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

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unable to ssh to other systems but previously was able to

I was able to ssh to other systems suddenly it has stopped working. My ubuntu 12.04 cannot ssh to other systems nor viz versa. But the other systems can ssh each other. Not sure if its helpful but my ...
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How can I do a clean install of Ubuntu server (14.04) over ssh?

The server is currently 32 bit and I'd like to install the 64 bit version. I've already backed up all my data. I don't care about keeping the config/settings on the current install. I'd like to avoid ...
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Vino VNC Server unable to start on startup

So I am trying to get the Vino VNC Server to startup on boot, meaning I don't have to login to have the VNC Server start. I am on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, and I have already added ...
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How to use SFTP with PHP Storm to access server /var/www folder

I am trying to use PHP Storm with a remote server project, but unfortunately I cannot succeed in configuring SFTP. I have followed these steps SFTP www. But I still get the same error ... Write ...
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Run sequence of commands and ssh password

I want to create a script that allows me to run ssh, input the required password, and then execute another command on the ssh console. Is there a way to do that? For example, this is what I would ...
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Can SSH, Cannot Use Terminal Locally

I'm sure this is a rookie mistake I've made, I'm in the middle of the learning process with Linux in general. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that I have set up for file sharing. As part of the process ...
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ssh error: PTY allocation request failed on channel 0

Suddenly I cannot access my server via ssh using my ssh-key. I can confirm that my ssh key is ok (tested with another server). For some reasons ssh asks user password, and even if I enter my password ...
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Connecting to lxc container via SSH using lxc user

I noticed that the username/password I use to connect to a newly created LXC container via lxc-console doesn't work with ssh (with sshd running in the container). When I try, I get Permission denied ...
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Remote child process doesn't end

file test.sh contains below lines. !#/bin/bash while [ "1" ] do date done This file resides inside machine 10.1.1.3. I want to execute this script from a remote machine 10.1.1.2. Let say from ...
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ssh hangs when executed from Code

i am trying to log the RSSI value of wlan0 interface for a remote system. I run the following command to do that. sshpass -p <pwd> ssh <username>@<IP> iwconfig wlan0. I am executing ...
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using ddclient with namecheap dns service doesn't update IP

I have just set up my first ever home server. I created root, made the IP static on my local network, installed openssh, and can now ssh into the computer as long as i am connected to my homes router. ...
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Port 22: connection refused

I am pretty new to Ubuntu so please if you can answer to this question explicitly. I have two laptops one is running on MAC OS X 10.8.5 (OS X Mountain Lion) and the other one running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. ...
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I can't get ssh:// links to open in a simple index.html webpage

I want to have an ssh link open up on click. I am having students VNC to an Ubuntu VM for them to learn Linux on Cumulus Linux switches. I was reading this thread: How to change what xdg-open does ...
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SSH by key incredibly slow

SSH connecting with key, from my machine suddenly got incredibly slow (~10sec!). It is not a server or DNS problem as far as I can figure out. The problem suddenly appeared after a simple apt-get ...
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SPAMHaus/ CBL Blocking List:: UNIX System (Firewall)

I am no linux/ unix guru but CBL and Spamhaus are blocking us every 8 hours roughly and recording it as SPAM. I have completed their instructions to do the following but am concerned i have done it ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.02 unresponsive with most of the commands (Ping, etc…) after apt-get dist-upgrade

[EDIT] Seems solved, problem with name resolution suddenly disappeared [/EDIT] I have a Ubuntu Server 14.04.02 on a private server with generic kernel installed, that I can still SSH into. Welcome ...
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sftp with triple ssh hops

I want to transfer files (in both directions) between my computer ("comp1") and a remote computer ("comp2"). In order to connect, I need to pass two servers along the way ("server1" and "server2") via ...
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Ubuntu MATE SSH Keys Not Working

I recently moved to a new place, made no changes to my SSH keys, and for some reason I can no longer authenticate via PuTTY to my Ubuntu MATE box. Has anyone encountered their SSH keys randomly stop ...
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How do I point a domain to an Ubuntu VPS server with only SSH terminal and FTP?

I've recently purchased a VPS hosting server from godaddy (ubuntu server) and I want to configure a domain for this account. They are not providing a cpanel for this account. I only have SSH and FTP. ...
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Cannot log into SSH Server after SVN installation

I set up SVN on my server and with a different password to my SSH login. I have since then been unable to login through putty when I try to through ssh through my login me@my-server-ip. When I try ...
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Should I add fail2ban to the following security setting?

I apologize if this is not the right forum, I am new to the StackExchange communities and Linux in general and it seemed like it could belong in a few different ones. I am using a VPS running ...
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Error - The host key for this server was not found

I try connect to remote server with KNetAttach, but receive tis message The host key for this server was not found, but another type of key exists. An attacker might change the default server key to ...
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Bup - Backup thru ssh

I am new to ubuntu and to bup. I have my local machine and my remote server. I have generated SSH keys and on my server i have added my key and i auto login when i type ssh @ But when i try to run ...
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Dbus-error while accessing MATLAB remotely through SSH

I am trying to access MATLAB remotely through SSH. Both machines (server and the host) are running Ubuntu.I am facing the following error. kw12568:sandhua~> MATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 automatically unlock SSH key on login

I'm using the Plasma desktop on Kubuntu 15.04. I've switched over from Gnome 3, which automatically adds your SSH keys to the gnome keyring and (if your login password is the same as your keyring ...
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Create a jumpbox menu

I am looking to create a menu on a network jumpbox I have ~200 servers that I connect to and I do not want to have a CRT session for each of them. I want the menu to be searchable so I can hit "/" ...
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How to handle disk encryption for remote connection?

I have at my workstation, an ubuntu 14.04 installation with full disk encryption. I now have to travel frequently for days and am planning to ssh into this machine from my chromebook to work remotely. ...
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How to connect to a LXC container from the LAN?

I have a server with the latest Ubuntu server 64-bit install in my home wlan. I use ssh to connect to it from my laptop. The server /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface ...
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unwanted popup for passphrase

When connecting using ssh I am not asked for the key passphrase in the terminal but in a popup window. How can I switch to typing the phrase in the terminal? As this seems connected to the ...
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After “sudo update-rc.d ssh defaults” cannot connect through SSH even locahost

On this question here, Start ssh server on boot simple, he gave one command to use, followed what he said, did it, and now, without touching or restarting or anything, I could no longer connect to my ...
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Problem running ufw on Ubuntu 14.04 server

ufw is supposed to be the easy firewall for Ubuntu, but I seem to still having missed something. After a fresh install on my 14.04 server, and leaving it default, the terminal will freeze after ...
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Ssh outside network

I would like to setup an ssh server that I can access over the internet. I have forwarded the port 22 and I can connect over the internet on my local network, but as soon as I leave it it becomes ...
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Nautilus “Open in remote terminal” over sftp assumes wrong username in Ubuntu 14.04

I use the “nautilus-open-terminal” to open the terminal in the current folder in nautilus. This worked great in Ubuntu 12.04. However, after upgrading to 13.04, I am unable to open the terminal over ...
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Remote access to a machine, run script for logged on user

I've been searching for an answer for this for some time. Is it possible to log in to a machine remotely via (say from my phone on my way to work) and run commands that will affect the logged on ...
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sshd_config file get reset automatically

I have a server running with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-23-generic x86_64). For some reason I have to get it accept password when I ssh onto it , so I change the sshd_config file ...
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GTK+ theming issue during forwarded X11 session over SSH

I'm having a very odd theming issue during forwarded X11 session over SSH. My remote host is an ARM router with some GTK+ packages ported using Optware. While X11 forwarding works in general, I get a ...
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I want to make a remotely controlled server running ubuntu gnome

Ok, so I have an old HP box with a 320gb hard drive in it. The display controller doesn't work on this machine, so I need to be able to control the machine remotely from my primary Linux Mint ...
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ECDSA SSH Auth Always Fails

I am trying to use an ECDSA key for ssh on a vps, as I am trying to migrate from RSA toward more secure encryption protocols. I am running Ubuntu 14.10, and the server I am trying to connect to runs ...
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ssh not working when tethering via android

I have a Raspberry Pi and various Ubuntu-running at home to which I can ssh into without any problems (with my laptop or smartphone) as long as I'm using a WiFi. But when I'm using my smarthones ...
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SSH Connection closed by remote server for one client but no problem with others!

I have a remote server and I was able to connect via SSH to it but some they I could not any more! I ssh to server with my laptop and my Android phone but from some day every time I am trying and the ...
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How to access VM hosted Ubuntu 14.04 with graphical UI from windows 7

I'm quite new with Ubuntu, and even more with remote Ubuntu. I got VM that is hosted on server, and it has Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm connecting via Windows 7 Putty/telnet connection (SSH), and I can ...
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Cannot Rsync to ec2 instance

This seems like the problem with the ubuntu user permission on ec2 server , cannot rsync successfully. Steps Taken: Generated public key from origin server (a normal ubuntu droplet with root user ...
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X11 Forwarding in ubuntu 14.10 server vps not working

I've bought a VPS with Ubuntu 14.10 server installed on it. Since last two days, I've been desperately trying to get X11 forwarding to work with my VPS and windows machine. Problem: Getting echo ...
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panel applet launches xterm in mate

I have ubuntu with mate, and an ssh panel applet set to launch application in terminal. My default terminal application is mate-terminal. when I click the panel applet, an xterm opens! I would like ...
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Machine rebooting when running process in screen/tmux

For the past couple of days, I've been running some CPU and memory intensive processes on a remote machine running Ubuntu 14.04. Here is the interesting bit: when I run a process on a regular SSH ...
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OpenVPN creates multiply tunnels?

i'm relatively new to ubuntu. I configurued OpenVPN between my Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS following mostyl the official english serverguide and a german tutorial from ...
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Shell Script whenever i am SSH it will change my terminal title bar according to that SSH ip

I'm not much expert in shell scripts. I want a shell script, that, whenever I am inside an SSH session, will change my terminal title bar according to the server IP address.
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SSH connection freezes

I often use SSH to connect to my Ubuntu servers. Lately I got a new provider (Virgin UK) plus a box which I am connected to with a RJ45. Internet in general works fine, but when I build up an SSH ...
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can't seem to scp from an Ubuntu Virtual Box

I'm trying to scp from a virtual box of Ubuntu to my school's web server. I've followed the instructions seen here: How to SCP a file(s) from Ubuntu Virtual Machine to Remote Web host? and I can't ...
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using different private keys from an Ubuntu server

From my Ubuntu server, in order to run sql queries from different sources, I want to be able to connect through SSH to several other servers using different private keys (following How can multiple ...