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

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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 ...
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How to start lxsession from command line with proper user priviliges

I'm trying to achieve two things that I can not get to work because I don't know how to correctly start an lxsession in Lubuntu 14.04.2. I boot to the command line with the following line ...
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How do I install Remote Desktop on ubuntu 14.04 dedicated server

I have been working with ssh for a few months now, never touched hte whole remote desktop deal. I am trying to figure it out now and I just cant for the life of me seem to get it working. I have 3 ...
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Cannot ssh to localhost : Permission denied(public key)

I'm trying to ssh in a server as ssh localhost but it keeps saying : Permission denied (public key). I tried everything from reboot to regenerating the ssh key. It was working before, until I ...
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Trying to login using sshfs into Ubuntu

Im using amazon web services, and I've setup ubuntu on there. Im now trying to get access to the files on the websites running with their corresponding users and folders in /home/. Normally, you ...
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Raspbian and Ubuntu 14.03 SSH error

I have installed Raspbian Wheezy on a 8GB SD card( using win32disk imager,did it on my windows 7 laptop), next I changed dhcp to static IP, gave a random IP address to my raspberry pi along with ...
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Failure to contact privoxy proxy on ec2 node

I'm trying to set up a tor node following http://sickbits.net/creating-a-personal-privoxytorproxy-ec2-instance/ using ubuntu 14.4 lts on ec2. I'm using git-bash on win7. Following the directions, I ...
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Why do SSH passwords sometimes stop working?

On more than one occasion I've messed up so bad the only answer is to reinstall Ubuntu. One of these mess ups is that I do something such that the password to SSH into the machine no longer works. ...
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How to take a picture with the isight camera on mac using terminal

I have been trying to take a picture with a small script but I have no idea. All I want it to do is take a picture then show it without opening apps like photo booth. Ps I don't have sudo permission ...
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Eclipse over X11 forwarding is not showing all icons/assets

I have a virt running RHEL5 which has Eclipse installed on it. I'm using SSH -Y to start eclipse on my Ubuntu host. My problem is that not all assets in Eclipse seem to be shown. Some of the menus ...
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Passwordless SSH access for root user

I've tried to set this up using information from the following sources: Passwordless login: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlGL-uBSe6M Enabling root login: How to enable root login? When the above ...
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GLASSFISH - domain.xml permission denied local-instance

I have installed Glassfish 4 on two ubuntu 14.04 servers. Called them das-glassfish and node-glassfish I have made connection between them ,the ping works fine and the ssh connection is correct too. ...
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Unstable Network Connection in local network

I encounter serious network problems for a Cubietruck mini-PC in my local network: the connection within my local network is very unstable (I use a wired eth connection). Here are some network tests ...
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Couldn't connect through SFTP after setting up SFTP

I setup SFTP on my ubuntu machine as follows, apt-get update apt-get install openssh-server cp /etc/ssh/sshd_config /etc/ssh/sshd_config.bak sed -i 's/Subsystem sftp ...
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How to fix GSSAPI errors on ssh login?

Before the login: prompt when connecting to a new ubuntu server, I get [ GSSAPI Authentication not available. ] [ Unspecified GSS failure. Minor code may provide more information: No credentials ...
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rsync was working fine then started getting connection timed out errors

I've inherited some fairly old Linux installations and I'm very green in regards to Linux. The issue I'm having is server A (Ubuntu 8.04) backing up (basically copying) files to server B (Ubuntu ...
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ssh issues with x2goclient on Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying to connect to another machine using the x2goclient from my Ubuntu 12.04 and getting ssh errors all the time. As I googled out the error message I got, it looks like lot of them ...
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SSH UFW: ERROR: Could not find a profile matching 'ssh'

I am installing a new server. I am using ssh to connect but when I try to install ufw and allowing ssh: sudo ufw allow ssh I get ERROR: Could not find a profile matching `ssh` It is kind of ...
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Unable to open terminal via VNC and New network settings blacked out

Sort of stuck with this one and not to sure what could it be. I have just setup a new VPS and still learning Linux. I have a VPS that I am is running xfce4 xfce4-goodies tightvncserver with a SSH ...
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how to setup ssh tunnel

I have set up an ssh tunnel and verify that it is working by doing : $ sudo service stunnel4 start Starting SSL tunnels: [Already running: /etc/stunnel/stunnel.conf] stunnel. $ netstat -natp | grep ...
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monitor network connectivity faults?

I am suffering poor connectivity when i work at home. Frequently I see write failed broken pipe and other errors indicating that Ive lost connection. I would like to complain to my service provider, ...
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Can't SSH into Ubuntu server

Appreciate thoughts on how to debug this situation: built a headless box with Ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS, and installed Plex and SSH server. For several months, everything was running fine, but in the ...
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NX Client for Linux connection timeout

I have a problem during connection with NX Client for Linux. I am using Ubuntu and when I try to connect I get a message after some time which says Connection timeout. I checked the connection with ...