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

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Use existing ssh keypair in juju

How can I use an existing ssh keypair with juju? When running juju bootstrap I'm getting this error: error: environment has no access-key or secret-key. I've already setup an ssh keypair a long time ...
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Déjà Dup over SSH - where to enter my login credentials?

I'm trying to make a backup of my folder in my ubuntu 12.10. I'm using BackUp in system setting using ssh, it can go through preparation file to backup. but then failed. cannot have permission to ...
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SSH to the Ubuntu host machine from a Ubuntu VirtualBox guest?

I would like to SSH into my host (Kubuntu 12.04 64 bit) machine from a VirtualBox guest running Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. The host has the latest VirtualBox from the Ubuntu repos (4.1.12). The guest was a ...
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Is it possible to SSH through port 80?

I am behind a network firewall that doesn't let me ssh through the default port. Because of that, I can't push any bzr branches to my repository. I would like to know if it is possible to somehow ...
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Command Prompt Stopped Listening to Me; Feeling Rejected

I'm SSHing into my headless Ubuntu 11.04 Server using PuTTY, and I'm in a byobu session. I started a mysql_safe daemon because I was trying to fix a password problem I was having with mysql. I was ...
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Find Randomart of existing ssh key

I created an ssh key with ssh-keygen, and I got this output as a result: The key fingerprint is: 84:21:3d:ab:d5:5e:05:a0:b6:ab:0f:33:af:3b:3b:82 cidr@randombox The key's randomart image is: +--[ RSA ...
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Cannot ssh until pinging url [closed]

If, after starting system (freshly installed Linux Mint 13), I try to run: ssh mywebsite.com it hangs up with "Connection timed out". but when I open the browser and enter mywebsite.com there (or ...
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How can I replicate putty's capabilities in gnome-terminal?

I connect to my workplace via citrix. Now to connect to servers, I currently use putty. This is because in putty, I can use the proxy settings options to add connect via HTTP proxy which is set to ...
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How do I tunnel and browse the server webpage on my laptop?

I run a web app in one of my lab servers, and I have already setup X11 Forwarding on those machines. Other lab members can tunnel through SSH, and browse that web app on their local browser at home. ...
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Run single application with vnc

I would like to run an application on a remote ubuntu machine using vnc. Currently I have to ssh into the remote machine and run x11vnc Run vinagre locally Start the application in the vinagre vnc ...
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Is it possible to save ssh password in remmina?

I have remmina 0.9.99.1 (1.0.0) in ubuntu precise 12.04 Can I save the ssh password so that it won't prompt me again for it
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Samba only works if logged in over ssh

I have a headless ubuntu server running samba. I have a windows 7 laptop, windows 8 desktop, a lubuntu desktop running xbmc, and a samsung note2 running android. Whenever any of these computers has a ...
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Nautilus' remote folder default mount point

I connect a remote folder in Nautilus (file info says that it is done via sftp), and within it the folder becomes fully browseable. But I can't access it from the other applications: I couldn't find ...
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How to rsync between home computer and computer inside another network?

All the computers I use run Ubuntu. To work from home, I SSH from my home computer to my lab computer as follows: # First a port knock is needed joe@homepc> telnet ssh.university.edu 9000 # Next ...
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A Linux container can use an authorized_keys file outside my home directory, but ephemeral containers based on it can't. Why?

In Ubuntu 12.10, I've created an LXC of type 'ubuntu' using the lxc-create utility. I then create ephemeral containers based on this container using the lxc-start-ephemeral utility, and I need to ...
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Need a simple, foolproof remote admin for Ubuntu Server

I'm running an Ubuntu server 12.10 box and need a foolproof remote admin for my wife/kids who have even less experience of linux than I. The box only runs as file server and our LAN Minecraft server. ...
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find -exec grep does not work

I need to use a find command in a script with ssh and grep together. Something like this: ssh user@host find /var/log -type f -mtime 1 -exec grep -i -F error warn {} \; But it says, that there is no ...
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What do these lines in the UFW logfile mean?

These lines are repeated several times, first one at the time when remote ssh connection with the machine is lost (mac address is the address of eth used for Internet connection) Mar 24 21:20:32 ...
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SSH via Corkscrew - Where is the config?

I've read this page: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-use-ssh-via-http-proxy-using-corkscrew-in-ubuntu.html And it tells me to open up the SSH config file, which was in 2008, located in ...
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Convenient method for frequent ssh

I frequently have to access the departmental servers while I'm off campus which requires: ssh user@public.school.com then enter password, then ssh private.school.com then enter same password ...
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SSH into Ubuntu 12.10 from a remote computer

I am trying to login to my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop remotely. I have the SSH server installed and it works fine when I am on the same network as the Ubuntu desktop. However, I am unable to connect ...
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who is scping your ssh server

Just you can run w to find who is sshing into your server, how can you find out who is scping into an Ubuntu laptop?
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Map a key to open terminal and execute commands

I want to map a key, say ctrl-shift-m to open a terminal, ssh into the mailhost, open pine and go into the compose mail pane. I already have ssh-key setup so i dont have to type my password while ...
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Have set up a file server. How to make it accessible from anywhere? [duplicate]

I have installed xubuntu and made it a file server in my college using this guide. How to build your own file server Okay I am pretty new to these things, but I want to know a few things? 1) I ...
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Unable to connect to remote server via SSH (requires public key)

So i've been given access to ssh a server. I have the username/password, but server apparently requires a public key (now bear in mind that i am a noob in ssh). When I do: ssh -p 52 user@server.com ...
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Need help troubleshooting Apache inside VM

I'm hitting a wall troubleshooting this. I feel the problem is either due to my lack of networking skills, or a basic knowledge of configuring Apache. I'm hoping I can shed some light on my setup by ...
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Adding a question to keyboard authentication method in SSH server

I read this article about authentication methods for SSH This is what is written there? During keyboard authentication zero or more prompts (questions) is presented to the user. The user should give ...
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Strange behavior with ssh on Ubuntu 12.04 server

Recently I installed Ubuntu server 12.04 on my computer at home with ssh support. I'm using WiFi instead of cable connection for this server. Everything works fine except the fact that for some ...
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Mount ecryptfs automatically after ftp login

How can I get my ubuntu server 12.04 to automatically mount the encrypted home partition after an ftp login? It will automatically mount after an ssh login and I can then access the encrypted ...
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ubuntu 11.10 /var/log/auth.log

I use Ubuntu 11.10. And I want it to write logging messages about failed ssh log in attempts to /var/log/auth.log. In my understanding /var/log/auth.log is supposed to hold all failed ssh connection ...
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Unable to ssh out anywhere - ssh_exchange_identification

I have a setup where I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 as a VirtualBox guest under a Windows 7 host, behind a restrictive corporate firewall. I have set up NAT from the host port 22 to Ubuntu's port 22; IT ...
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trying to use sshfs on ubuntu

i'm trying to use sshfs on ubuntu. i have root access on the server i'm trying to connect to. but everytime i try to connect using my ubuntu laptop, the message i get is the following: ...
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svn-ssh under ubuntu

I use putty+pageant on Windows to be able to access the svn server by using ssh. I have my private key that works. I'm now trying to use the same key on a Ubuntu VM. I used the .p12 key in Firefox ...
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What to do after 'chmod -R 777 /'? [duplicate]

I have many file permission problems, as being a newbie, I unfortunately set permissions on everything somehow to 777 (chmod -R 777 /). I believe I've done this from the root directory logged in as ...
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Problem with applying socks proxy systemwide

i trying tunnel my traffic through SSH server. when i use Firefox network setting, it work well but when i try apply the socks proxy system wide from ubuntu setting and tunnel google-chrome traffic, ...
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How to keep X-Server running via 'ssh -Y' after closing shell?

my name is Chris and i have trouble to run a Python-Script on a Server. I try to run a Python Script, that makes use of the Python module wx, on a Server. Therefor i open a shell connect to the ...
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X11 forwarding issue Ubuntu 12.10 from AIX

Using ubuntu 12.10 and have putty installed, I am using ssh /putty to connect an AIX system once I do that I export the display and run something simple like 'xclock' or 'xterm' Problem is its not ...
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byobu, ssh and an accidently closed fluxbox

So i was using fluxbox and had a terminal using ssh to connect to a server. This server automatically starts byobu for everyone who's connecting to him. At least until i accidently closed my fluxbox ...
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How can I run SSH as a different user on the same Ubuntu installation?

I am creating a script which runs a series of command that would download a website to a machine and sets up everything. So most of the commands require root access. For example adding a vhost in ...
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Using authorized_keys with git

I have transfered my ssh key from my root to my user account by ssh-copy-id command so now I have these files in my .ssh folder user@user-php:~/.ssh$ ls authorized_keys config id_rsa id_rsa.pub ...
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How to check if a file is already opened over ssh?

I have a PC with Ubuntu server and I use it with friends to program on a project over SSH. The problem is that sometimes we have the same file opened and if somebody changes something and saves the ...
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Starting remote script/terminal based programs through ssh gives error (Error opening terminal: unknown.)

I directly start a remote script/command on an Ubuntu server with the following command: ssh me@server 'nano my_file.txt' However, this throws an error: Error opening terminal: unknown. Another ...
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connect to windows share automatically and rsync

I have a Western Digital connected to my router at 192.168.1.65 statically. How can I automatically connect at login and rsync? At the moment I am using this command that doesn't work. rsync -Paz ...
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exporting X11 over ssh

I have a server sitting in a remote lab where I have installed openstack.I want to be able to access the xwindows on that machine so as to be able to use the http interface. I am running Ubuntu 11.04 ...
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ssh add bad passphrase

i have add public form another computer. on my computer i see the files in the ssh folder user@user-170:~/.ssh$ ls authorized_keys config id_rsa id_rsa.pub known_hosts known_hosts.old now i ...
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MAAS Invalid SSH key

I would like to setup a MAAS for OpenStack with Ubuntu 12.04. Everything workes great: marcel@ubuntu20:~$ juju status 2012-07-09 13:00:02,559 INFO Connecting to environment... The authenticity of ...
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Suddenly cannot access SSH on LAN

I had ssh running on my LAN server. Suddenly (not sure what I did), I cannot access the LAN server via ssh. When I try, it just hangs for a while with no response and finally comes out with a timed ...
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Unable to connect to my remote Ubuntu system using SSH

I want to connect to my remote PC running on Ubuntu 12.10 using SSH. But when I try ssh my_username@my_current_ip, I get this error: ssh: connect to host 117...** port 22: Connection timed out I ...
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How to run openmpi on virtualbox with 3 PCs through SSH?

I have 3 PCs with Vista, running Ubuntu through Virtualbox on them. I have installed openmpi and ssh on them, they are connected via ethernet. The IP addresses are all 10.0.2.15. And I can ping with ...
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Ubuntu Desktop with GUI and SSH access

I used to have Ubuntu Server 12.10, and I used to connect to it with my Windows PC using SSH. All I had to do was turn my server computer on and next thing I could do was run my PuTTY and connect to ...