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

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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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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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unable to add new netowrk location

so, i'm new to Linux, and Ubuntu as well... i have been freed recently... I am enjoying Ubuntu so much... until the day i wanted to sync my iphone. I tried with Rhythmbox and amarok, Didn't work. So ...
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How can I connect to remote windows domain knowing gateway hostname and domain name?

I have received credentials for my University's network machine (Ubuntu yay!) that I have ssh access to. I would like to connect to it but first I need to connect through a gateway that I have ...
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SSH key exchange “knowledge” problem

This question may sound a duplicate, but I am confident it is not. I'm playing around a VM with Ubuntu 12.0.4LTS to learn something and my Mac OS 10.9, establishing an SSH connection as per my ...
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Emacs screen drawing issues over SSH

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 server installed in VirtualBox on a Windows host. When I connect to it via SSH (tried Putty, Cygwin's OpenSSH and OS X terminal from a different machine) Emacs appears to be ...
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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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SSH: Can connect locally but not “remotely”

A bit of background: I'm a ubuntu user for almost a year now. I had an old box lying around and decided to put it to some use. The first thing I wanted to do was set up SSH so that I can place it in a ...
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Tunnel a whole desktop over ssh to X11 running on OSX

My main workstation is OSX (as I spend a lot of time developing iOS and OSX software), however I use Ubuntu for a bunch of things. I've got Ubuntu running on another machine, and would like to ...
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Keep the running processes alive when disconneting the remote connection

I have a bunch of processes on a server initiated by ssh from my own machine. It is now about three hours that my machine's Ubuntu has got hung and I do not see any other options but restart. Is there ...
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How to use rsync via ssh with rsa key passphrases?

How can I use rsync with passphrases? All googled "solutions" i found use passphrase-less keys which seems no real option. i am runnning 2 ubuntu servers 12.04.2 LTS.
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Confused keys in ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04, and i add my ssh key to my github account, like always i did. I didn't had any problem to access to my own reports, i could clone my reports, etc... But today, maybe ...
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Adding a question to keyboard authentication method in SSH server

I read this article about authentication methods for SSH This is what is written there? During keyboard authentication zero or more prompts (questions) is presented to the user. The user should give ...
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Unable to connect to my remote Ubuntu system using SSH

I want to connect to my remote PC running on Ubuntu 12.10 using SSH. But when I try ssh my_username@my_current_ip, I get this error: ssh: connect to host 117...** port 22: Connection timed out I ...
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Why does it take so long for ssh to decide there was an error?

I use ssh to log onto my server. Sometimes, I leave it connected and go away from the computer, in which time the computer goes to power saving mode (or whatever it's called - the screen just goes ...
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how can I make my ubuntu machine discoverable by name for ssh from other linux machines?

I cannot ssh to my ubuntu laptop by host name from other linux machines on the network. My ubuntu laptop is a member of the corporate domain and can see all the other network computers. I can putty ...
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How to ssh from windows to my ubuntu machine in the local network

When I'm trying to ssh to my local ubuntu server from the gitbash on my windows machine Im getting this error: $ ssh 192.168.1.11 ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.11 port 22: Bad file number Other ...
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Server unexpectedly closed

So I know that similar veins to this topic have been posted, but mine specifically deals with the fact that my SSH login through Putty worked from my desktop and my laptop. However, after carrying ...
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Before I upgraded to saucy, an ssh connection would prevent a shutdown started from X11

I upgraded to saucy not too long ago and now an X11 user can shutdown even if I'm connected to that computer via ssh. Before the upgrade, an ssh connection would prevent the X11 users from shutting ...
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Permission denied (publickey,gssapi-with-mic)

I am trying to connect to a VM using this command: sudo ssh -i /home/ritesh/.ssh/id_rsa1 tc@54.80.22.15 -L 5901:localhost:5901 But it's giving me this error: The authenticity of host '54.80.22.15 ...
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(SOLVED) SSH: Connection refused from windows but NOT from linux

i have an issue when i try connecting to my Ubuntu server from local network. when i try to connect from my PC (static ip) with win7 and putty, i get Network error:connection refused But when I ...
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Permission problem with SFTP in FileZilla

Recently, we installed Ubuntu Server on our servers this is very new for us. However, we tried to setup a apache2 server which did work. But the problem is that we can't configure apache and other ...
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Automatically add external display to screen in Ubuntu Server

I'd like to be able to control my laptop's (Ubuntu Server 12.04) external display over SSH. I know about the screen command, but it requires that I add the display from the laptop. Is there a way to ...
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SSH: Permission denied, please try again. While tryng to connect to remote 12.04 server

I'm having quite the head ache because of this. The day before yesterday I rented a VPS at atlantic. They provided me with vnc and root's ssh credentials. I could only login through a VNC viewer ...
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can't ssh using l2tp-ipsec-vpn on 13.10

I am connecting to my office using l2tp-ipsec-vpn v 1.0.9 on Ubuntu 13.10. The connection succeeds, and i can ping to internal servers at the office, however when i attemp to ssh to these servers the ...
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setup ssh encryption keys

Here is the situation: I have 4 Linux servers. /home is same for all the four servers. (It's a network drive). I want to setup a password-less SSH via setting up encryption keys. I created RSA key ...
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how to copy config-files of a modem, using ssh?

I have a problem accessing the administrator password of my modem in web interface to reconfigure it. The telnet has been disabled in my modem and I can only 'log in' using ssh. Can I copy the ...
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Setting up Ubuntu 13.04 home server

I am currently attempting to set up a home server using Ubuntu 13.04. I am following instructions from http://linuxhomeserverguide.com/server-config/Webmin.php accurately as far as I can tell. I've ...
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Is there a tool like XMing to manage X11 forwarded applications?

Sorry the title is not quite clear. With X11 forwarding, I could run application on the remote server but see it on the local client. Normally I do this by: local$ ssh -X remote_server remote$ ...
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rngd does not run when started remotely

I am trying to increase the entropy of several Ubuntu 13.04 ec2 instances by running ssh -n -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -i ... user@host "sudo rngd -r /dev/urandom -o /dev/random -t 10" from a ...
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sshplus config file

I just recently lost my old hdd and put a new one in my machine and have been getting back to where I was before this whole mess and now I can't seem to find clear instructions on how to make a config ...
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Run script at boot/startup in Ubuntu 12.04 x64 Server

I am trying to start the RoR application named fedena. What I generally do is SSH login as rootand hit these commands root@cloud:~# cd fedena root@cloud:~/fedena# script/server => Booting WEBrick ...
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How to make my computer accessible over the internet through a machine that does have a public IP address

I want to connect my laptop and another machine together using synergy. They are both on different networks, but I have successfully made a connection from my laptop to the desktop using an SSH ...
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Unable to ssh with error Connection Refused

I seem to be running into a problem when attempting to ssh. Here is my scenario; Host A - 192.168.1.6 Host B - 192.168.5.10 From Host B, I am unable to ssh to Host A, as I get the error "ssh: ...
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Disabling bash history index in terminal

When I SSH into somewhere, I see something line this in the terminal: [504]% Looking it up, looks like its my bash shell history. How can I disable this index display and show the current working ...
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create log file just for ssh

I use ubuntu 10.04, contained ssh. I want to create a log file that stores all the activity on ssh (only ssh). Like in /var/log/auth.log but only for ssh. Like /var/log/ssh.log. So, file ssh.log will ...
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What's the meaning of: /dev/rdisk0s1 and /dev/rdisk0s2s1?

I'm trying to use SSH to make a disk image by using DD on an iPod. And I'm using this commands: ssh root@192.168.1.100 dd if=/dev/rdisk0s1 bs=1M | dd of=iphone-root.img ssh root@192.168.1.100 dd ...
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Broken fonts in Emacs over SSH

I'm having a problem with Emacs when I SSH from my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to another Linux machine. FWIW, I believe the remote machine is using SUSE Enterprise Server 10 SP2, which is possibly quite ...
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I ssh into server A with a common username, when i try to ssh into server B with passwordless I am asked for a password

The problem is that when other users login to server A with the same common username they are able to ssh into server B with passwordless login working. This means that it cannot be a permissions ...
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File manager (Nautilus) hangs or is ultra slow when listing contents of ssh/sftp server

I used to use File --> Connect to server to connect to my remote ssh a lot before 12.04/11.10. But now in a fresh install of 12.04, whenever I try to access the remote files, nautilus either always ...
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host key verification failed from “connect to server” utility

I am able to use SSH from terminal but I am not able to use it from "connect to Server.." utility. it is showing the error in the dialog box as below: Cannot display location ...
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Log into desktop using SSH?

A few months ago I converted an old desktop computer into a basic server by putting Ubuntu (desktop version) onto it and setting up apache2, etc. I have SSH configured so that I can work on it ...
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Mount folder using ssh twice (first ssh to gate, then from gate to workstation)

My current situation is that I have my personal laptop, and I there is a workstation I need to be able to mount. But before I can get to that workstation, I first need to ssh into the gate of the ...
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restrict shell commands for munin-node (netcat)

I've spent fair amount of day fiddling with this, and I'm about to give up (for today). I followed instructions outlined here: http://munin-monitoring.org/wiki/Native_ssh All works at the moment. ...
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Server allows users to log in with any random password but not correct password

I just realized that any valid user can ssh into my 12.04 server with any random password, but they cannot log in with a correct password ("Permission denied, please try again."). Accounts are from ...
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why might I not be able to connect to certain websites?

I'm trying to access a website which isup.me confirms is up and I can access when I boot into windows, but in Ubuntu Firefox fails to connect to it and I can't even ping it. I've looked at iptables ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Nautilus How to connect to ssh server?

I am trying to connect to an ssh server via nautilus. I used to be able to use Nautilus "Connect to Server", select "SSH", and then enter the required information, but NONE of that is available ...