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

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I Can't access with root user to ssh. (before works fine)

I have a Ubuntu server with plesk and I sometimes access to ssh. But it is not frequent. But one day I trying to access it. The server cut the connection after root access. Then the validation is ...
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Ports not Forwarding to Ubuntu Server

I have set up a simple LAMP and OpenSSH server, which is operating normally. That is, from the intranet. Accessing webpages/ssh is impossible from outside of my network. I am fairly confident that I ...
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How to install ‘Nautilus’ on VirtualBox and use it with ssh? [duplicate]

I installed Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager on Windows 7 and I was able to run some PHP programs on it. I use Git-Bash with Vagrant to access shell (Ubuntu). I would like to try a simple Java web ...
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ssh prompts for password when passing sudo command, even with ssh key

I'm trying to expedite restarting some services across several ubuntu servers. I've: added the command to the sudoers file generated an ssh key and copied it to one of the test servers wrote a ...
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Failing to upgrade Ubuntu or run updates from the command line, apt-get giving 404s [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade my Ubuntu 11.04 from the command line (this is a remote machine I can only SSH into). I am following these directions. I am getting 404's from many commands I am trying to run ...
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How do I configure OpenSSH to deliver the server's environment and paths to the connecting session?

I've just installed an OpenSSH server through apt-get. Immediately, I noticed that when connecting through SSH I don't have the same paths enabled as I do when I am physically using the server ...
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help in the using of /etc/hosts [duplicate]

I am new on unix systems, I want to ask about the hosts file that is in /etc/hosts what does used for ?? also I want to ask that when connect using ssh=> I wrote on hosts file the following x.x.x.x ...
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How to let youtube-dl download in background? Must I keep terminal window? [duplicate]

I can't close ssh terminal while youtube-dl is downloading a video. ctrl+c or ctrl+z or ctrl+d is only stopping download progress. I want to give download job to Ubuntu Server which I access by ssh ...
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Irssi join command issue

Alright so I have been trying this since last night with no luck yet so hopefully someone can help. Pretty much I want to have it so when I join my server that it changes the timezone to my correct ...
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How to prevent loggin in via ssh as my domestic user?

Hi i am kind of a newb in ssh but i setup a domestic server in a laptop. I have a user called e.g. USERBRUNO with a password authentication required. The problem is that if my friend does ssh ...
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How to use bind address for ssh port forwarding?

I want to forward my port 2222 on localhost to remote host's port 2223 on the address 127.0.0.2. I am trying to bind the address 127.0.0.2 with this command: ssh -R [127.0.0.2]:2223:localhost:2222 ...
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Ubuntu-touch: Setting up a ssh tunnel [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up a ssh tunnel from my ubuntu-touch phone. If I setup the tunnel from the terminal app, it is closed automatically when the terminal app is terminated, even if I run the command ...
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Unable to access Ubuntu installed in vmplayer from windows10 desktop

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a VMplayer and it is available in my Windows10 desktop. I'm practicing Hadoop big data and my purpose is to connect a ETL tool Pentaho with the Hadoop installed in ...
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how to connect a bitbucket account to ubuntu?

I am trying to connect my home computer to my git account in bitbucket. I have done git config user.email and user.name but when I git pull as default I'm getting prompted for administrator password ...
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SSH “login” persists even after reboot

E: Fixed. My mistake. I must have ticked the “automatically unlock this key on log in” box in the Gnome Keyring passphrase prompt, thinking that it means I would be prompted automatically at log in ...
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Locked myself out of Ubuntu

Im after some help desperately! I currently have a server running ubuntu 14.04. I access it using a macbook pro and chicken VNC. All was fine until a few days ago i decided to increase security and ...
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Setting up server to connect using SSH over the internet (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am trying to set up a local server to be accessible from outside of the local network. I am new to this concept and a little unsure as to what to do. At the moment I access the computer using: ssh ...
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Can't connect to ssh server by global IP address when not on the server's Wi-Fi network

When on the same network it works fine with either the global or local IP address being used. It trys to connect but it returns this error after a while of trying etimedout (connection timed out). ...
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Why would Ubuntu fail only occasionally to prompt for a SSH passphrase to unlock my SSH keys?

For some reason, 1 out of every 5 times I start up my box, when I go to access a repository through git or ssh into my server, the system will fail to ask for my passphrase and go straight to denying ...
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Have to re-add ssh keys to ssh-agent every time in yakuake

I just recently changed over to KDE and installed yakuake as my terminal and every time I fully exit yakauke or restart I have to restart my ssh-agent and re-add all the ssh keys to the agent. Why? ...
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Need run scripts as different users on same host to different hosts without password prompt

I need to run scripts with different linux users on same host to different hosts without password prompt. In other words, the deferent users are on a source host able to login (ssh/scp/other shell ...
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Unable to SSH to uploaded Ubuntu VHD on Azure

I was provided an ova Ubuntu 32-bits VirtualBox image, and I uploaded it to Azure using the following steps: Loaded it on VirtualBox then saving it into a VMDK disk Converted it to VHD format ...
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Not able to see maas controller in virsh list --all command

I have a test environment on my laptop, installed Ubuntu 14.04 Cloud MAAS in a VM, I have followed all steps as Ubuntu site suggested, SSH key generated, added on host [other VM machine with IP ...
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Cannot ping domains and ips from ubuntu server

I have a Ubuntu server which is running without any issues for the last one year.But now there is a wired issue caught my server and take server offline frequently. I can connect server via VNC ...
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Server tries to connect to other servers

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server and I have discovered in the /var/auth.log that it tries to connect to other servers. This is the log file: Aug 31 08:04:49 server_name sshd[16316]: error: connect_to ...
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Can no longer type in login shell

I attempted to ssh into my work computer from home this weekend and everything was going fine at first. However, I am normally used to having several terminals open at once, and it was a little ...
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Enable GUI on some applications accessed via SSH/remotely on a Ubuntu 14.04 (headless) server without having to install any desktop?

Is it possible? I think so, but in that case, what packages should be installed in that case (both server and clients)? I'm not sure this is possible since every time I've needed to do something ...
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Failed: OS X using SSH login Ubuntu remotely

I want to use OS X remotely access to a Ubuntu computer via SSH. I have already installed openssh server (sshd) in Ubuntu and ssh client in OS X. I can ping ip address from OS X I can ssh user@ip ...
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Setting-up rhosts with OpenSSH?

I rent a couple of VPSs running latest Ubuntu, both with OpenSSH. I'd like to try password-less login using .rhosts/.shosts. I know this is not recommended, and that it's better to use public-key ...
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Problem connecting with a server only in one computer

I'm trying to connect to a server but y only obtain this: $ ssh user@server.direction ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer when I run the -vv option I get this $ ssh ...
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Problem with ssh connection

I can't connect to my vps via ssh-client on ubuntu and Putty(wine), but I still can connect to any other servers via ssh! Here is server-site tcp dump 18:58:39.886915 IP 192.168.255.253.45623 > ...
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How to install Grub from Ubuntu?

Am new to this. Trying to set up a headless NAS machine. So I created a bootable USB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with persistence and SSH setup using my MacBook Pro. So how do I make it such that when I ...
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Problem to login facebook after changing/reconfig ssh

I have connect to facebook after reconfiguring my ubuntu's ssh with this code: $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure openssh-server $ sudo service ssh restart then I can't log in my facebook account anymore and ...
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Unable to connect via SSH from my PC

I am having problems to connect a Linose server via SSH from my ubuntu console. I can connect from other PC's to the same server. When I run: $ sudo apt-get install openssh-server ssh stop/waiting ...
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SSH users with single access directory and set commands?

I am looking for a way to have a user for instance root-1 to have access to the directory /root-1/* but not let him have access to anything before /root-1/* like /home/users/root-1/. And only have ...
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X11 forwarding MATLAB under Ubuntu 15.04 leads to issues with text visualization

I am using ssh -Y to connect to a remote cluster from a laptop running Ubuntu 15.04, and when I launch MATLAB version 2013a or later, text is incorrectly displayed (e.g. in the editor, portions of ...
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VNC connection refused

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server running xubuntu desktop and x11vnc as a vnc server. I am connecting to it via VNC from another xubuntu dekstop using xvnc4viewer. The server has a dedicated IP address. ...
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Different terminal color for local and ssh (ALL ssh connections) [duplicate]

I want to use different colors for gnome terminal when I (1) work local on my computer (for example, green font) and (2) remote by ssh (using ssh keys) (for example, red font). I found many answers, ...
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Why does my SSH connection time out after attempting to use 'scp'?

While connecting to a web server via SSH from my PC, I attempted to transfer some files using scp. The syntax I used was scp user@webserver.com:/home/user/public_html/index.html/ ...
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Ssh not working after vpn connection established

I am new to Ubuntu, actually new to Linux alltogeter. I have an Ubuntu Mate 14.04 installed on my machine. I also use a vpn connection to remotely access my work account. Even though it worked just ...
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Why can I ssh into my server after I physically restart it, but not after I reboot via ssh?

I have a computer in my living room that I built myself to use as an ssh server to run various programs on as a fun project. I put Ubuntu Server 14.04 on there, and then used Google to figure out how ...
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Can't connect to froxlor clients via SFTP

I can login to root and other ssh users using SFTP (ProFTPD) without a problem but I can't connect via sftp to any of the froxlor clients that I add via the panel though. With some help from here, I ...
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Sublime Text Won't Open Remote Via Caja (nautilus)

On my home machine (Ubuntu Mate 15.04) I use and Sublime Text (3) to edit remote files on my server via the sftp connection created in Caja (Nautilus). I'm traveling and on the laptop, it has the ...
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Can't sftp into server Permission denied, please try again

While trying to SFTP in to my server i get debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password Permission denied, please try again. Even though i am using the right password. SSHD_CONFIG ...
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Putty Login error through SSH (Network error: Connenction timeout)

I am trying to login into one(X) server using putty (port 22), it is showing Fatal Error. In Pop-up (Network error: Connection timed out). But when I am in different server(Y) on command prompt using ...
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Keyring unlocks SSH key when command typed in terminal but not otherwise

Introduction: This used to work, but at some point it broke and I've been unable to determine exactly when or why. I wonder if it came as a result of the gnome-terminal "upgrade" in Ubuntu 15.04 ...
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SSH Closes immediately after Login

I use SSH to connect to the server which has worked well for months...then suddenly now when I login the Putty session (and other forms of SHH) simply closes and that's it!!! Any help would be ...
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Updated from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14.04 and only guest account is able to login

I upgraded my VM running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 to Ubuntu desktop 14.04 using the update manager. This was an interactive upgrade and I did opt to keep any modified config file that existed. After the ...
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Problem Connecting To Server (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a school server that I am usually connecting to using the following command from the terminal: ssh myUserName@my.server.com However, if I try to connect using Network - Connect to Server, I ...
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ssh logout cause bash file problem

I have a .sh file which is called by a Node Web Server. In the .sh file I run some commands with my username [name], which is a superuser, without specifying the password. If I'm connected through ...