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

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How to do svn update without password on crontab

I'm new to svn and ssh. I'm trying to do svn update of 5 repositories in my local system every 3 hours on crontab. So, to achieve this I have setup ssh passwordless login using the below steps: 1. ssh-...
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Problem with uploading files with filezilla

I'm running a nginx server on ubuntu server 12.04.3 LTS but unfortunately I'm not being able to upload files with filezilla to it. I am able to open and browse the machine with filezilla but whenever ...
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Copying only files without extension via scp

I have a strange situation that I need to solve. In a server I have several files stored, which are named: Area01 Area01.hst Area01.rst ... Area02 Area02.hst Area02.rst ... etc. With some other ...
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How to get response from ssh command using expect

currently I am using following code, #!/usr/bin/expect -- set timeout 60 set username [lindex $argv 0] set password [lindex $argv 1] set ip [lindex $argv 2] spawn ssh $username@$ip expect { ...
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SSH - How to force execution of a script ( /etc/sshrc , ForceCommand, .. ? ) on login but still allow execution of the client's ~/.ssh/rc?

As far as i know upon SSH login the following files are executed [SERVER] /etc/environment [Client] ~/.ssh/environment -> can be locally overriden by "SSH_ENV" environment variable -> will ...
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SSH login, how to set keys to user accounts

I have 3 people with 3 windows machine and 1 ubuntu 12.04 server. I have created each user account and added them to the sudo group. I have copied the public keys straight from puttygen straight into ...
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ssh command history and “autocomplete”

I need to work with ubuntu server remotely using ssh. I have only basic knowledge about linux administration, so it is difficult to work from shell. But any way... When I connected as root via ssh "...
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Ubuntu UI unresponsive but can ssh in, how do I log out the remote over ssh?

I want to log out the user session of a remote Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (laptop) by ssh'ing and running a command. I know I can reboot with a simple sudo reboot but don't want to if I can help it, I'd ...
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Need help mass renaming files using command line that contain a certain string

I have about 200 files that are named like this: 01_-_Back_Alley_Uproar.avi 01_-_Bad_Luck_Cat.avi 01_-_Beep_Beep.avi 02_-_Broomstick_Bunny.avi 02_-_Bunker_Hill.avi and so on. I would like to ...
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SSH to Ubuntu machine doesn't work when I get out of home

When I tried to connect to Ubuntu 13.04 from OS X via SSH in home, I can successfully connect to it. But I just got to know that when I tried to connect while I'm out of home, then I got the following ...
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How to disable SSH Access & SFTP access but keep ftp access?

I don't know that much yet about servers so I am stuck right now, but I was wondering if its possible to disable SSH access & SFTP for a certain user but allow the ability to use FTP access and ...
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inotify in a remote shell and get the output back

My problem is very similar this one: inotify not fast enough Except I am running inotify in a remote shell. I need to monitor for file change on machineA from machineB. machineB has ssh access to ...
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Upload to localhost with ssh, locked account

I can access the files on localhost in my FTP programme, but the account is locked, so while I can see them and view localhost in my browser, I can not edit, download or upload any files. I setup ssh ...
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How to use open ssh key?

I got a ssh key in ppk format. I found some manual to convert it to an open ssh key. Now I just want to connect to the server using this key. The manuals I find are all about creating one. Do I have ...
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Terminal app on Ubuntu Touch nexus 4

I want to install the Terminal app on Ubuntu touch. When I ssh to the nexus4 device and run sudo apt-get install terminal I get this error. sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified
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ssh tunnel in and connect to local machine

Have a server setup and I can ssh in with putty via port forward and open a gui page, and webmin and command line. Once I have logged in, I want to be able to access other ip addresses via web page ...
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Create folders in remote server after ssh login using commands

I need to create folders on the remote server, i try to ssh to the server and then create folders. The logs display that the ssh is successful but it stops after that and the screen stays at the home ...
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13.04 No sound while running applications as seperate user

Firstly I have to say I'm really enjoying Ubuntu 13.04, many changes seem subtle but overall it seems to be a much improved experience over 12.10. Most notably the snappy gui responsivity is awesome. ...
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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 127....
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SSH login wakes spun-down storage drives

I'm running 12.04 on a home server/HTPC, and have several storage drives which spin down using values set in /etc/hdparm.conf. Sometimes, logging in via ssh causes some or all of the drives to wake ...
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juju local error ERROR could not connect before timeout

juju -v status: 2013-04-07 18:11:20,888 DEBUG Initializing juju status runtime 2013-04-07 18:11:20,902:3553(0x7f739cef7700):ZOO_INFO@log_env@658: Client environment:zookeeper.version=zookeeper C ...
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Cannot SSH into Kubuntu box without password

I am trying to set password-less logins to my desktop from my server so that a bash script on the server could scp backups over to the desktop. The desktop is running Kubuntu 12.10, and the server is ...
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Share Ubuntu between two computers and explore ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 using the full hard disk in my laptop and a WUBI Ubuntu 12.04 using 30 GB in my desktop. Now I want to explore the networking features of Ubuntu. Like telnet and ssh. CLI etc etc ...
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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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Can you sign in (Desktop 12.10) user via SSH?

I am away from my Ubuntu machine and was working on it via VNC. I had to sign out of a user account and I lost my Ubuntu VNC connection. I am assuming the VNC server is not running since Ubuntu is ...
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rsa, ssh and repository

I'm using kubuntu and I generated a key using this command: mkdir ~/.ssh chmod 700 ~/.ssh ssh-keygen -t rsa and I prompted the passphrase and the location here: Generating public/private rsa key ...
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I am not able to login to another laptop

I am using this command: userA :~$ sudo ssh userB@192.168.1.3 It says ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.3 port 22: connection refused. I want to login remote & this is not working. In a forum ...
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how to mantain an “scp session” open?

I massively use scp and ssh for work. I'm a little bored to insert the password everytime Usually I scp many files from term and I was wondering if there is a way to mantain open the scp connection. I ...
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sbackup fails to connect via ssh when run via sudo

I prefer to run sbackup via sudo to be able to backup other things than my normal user has access to. But sbackup fails to connect to the specified host via ssh when it is run via sudo. It says ...
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Git does not ask for passphrase during pull/push in terminal

I'm trying to use git from the terminal in my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. My repository is hosted in Github, and I have the a key for my desktop. Whenever I do either "git pull" or "git push," a dialog box ...
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gnome-keyring-daemon[16231]: unsupported key algorithm in certificate: 1.2.840.10045.2.1

Ok... so when I try to ssh into my hosting service's shell account, I cannot login. The problem seems to be the Gnome Keyring service not having a supported key algorithm, but I'm clueless as to how ...
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Is there any application on Ubuntu equivalent to fedora's 'Connect To'? [duplicate]

On Fedora 14 I use to use an app called 'Connect To' (I think it was default app) to make SSH connections. It was GUI based SSH connection tool. Now I have migrated to Ubuntu (11.10 to be precise). ...
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Do you need a shell program for Proxy Forwarding?

I am trying to set up a secure proxy for my work. This article suggests using SSH Tunnel + SOCKS Proxy Forwarding. Do I need to have access to a certain shell program on the server? I have bash, tcsh, ...
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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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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 trouble ...
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Connect to MySQL on remote server from inside python script (DB API)

Very recently I have started to write python scripts that need to connect few databases on mySQL server. The problem is that when I work from office my script works fine but running a script from my ...
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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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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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Cannot ping/ssh computers in LAN (including gateway) but can still access the internet

Hello people from AskUbuntu: As the title says, even though I can access the internet, for some reason, I can't ssh/ping computers in my LAN. In addition, only computers from outside the LAN can ssh ...
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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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Auto discovery of DAAP share through SSH tunnel

I got a remote machine (somewhere else on the internet) serving my music via DAAP through forked-daapd. I SSH to the remote machine, tunnelling remote port 3689 to local port 3689 (which is the ...
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Accessing Xubuntu GUI remotely on linode

I'm ssh'd as root into my linode server and have installed Xubuntu (for Ubuntu 10.04). Now I'd like to use it, but issuing starts brings about the fatal error no screens found. I've installed and run ...
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SSH ControlMaster Tunneling - WORKS (11) BROKEN (10 LTS)

My primary workstation runs the latest 11 workstation and my coworkers primary workstation runs the latest 10 LTS workstation. He said that ssh tunneling is not working with ControlMaster (CM) and ...
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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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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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SSH Daemon readiness problem

I have an old laptop running as a server (It runs Ubuntu Natty). When I SSH into the box, it often takes a long time to log on, if it's been a while since last time I logged on. I suspect the reason ...
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What command runs when I SSH into a server?

When I SSH into a server, I see the MOTD then I am in BASH. What command is running that takes care of displaying the MOTD and then starts the shell?
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Text reverses on remote gnome session

I have two computers running 10.4 . The first machine is a wired desktop with sshd. The second is a wifi connected laptop with the ssh client. When I use my laptop to bring up a remote gnome ...
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How to test samba/afp configuration remote server?

I am using Ubuntu as desktop and server OS. When I am logged in to the server via SSH on the terminal to change the smb/afp configuration, I can only test the configuration from the server over ...