with ssh

I know that I can copy files from my computers with scp. Is there a way to move them at once instead of copying with ssh?
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Slow server on web-based writes and SSH login

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 server that's going a bit slow. It's very slow to log in via SSH, and it's very slow when making edits via a Mediawiki instance installed on there. For normal read access to ...
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How to open a remote python program from terminal by ssh?

I type ssh -X name@blah.edu and asks for a password, I type it in and get logged in. name@blah.edu:~$ program.py then nothing happens, when it should actually pop up. Why is this happening and ...
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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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encfs home directory: ssh access dismount after a while

I've setup an encrypted homedir according to this EncryptedHomeDirectoryHowto. To gain ssh access I've added auth required pam_encfs.so to /etc/pam.d/sshd $ cat /etc/pam.d/sshd | egrep -v ^# auth ...
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problems doing remote admin via ssh

I am connected to an Ubuntu host (10.04.3 LTS) via ssh -X. All is ok. However, I cannot do any administrative tasks via System->Administration->xxx, such as adding a User, because the system never ...
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Can access NAS by SSH in terminal but not through Nautilus

I have a Synology DS411 and have SSH access through Terminal. I've tried just about every walkthrough for how to connect to an SSH server in Nautilus but nothing has worked. Any ideas why? Is ...
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Want to write a simple SVN update bash script

I want to write a simple bash script that will update an SVN working copy in a given directory. The repository is accessed with the svn+ssh protocol. The basic process this needs to follow is: ...
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Simple ssh examples for Ubuntu

I would like to use ssh to access the shell of another Ubuntu computer and issue a few commands. I'm interested in how to form the shh command in the following scenarios. To keep it simple, I will ...
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Cannot ping between computers, but I can connect (only one way though)

I am new using Linux, so I would really appreciate a simple as possible answer. I cannot ping between two computers, neither to nor from. I can ssh from one computer to another, but not the other way ...
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Ubuntu server remote ssh troubles

I have a following problem: I can't connect to a freshly deployed ubuntu-server 11.10 through SSH from a remote host. Error: Connection timeout. Troubleshooting so far: Connect locally - Connecting ...
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How do I get rid of a notification?

I occasionally run applications that use the transparent notifications in the Ubuntu 11.10 desktop and they generally work fine for me except for when I'm running them over ssh with X11 forwarding. ...
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How to put all traffic and on one interface and some traffic on another interface

At the moment I'm working at a company and the problem is they allow SSH on wifi but not on their wired network. At the moment I push everything through a vpn, but that gives overhead on an already ...
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SSH Key problem

I want to setup my home server to use ssh keys but when I follow the tutorial on https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/C/openssh-server.html for setting up ssh keys I get this: Bad port 'umask ...
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Can I access debian server through bluetooth PAN via SSH access [closed]

Hi I have an old pentium machine which I want to turn into a server. I have got a debian 6 squeeze distro with me. My machine doesnot have a LAN port on it. I don't want to give access to my server ...
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How To SSH From Host (Win7) to Guest (Ubuntu Server 10.04)

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS on my machine that has Windows 7 Ultimate. I would like to run the VM graphicless and access it through ssh from Windows 7. My machine is connected to ...
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How do I connect using ssh over a direct Ethernet connection?

I have a laptop, a desktop, and a spare 5' Ethernet cable that I can use to directly connect one to the other. The desktop freezes every few days or so, seemingly at random, and when it happens I want ...
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SSH shell launched using “expect” doesn't have full width. How can I make fix it?

I am using expect to auto login on SSH from an Unity launcher, the command looks something like this: gnome-terminal -t SSH1 -e "expect -c 'spawn ssh root@111.222.333.255 ; expect assword ; send ...
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SSH graphical session without graphical environment installed on server

I am quite a noob in network/server stuff and I don't really know where to begin. I am using Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 on my PC, and I have also Debian SSH server on another machine in my LAN. I would like ...
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alt-tab completion while using SSH

I just recently discovered that pressing alt-tab on a console window allows me to autocomplete from the last commands and parameters I used. Very useful! But when using SSH from Windows this feature ...
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How to know actives ssh port forwarding

I have configured in ~/.ssh/config many port forwarding for VNC with different port for each servers. Is there a command which can help me to know which port is forwarding to when I open an SSH ...
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ssh connection “permission denied” message

When I execute the command ssh localhost (in Ubuntu 10.10), it will display the error message "permission denied(public key)." What may be the problem? Is there any problem in sshd_config file in ...
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Modify the SSH welcome message to include system IP address

I have had a couple of occasions where I was unable to remember the IP address for a given system but was, at the time, able to connect using the hostname. As an example, just now I wanted to set up ...
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sshfs 'no such file' error

I'm trying to use sshfs to share a folder between two of my computers. I can ssh from the server, and see the folder I want to share. However, when I run sshfs, I get: david@desktop2:~$sshfs ...
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hpn-ssh on ubuntu server

What is the current status of hpn-ssh on ubuntu? It is not in the default repositories, as far as I can tell, but does anybody knows if there are any plans to add it (or decisions not to add it)?
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Graphical ssh private key prompt not showing up

I recently stopped using a full desktop environment in ubuntu 11.10 (tired of unity) but I'm trying to get some of the desktop environment back. I'm currently trying to get the "Unlock private key" ...
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firefox process dies after ssh log out on remote machine [closed]

i need to run firefox process on a remote host via ssh and also keep process running even after ssh logout. I already have tried these ways nohup firefox & ,screen,disown -h . but it seems these ...
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Cant start ssh server

Background kernel: 3.0.0-14-generic OS: Ubuntu 11.10 - desktop Problem: Cant start ssh daemon System Log (Snippet): [ 451.862562] init: ssh main process (3042) terminated with status 255 [ ...
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SSH responding poorly

Why do command line prompts respond poorly I am when SSH'ing into a terminal?
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How do I get an ssh -X session to use the host's sound settings

I have a USB sound card on a host system which has all my music, and to which I have connected my living room speakers. I would like to use my laptop to ssh -X into that system and run my favorite ...
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Cannot write to Folder mounted with SSHFS

I just created a folder according to SSHFS (Ubuntu Docs) sudo apt-get install sshfs sudo gpasswd -a jm fuse sshfs -o idmap=user jm@example.com:/path/to/folder folder Then I found that the folder is ...
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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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How can I connect to the recovery console of a remote server?

So, my Ubuntu server's hard drive went into emergency read-only mode while I was in an SSH session. Thankfully, I was able to connect with SFTP and grabbed a few critical files, although, stupidly, it ...