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

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sftp transfer file to /var/www/mywebsite

I installed ssh and wanted to use sftp to upload the file. I use client machine connect to my Ubuntu machine. it connected and upload the file to /home/myuser/mywebsite, but not /var/www/mywebsite. ...
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MySecureShell SFTP “Authentication Failed”

I am trying to connect to my SFTP server (Configured with MySecureShell), but keep getting the response "Authentication Failed". The username and password is correct. I created an SFTP group: ...
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SSH Tunneling in Ubuntu

I previously have been using Bitvise in Windows to do tunneling with SSH. But now I try to tunnel in Ubuntu with SSH with PAC, terminal, and putty, but I get this message: ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password): How to remove a password from an embedded device

I am trying to connect to an embedded device of mine through ssh. It's a FOX G20 V board. But I am having a hard time connecting because it always asks me for a password (it didn't used to before). ...
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SSH keys: How to start from scratch without reinstalling anything

I already have SSH functioning well with my server, to achieve this I have made edits to sshd_config and imported keys to my server. I am now planning to rejig my security, and would like to ...
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unable to connect local server with ssh?

i'm using ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. when i'm trying to connect with the local server it gives me following message and asking paasword even though it is configured with server. ...
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Is there a way so show mounted servers in the Unity launcher

I connect to several servers, which when mounted show up under network in Nautilus, however they don't show up in the Unity launcher. Is there a way to make them show up there just like the normal ...
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Cannot ssh my server after reboot

I have a linux server at my mom's house that I access through ssh from my house. It has been working fine until I rebooted it tonight; I actually rebooted it twice and it went fine and after the ...
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How to change operating system to Ubuntu on a VPS?

Apparently Zimbra is supported and recommended for Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately my OS of choice, Debian is not officially supported. So in order to upgrade and hence patch the much needed security ...
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Changes in remote dropbox files via ssh does not actualize local files

I have an officePC (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) which I access from homePC (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) through ssh and I change some remote files in a dropbox folder, but the local dropbox folder doesnt mirror the ...
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Cannot ssh after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded through ssh a system from 10.04 to 12.04. After the necessary restart I cannot ssh to the system (permission denied). Nothing went wrong during the upgrade process and I don't have physical ...
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When do I set the password to unlock a private SSH key?

I'm trying to set up SSH with bitbucket but failing. I generate my keys, add my public key to the repositry, load my keys, I try to push to the origin and I get a pop up saying: 'Enter password to ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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SSH connection closed by remote host

Hello so I'm fairly new to ubuntu. I've been trying to connect to my university's cluster using the ssh name@hostname command and after waiting for around 5 minutes I get notified that the connection ...
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Can connect using PuTTY but can't with PSFTP

I am new to Ubuntu and am having a lot of issues when trying to get PSFTP to connect to my Ubuntu server, which I am running in VirtualBox. I have open-ssh server and client installed on the server ...
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Passphrase for SSH not working

I know what my passphrase is for ssh, but the computer is not accepting it on on of my computers. I am trying to run this command from my desktop. ssh brian@host (ip address) -L 5900:localhost:5900 ...
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Saving SSL password for SVN in Ubuntu

I have tried to set up my SVN that way, that it saves my passwords, but for some reason it won't work. I am using a SSL certificate, for which I need to provide a password every time. I have tried ...
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Shellinabox with Apache

I want to run Shellinabox on the same port 80(/443) as my Apache server. I was following this tutorial. But I can't get it to work... When I go to http://ip/shell it doesn't work. But when I go ...
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Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password) when connecting to computers with LAN

I have two computers in my local network behind my belkin router in my home. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use secure copy to transfer a file from one computer to the other. Unfortunately, ...
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Remote Root Access over SSH Mount

I am looking for a way to access a remote file system as root, using a protocol like sshfs or fish://. My goal is to be able to administer files through a GUI locally (e.g. with Nautilus or dolphin) ...
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replace password prompts by confirmation

I'm a little annoyed by having to enter my password too many times (e.g. while running commands that start with sudo). There are ways to completely disable password prompts, e.g. How do I turn off all ...
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Can't copy files from mac osx via afp due to locked volumes

I am trying to copy some files from my laptop (OSX) to a file share on my ubuntu server. I have connected to the server in finder and I am able to copy from it and execute, delete files on the share. ...
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ubuntu server 13.10 - shutdown/reboot does not work

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 13.10 on a dedicated machine. I usually only log in via SSH, since there is no monitor attached. However, using sudo shutdown -h or sudo reboot now does not work. ...
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Multihop SSHFS from boot

I have a server at uni that I can ssh into from home. From there, I can ssh into my work computer and I have access to a NAS I have mounted. I can't ssh directly into my work computer. What I would ...
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Permissions on .ssh folder?

I am trying to run a script that does a SSH connection as user 'nobody' (that is my apache user). Since when doing a SSH connection, the file ~/.ssh/known_hosts needs to be written, I am getting an ...
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avatar_cache_open_cb: Operation not supported

When I run gitg via ssh with X11 forwarding, each time I click one of the commits the following warning appears on my screen: ** (gitg:25283): WARNING **: avatar_cache_open_cb: Operation not ...
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Netatalk authorizing with Windows Active Directory Clients

We have an Ubuntu server that we intend to use to share videos and other content over AFP to our client Macs. AFP works flawlessly by setting the allow list to one single user. The problem arises when ...
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Server's URL not opening in browser and unable to ssh

I just installed Softaculous on my server which is using ISPConfig3. But the URL https://myipnumber.com:8080 of my server is not opening in a browser and I am not able to ping to this IP either. And I ...
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SSH to Private to My Mac (host only) network?

I have been trying to get an install of Ubuntu 12.04 running on my Mac and have attempted it via VirtualBox and VMWare Fusion 6. The problem is I need to be able to ssh to the Ubuntu 12.04 from OS X ...
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AWS FTP to /var/www access denied to write

Ok, so I just got my amazon web services EC2 server up and running with apache. When I ftp into the server using IP and KEY.pem you create when setting up the server. Everything is good, but when I ...
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remote desktop connection from ubuntu to ubuntu

I am having two ubuntu13.10 machines in the same network and just want to access one machine from the other remotely. Actually I opened the 'Desktop Sharing' and I checked out all the necessary ...
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command line: How to give right to log in using ssh to user?

To learn some server management I just created a new Ubuntu 12.04 server. Since I only had a root account I created a new user with adduser kramer65. I now want to ssh into the server using that new ...
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How to make “secure” connection from JConsole to a remote server app in ubuntu?

I can connect to my remote app in JConsole but I believe that is not a secure communication. Since I am passing on the server access credentials, I want to make this a secure communication. How could ...
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Wrong Scrollbars - sudo and SSH

I prefer the overlay scrollbars to the default Gnome scrollbars. These work fine except in two cases: Using sudo, like sudo synaptic. Using SSH to open an X application on a remote server. Or in ...
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Backup files and folders on Qnap Ts-421

I have a ubuntu 12.04 desk that I use as a file server, I have a Qnap turbo NAS Ts-421 that I'd like to use as a backup destination. I've enabled smb, nfs, ftp, and ssh and the firmware is the latest ...
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Rsync setup: cannot get rsync command to work

I've been trying to successfully run rsync for days and come close, but still have no idea why it's not working... and I am getting further away from success. I posted the below input and resulting ...
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KiTTY - tmux unable to open hiperlinks during split session

I can't open hiperlinks in KiTTY ssh when using tmux with splitted session. I can open links in tmux if session is not splitted, but if tmux session is splitted I can't. Was looking for solution on ...
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sshfs: wrong permission on server

When I mount a remote directory that is on my server using sshfs and I create a file in that directory the permission are set not as I like. I use this command: sudo sshfs -o ...
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Independent window control with byobu over SSH

I have two VPS', the one I use most I'm about to replace, I keep a byobu session with a number of windows open, and use a split terminal with multiple connections to it. I can then control each window ...
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How do I configure mysqld to allow ssh tunnel connections

I'm looking to find out how to configure mysqld to accept socket connections from an SSH tunnel. This is what I am currently doing: Create the tunnel: $ ssh -N -L 8033:localhost:3306 sqlserver ...
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Installed Ubuntu guest in Ubuntu Host. Cannot use SSH?

i have a Ubuntu 13.04 Host, and a guest Vurtual Box Ubuntu 13.10. I have SSH intalled on both, however I cannot connect through SSH. The error thrown is "connect to host 19.0.x.xx port 22: Network is ...
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ssh: connect to host 192.168.0.5 port 22: Operation timed out?

I My ssh on my system isn't letting me connect from my remote system, I have ports 22, 25565 and 10000 set to allow incoming connections on iptables, but when I connect it gives me the timeout error. ...
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Remote installation . What is he doing?

I give access to a company to remotely install ubuntu for me . Is there a way to monitor/see that what is he doing now ?
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ssh -X :XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server

When "ssh -X" was executed between remote computer (Ubuntu 13.04) and local computer (Ubuntu 13.04), the error was displayed as shown below. XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server ...
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Trying to install SSH2

I have a vps running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and I just installed SSH2 extension but when I ran the command php -m |grep ssh2 it gave error saying PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library ...
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SFTP (SSH) mount check free space

How to see free space on mount over SFTP (SSH) using Nautilus? Now I have to use terminal to ssh to disk server and do df -h. I could make a script to do, but is there any existing option, possible ...
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SSH not working from Ubuntu 12.04 VM (Vmware)

I am using Ubuntu using VMWare. My host machine runs on Windows. When I try to ssh into other servers it does not work. The servers are recognized and I can ping them. However when I issue ssh, it ...
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Why can't I ssh to local server via Ubuntu but can with other OS

I set up a remote, headless Linux server. Fresh install. Have done nothing but configure the keyboard layout enable SSH and set up my password. When I try to connect to the server, I'm getting this ...
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Why does lxsession looks different than normal?

I sshed into a Lubuntu 12.04 box. I then did lxsession. The problem: it looked totally different than the computer I was sshing into! How would I use ssh to have a desktop that looks reasonably ...