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

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How to automatically opening terminal windows & tabs, ssh and sudo su?

When I start my day in front of my computer, I first have to do the following: In workspace 1: Open a new terminal window, ssh loginserver, then ssh serverA1 and sudo su account00 Open a new ...
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Why do I get “connection refused” errors connecting to a server via SSH?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on it with the LAMP stack. I can ping it but when I try to connect to it the server can't be found. When I try to connect with WinSCP I get the error Network error: ...
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Cannot establish ssh connection to computer on local network

I've just (re)installed ubuntu 11.10 on my main pc, and the connection times out every time I try to ssh connect to my laptop (over the local network) to retrieve the files I backed up there. The ...
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How to properly invoke motd for SSH connections with PAM disabled

I have configured a nice motd message that shows me lots of relevant infos when I login to my VPS via SSH. As password authentication is disabled in sshd_config I would also prefer to disable PAM as ...
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Ubuntu SSH X11 Forwarded Client Very Slow

Running SSH X forwarded session from my Ubuntu 12LTS client to a SLES server results in very slow(seconds per mouse click) GUI app(on the server) performance. Using a windows client from the same LAN ...
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How to sync keepass2 using scp/ssh?

I want to access/save my keyDB using keepass2 on a SSH server. On windows, it is available through IOProtocolExt plugin (which contains winscp portable executable). ...
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Unable to connect to remote server with SSH

I used to connect to my server without any problem using ssh on Ubuntu with this command: ssh username@server-ip I can no longer do it now I've changed my location (same PC). whene I run the same ...
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How to close sftp connections made by dolphin?

after using dolphin to connect to a ssh site, for example: sftp://myserver.com and using my user and pass... how can I close that connection so I can log in with another user? It does always auto ...
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How to change what xdg-open does with ssh://user@ip liniks

xdg open has ignored my directives. I have found several threads regarding how to open ssh://user@ip links (these are in our monitoring software). I have run the following commands: gconftool-2 -s ...
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File Transfer mode in sftp

I am a newbie to ftp and sftp as well as Linux. Can you please advise what is the default mode of file transfer in sftp? I know in ftp, we have transfer modes (binary and ascii). It would also be ...
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Permission denied error after SSH login

I am having Permission denied errors after logging with non root user (which has permissions to do "sudo -i" command). I get these errors: -bash: /bin/uname: Permission denied -bash: [: =: unary ...
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Natulius “Connect to server”

i used to manage the remote servers connection with the bookmarks options. Since 14.04 the connections i used is saved in a popup window - how do i edit them? also - if there is a better way of ...
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Can't get server to respond to SSH

I am the admin of a private server and I'm pretty new to administration. SSH was working fine until I upgraded to 14.04. Something went wrong with the upgrade so I downgraded to 13.04. Now SSH doesn't ...
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Does KuaiPan Cloud Service provide encryption and how does it manage privacy?

Looking for an alternative to UbuntuOne, I found that the official Chinese distro, Ubuntu Kylin, has announced a cloud service from Kingsoft KuaiPan, with its own "customed app". This sync client is ...
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Communicating via SSH outside local network,

I have a server loaded with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been using SSH within my network to use the server. Now I want to communicate via SSH to the server so I can access the server while I'm in class ...
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ssh X11 forwarding dual monitor

Is there a way to start up ssh X11 forwarding on a different monitor? Namely, if I start up the desktop environment with X11, and forward it to the local machine, can I send it to a different monitor ...
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Login to ubuntu server remotely using openSSH with a DNS

I want to set up my home ubuntu server running 12.04 to be able to login remotely with putty using a FQDN. How do i get a FQDN and what steps do i take to configure my server to be able to login ...
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How to give ssh or telnet access to my Ubuntu laptop from outside world?

I travel a lot with my laptop (running Ubuntu 12.04) and I have some special hardware connected to it. I need to give ssh or telnet access to this laptop to people in another country. I want them to ...
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Public key issue

Every time I want to push to github I get this error. $ git push Permission denied (publickey). fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly Then I have to ssh-add, but it doesn't work either. $ ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how to have a remote desktop initialized via command line?

I have few users remotely who using Ubuntu 13.10 and they have lot of issues cause they are new and learning Ubuntu 60+ age. As a result for free teaching i need to have remote access instantly in ...
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Cannot SSH into running image

I have a cloud setup with Eucalyptus and Xen. Whenever I try to launch an instance, instance gets launched. I can ping the instance with its IP but when I try to ssh into it I get error. Here is debug ...
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How to connect to Amazon EC2 desktop AMI instance

I have started an EC2 instance from Raring Desktop AMI image. However i am not able to do the standard ssh -i ubuntu@host type login on this machine. I get the following error: Permission denied ...
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How can I set phpmyadmin to be accessed via tunnelling only?

I want to improve server security and make phpmyadmin only accessible via a tunnel, as bitnami do in their server config: http://wiki.bitnami.com/Components/phpMyAdmin_and_phpPgAdmin How is this ...
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No route to host. How to SSH from guest machine in virtualbox to host machine by bridged adapter?

Sorry for the mistakes I've made. I'm trying to connect through ssh to my host machine (Ubuntu 13.10) from guest machine (Ubuntu Server 13.10) which has bridged adapter. Vice versa everything ok - I ...
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StrictHostKeyChecking=no refuse to connect

I was trying the accepted answer from this Q&A: ssh: automatically accept keys in my script code the below line is unable to processed . ie. my script is stuck on below line . ssh ...
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Howto limit the amount of time ssh keys password are stored in a session?

Using raring, I see once I gave the password to the prompter, the key remains "opened" for use as long as the session remains opened. I feel this like a security concern, and I think I remember in ...
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openssh-server on ubuntu 12.04 server does not send termination signal on reboot

After of some software installation maybe postfix or asterisk 11.7 or freepbx I can’t figure what was, my terminal (putty) does not get any disconnection signal from server when I‘m doing reboot from ...
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How can I set up (already installed) SSH for Ubuntu Touch?

I keep getting 'no route to host' when I try ssh phablet@ip. I've already read the release notes on how to set it up but it doesn't work. I already have openssh-server and ssh packages on my laptop ...
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Restarting Ubuntu Server 13.10 Breaks nginx & SSH

I am wondering what might be causing this. Any ideas would be super helpful. I have a little MicroPC in my room running Ubuntu Server 13.10. It's all setup, but here is what I have to do if I have ...
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How to open an X client on a remote machine

My desktop machine has two big monitors. I would like to be able to use my laptop from my desktop. That is, I would like X clients (say, web browsers and xterms) on my desktop whose processes are ...
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x2x keyboard layout / keymap switch between machines

I've just started using x2x to control my PC from my laptop and it works quite beautifully. While doing so, it exceeds what I've wished for. There is a little problem to it though. On the PC I'm using ...
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remote x window: How to set up both client and server

Update: I have now learned to use "ssh -Y uname@IP xterm" to start the session. I had to "sudo chown uname:uname ~uname/.Xauthority" in order to let x window to start. xterm and gedit seem to work ...
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Not able to ssh to localhost

while setting up Hadoop in my Ubuntu 12.10 I am not able to ssh to localhost. hduser@tanmoy:~$ ssh -vvv localhost OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-3ubuntu1, OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May 2012 debug1: Reading ...
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ibaton router light goes off when lan wire put it on.no internet on wired but there is internet in wireless

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 server LTS. and installed xubuntu desktop. on pentium 4. 512 mb ram.and my router is i baton frm bsnl internet.my prob is when i start the desktop pc the lan wire ...
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SSH connection refused after logout and try to login again

My problem is similar to this thread: SSH connection refused when connecting remotly I use Putty to ssh from my Windows computer to a VPS server. The system is Ubuntu 12.04. But when I logout then I ...
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Forwarding Plex Media Server via SSH

I'm using Plex Media Server for viewing movies when I'm on my university network. When I'm back home I'd like to watch my films on my TV, too. Using MyPlex is no choice for me because the server has ...
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SSH hangs when logging from a non-ubuntu server

I have a server equipped with Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. The OS is newly installed. But I can not connect to it with SSH from any other non-Ubuntu client include RHEL, putty. When using SSH -v, the debug ...
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how to access files from a cluster behind a firewall

I use my university cluster for computing. recently i have installed vpn for remotely accessing the cluster through university network and logging into firewall and then onto cluster. I want to copy ...
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Can not ping to ubuntu 13.04 server

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 server and its internal static LAN IP is 172.16.X.X. And I am trying to access (mostly using SSH) it from another clients whose IP are 172.28.X.X. Suddenly, few days back I ...
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unable to root login and may be ~/.bash problem

initially i am trying to connect with github with RSA key and it is giving error permission denied...unknown host. Then change my ~/.ssh directory permission to chmod 700 ~/.ssh chmod 600 ~/.ssh/ ...
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Asking for: Brief tutorial for remote torrent client - Transmission model

I have a remote server, Ubuntu 12.04 server edition,which I access through ssh. I just want to be able to download torrents there, both to be able to seed without slowing my home connection, and ...
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I can't remote my ubuntu server 12.04 on VMware workstation 7 from putty

I've just install Ubuntu Server 12.04 on VMware Workstation 7, when i ping to my host 192.168.10.103 is conected, ping to 8.8.8.8 => conected sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade -> it's work ...
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Issue with /bin/false then /bin/bash

I'm having some issues with locking users out of ssh command line. Here is my command sequence which is the full outcome I want: useradd testing passwd testing #set to 1(for example) mkdir ...
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Open 2 instances of the same pogram

I have a SSH server running in my home computer, with X11Forwarding enabled. I would like to connect to my computer from another computer and run some graphical programs. The problem is, that if a ...
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Why did upgrade to saucy replace my host keys on first reboot?

A upgraded to saucy a while back, but last night was the first time I rebooted since the upgrade. Now I noticed my host keys were regenerated and previous host keys were not backed up. -rw------- 1 ...
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Current ssh session encryption information

After connecting to ssh server with putty or from terminal how can i view current encryption info? That is i want to know what key exchange, cipher and MAC was selected for the session.
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PermitRootLogin blocking non-root user

Problem I've setup a brand new virtual box server running Ubuntu 10.04. I'm using PuTTY to secure SSH into, this works fine except whenever I enable PermitRootLogin No it blocks my non-root user. ...
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rssh with chroot

(I changed the IP address and port to protect the innocent.) On the server, my /etc/passwd entry, /etc/rssh.conf, and the file I'm trying to access look like this: lawsa@bukavu:/mnt/share/Public$ ...
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What's wrong with my svn+ssh settings?

I created a project on Sourceforge. When I try to checkout, I get the following error: $ svn checkout --username=hopungo svn+ssh://hopungo@svn.code.sf.net/p/slkrepair/code-0/ slkrepair-code-0 ssh: ...
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Drive Permissions Denied over SSH?

I am having issued with drive permissions on Ubuntu 12.10. The server to which I'm connecting over ssh has two HDDs. Ubuntu runs off 'Drive 1', and the server app runs 'Drive 2'. When I formatted ...