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

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How to automatically and remotely backup machine with windows 10 to ubuntu 14.04 server

I've tried looking into rsync but haven't found anything detailed enough on how to go from windows to ubuntu. What do I need to install on client and server sides? Thanks.
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Very slow DNS resolution only on SSH

The question seems trivial, but I've already unsuccessfully tried some common solutions. I'm experiencing a very slow SSH connection to any server using a domain name, while it's always very fast ...
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Bash - for loop help needed please

So I have the below script and it works as expected (it SSH's to 40 hosts, goes to a specific file looks for a specific word with a date of yesterday, puts a . at the end of the line and then mails ...
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command-line: line 0: Bad configuration option: PermitLocalCommand

I am getting error in Ubuntu command-line: line 0: Bad configuration option: PermitLocalCommand while try to copy file from one system to other. I am Using command : scp testfile.txt ...
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Failed to load NVIDIA drivers

I have an NVIDIA NVS 5200, and my machine is running Ubuntu 15.10. I am trying to access a software that is currently installed on a server. In order to get the window of the software, I am using the ...
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Number of ssh connecetions used by sshfs

I've mounted a server using sshfs (used to mount a remote file system to a local folder). Everything works pretty fine at the first glance. I recognized that the connection breaks if multiple ...
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ssh local ipaddress

I am trying to setup a multi-node hadoop cluster on my local laptop. I have 2 VMs running ubuntu. I am able to successfully run hadoop on each one of these VMs as single-node. To configure ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 SSH problem under vpn?

After upgrading to 15.10 I am unable to connect to my work computer via ssh using a vpn. It seems that I cannot connect to any server when I am in the vpn, but without the vpn I can connect to other ...
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Recover Server from recovery mode(firewall closes ports)

My server( Ubuntu 14.04 - Plesk - RAID1 ) is now in normal mode. Almost all ports disabled by firewall as plesk port 8443, so plesk login panel is not opening. Also Website is not opening. ...
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Selenium testing browser against local machine from VM with selenium docker image

I am working on Ubuntu 14.04 notebook. I have a Virtual Machine from Virtual Box. My VM has a docker image of selenium server. I can successfully ssh into the virtual machine and run the docker image. ...
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Login to Ubuntu OS via console (from remote)

I have already asked google for this problem but I could not find a solution yet. Here is my situation: I have a desktop PC in my room which im atm just using to play music. I have no keyboard, ...
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Server gets overloaded with rsync and stops taking connections

I have a backup server in AWS where I rsync data from 20 servers hourly, so it has a hefty task. For the most part it works fine but then every few hours it locks down and stops accepting ...
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Ubuntu Server SVN over SSH not working

I am trying to checkout a repository on my computer using: svn co svn+ssh://name@ipaddress/usr/local/svn/repos/testing And I get an error saying this: Unable to connect to a repository at URL ...
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Setting up Graphic Desktop --> Can't enter password

I am trying to set up a desktop on a vps with Ubuntu and this is as far as I have gotten I am in SSH here I put vncserver :1 and that is the response. Now the problem is that I can't enter anything ...
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client authentication via sssd/ldap

I'm struggling with an annoying server (14.04.03) setup. We basically want to enable users login via sssd/LDAP, so they can access the machine with ssh. I've followed various tutorials (e.g. ...
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Apache2 runs but is not working on Ubuntu VM!

I set up apache2 on an Ubuntu 14.04.03 VM. This is a VM hosted on a university server and I can only SSH to it (from my office/home computer). Apache seems to be running OK when I run this command: ...
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Cannot connect remotely to either MySQL or Postgres

I am trying to connect remotely to the MySQL database on my cloud server which is configured with Ubuntu 14.04.03. However I cannot do so (details below). I can neither connect from a Windows client ...
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Thunar fails to reconnect broken ssh connection?

When I open an sftp connection to a server with Thunar, and this connection is broken for some reason (either the server kills it because of inactivity, or the connection is lost), then when I try to ...
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During VNC/SSH, push VGA output from host machine

[Very short version: Is it possible to "push" video from the VGA port of a host machine while accessing said machine via VNC or SSH?] I have been experimenting with an old ThinkPad T60 laptop as a ...
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Conditional shell script execution on NAS

I've got NAS, more specifically QNAP TS-251 running Ubuntu (but kind of modified one - it doesn't have terminal). Since none on QNAP forum was able to answer me, I've decided to create a post here. ...
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Run a process as SSH starts

I would like to run a process as SSH is completing its handshake. Are there any events that I can subscribe to? I would also like to get the PID of the ssh connection. How should I approach this ...
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SSH secure shell not working with vim colors

The script: 256colors2.pl when run from putty returns the correct colors, from SSH secure shell nothing happen, it doesn't open, on-screen appears nothing. user@ubuntu:~$ ./256colors2.pl ...
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Crash X manually

I'm working on a the famous freezing of X server. I've already created a question about frozen X server detection As I don't have relevant answer yet, I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to ...
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SSH forward of remote port to radicale server port (bind: Address already in use)

I used to use ssh to forward the remote port 5232 to the same local port on which a radicale DAV-server is running. I used to do this on Ubuntu 14.10. Now, on Ubuntu 15.10, this does not seem to work ...
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Server goes in hung mode and can't be accessible through ssh

One of my virtual server running (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS) goes in hung mode and can't be accessible through ssh.once we hard reboot the server it comes up again and accessible through ssh. Attached snap ...
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Messed up permissions

I tried to remove file permissions for 'other' from all user directories. So I did cd /home/ Then Instead of sudo chmod -R o-rwx * I typed sudo chmod -R o -rwx *, which resulted in some troubles. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 i386 won't install on 32bit CPU

As title says, I downloaded 14.04.3 i386 and it tells me that I can't install it because I don't have a 64bit CPU yet it's 32bit OS? I think my CPU is 32bit aswell, I'm un-sure at this point, so I'm ...
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MAAS Deploying nodes hangs after SSH Key is shown

Everything was working fine, and then some configuration got changed that now has new nodes failing to finish being deployed. They get to the point where the SSH key is shown, with some Could_init ...
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soft/hard behavior of distributed mpi process

I use Ansys FLUENT software frequently and for huge cases I use its parallel option. I saw that running parallel jobs in windows OS behaves similar to soft connection(when a node connection drops, it ...
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Restrict Other folders in jailkit

In the jail kit, I don't want to see the following folders bin dev etc home lib64 usr Only my home directory. how can i do this. Thanks.
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Unable to move files of 10gb+ via Samba

Yesterday I set up an ubuntu server with the newest OS etc. I selected SSH, and samba file server aswell as basic features when I installed it. I updated / upgraded / dist-upgraded and then wanted ...
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Keeps asking for password or passphrase after copying sshd_config and id_rsa and id_rsa.pub keys

I have recently had to reinstall ubuntu 14.04 and copied the /etc/ssh/sshd_config and all ~/.ssh/* files from the backup I had. I was hoping this would reinstate the system as it was without having to ...
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How can I use the host's keyboard for a 'remote' SSH session from a tablet computer?

The perhaps slight odd requirement is this: I have a computer running Ubuntu I have an iPad from which I can SSH into said computer I'd like to use the iPad as an extra terminal screen Things I ...
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how to automate ssh login with password and ppk?

Hi I would like to automate my ssh, where frequently I use to enter my login name, password and attach a ppk file to enter into my server. Is there any way to automate this process using python, ...
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What exactly do I put in the SSH section under MAAS and how do I create it?

I am pretty new to Linux but have dabbled in years passed. After coming across Ubuntu Autpilot I decided to give it a whirl. After much messing around and getting stuck I finally got a working copy of ...
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Using multiple SSH keys

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with one SSH key set up. Connecting with that key works as expected, no problems. I'm trying to add a second key, however, and I can't get it to work. My authorized_keys ...
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Rsync and ssh on bakop.com

unfortunately the bakop guide doesn't provide enough information on how to control my account via 'SSH + Rsync ' I want that command : Checking the existance of a File/Directory in the server ...
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Ubuntu screen does not start

I am working with 2 machines. I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 in Machine1. I access the Machine1 by SSH from Machine2. So Machine1 remains in idle mode. So after some timeout the Machine1 shows login ...
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Create openssh connection over direct ethernet connection

I'm trying to set up an ssh conncection with openssh and putty. I attached an ethernet cable from the device to my pc . The device doesn't have internet conncetion. Now I would like to directly ...
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What is Permission denied (publickey,gssapi-keyex,gssapi-with-mic)?

#!/bin/bash/expect for host in `cat jo.txt` do ssh -i /Users/Aparna/Desktop/Key/mfiosdev_rsa root@$host "timeout 4s curl -sL -w "%{http_code}\\n" "http://$host:9080/worklightconsole/" -o /dev/null -v ...
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bind9 don't work after update and restart on server 14.04

I updated my NAS "Server" a couple of days ago after a long time (4/5 months). After the update (one update for a kernel failed) i restarted the NAS. On the NAS is a samba4 domain and bind9 without ...
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How to Remote ssh into Ubuntu which is installed on a virtual machine on a Windows PC?

*Update I read the link try the bridge mode already. But thing is that I can't enter the admin panel of the router. So I can't add the port forward rule directly. And I notice that there is a port ...
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How do I get Ubuntu server 14.04 to display as if it were actually desktop?

This question is kind of misleading. Let me first explain what I want. End Goal My goal is to have a syslog server, using rsyslog, that has 2 monitors, connected to a discrete video card. I would ...
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Cant ssh to server when the server is behind VPN

We have a server at our office that is accepting ssh connections through the port 22. I was able to connect to the server normally through SSH from my computer. Now there is the need to connect the ...
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Linux server autocomplete issues

I run an Apache on an Ubuntu server and because the a website hosted on the server was being very sluggish, I decided to restart apache - only I couldn't quite remember the command and I decided to ...
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Restrict user to a specific folder (SFTP or SCP)

I'm running ubuntu server 12.04.5, with users user1 and user2. What I want to achieve: Allow user2 to read and write files vis SCP / SFTP in a specific folder which is located in user1's home ...
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executing remote user profile for a specific mounted remote file system

I was able to mount my work box locally over my work's vpn. My goal is to run jdeveloper locally on remote files. However, I can't see the files as they are vob objects (clearcase). I can ssh to my ...
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Remote desktop from Win to Lubuntu via x11vnc

I have 2 questions bothering me: I've configured SSH connection from windows to lubuntu, and installed x11vnc and tightVNC viewer (and everything works) Problems: Why does starting x11vnc shows ...
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How do I make a symbolic link between a shared folder and a repeating user in a specific group?

For example : My user Jos is in 2 groups. Group A and Group B. I want to make a symbolic link from my shared folder to Jos in group B, but not in group A. My SH script : #!/bin/sh create_blink(){ ...
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Byobu won't launch on login

I've recently started using byobu instead of tmux but I can't get it to launch on any of my ubuntu 14.04 AWS servers. My steps have been: sudo apt-get install byobu byobu-enable This gives this ...