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

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Attempting to setup Ubuntu 12.04 SSH Server: -bash: /etc/hostname: Permission denied

Attempting to setup an SSH-server running Ubuntu 12.04. Went to "HowToForge" to scout for potentially advanced or knowledgeable advice upon how to accomplish this, then I ended up running into a ...
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Running app from the SDK to a nexus 4 phone produces ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host error

I have before successfully run apps on this device from the SDK. Now the SDK is giving me an error: [10:27:08] Started /usr/share/qtcreator/ubuntu/scripts/qtc_device_run_app [10:27:09] ...
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How to get SSH Login Address on Linux Terminal while working on many tabs [closed]

This will be very helpfull while working on multiple SSH session at a time
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Unable to connect via SSH: port 22 error

I have two machines connected via the Ethernet cable. One machine is running Mac OS X , the other Ubuntu (13.10). I am currently able to connect to the Mac via SSH. However when I try login in on the ...
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SSH Permission denied (public key), but root ssh works

I'm trying to setup ssh access for a user account that I created with chef on a digital ocean ubuntu 12.04 server. I had the options set in digital ocean to automatically copy my mac's ssh key when ...
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SSH keys: How to start from scratch without reinstalling anything

I already have SSH functioning well with my server, to achieve this I have made edits to sshd_config and imported keys to my server. I am now planning to rejig my security, and would like to ...
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unable to connect local server with ssh?

i'm using ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. when i'm trying to connect with the local server it gives me following message and asking paasword even though it is configured with server. ...
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Is there a way so show mounted servers in the Unity launcher

I connect to several servers, which when mounted show up under network in Nautilus, however they don't show up in the Unity launcher. Is there a way to make them show up there just like the normal ...
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Cannot scp/rsync into live cd [duplicate]

I'm trying to scp into a box running 12.04 32bit livecd. The machines are connected to same switch & can ping each other just fine. I use the usual args, eg- scp -rp ...
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Cannot ssh my server after reboot

I have a linux server at my mom's house that I access through ssh from my house. It has been working fine until I rebooted it tonight; I actually rebooted it twice and it went fine and after the ...
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How to change operating system to Ubuntu on a VPS?

Apparently Zimbra is supported and recommended for Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately my OS of choice, Debian is not officially supported. So in order to upgrade and hence patch the much needed security ...
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ssh -L (error: bind: Address already in use)

Pretty simple, I know that this has happened to me before. Couldn't find a good answer on AU. I was running an ssh session with ports bound: ssh -L 3000:<server_name>:22 I just lost my ...
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Tens of thousands of failed/denied SSH login attempts [closed]

Recently a few friends and I came up with an idea for an app. To facilitate the creation of it, we set up LAMP on an Ubuntu Server 12.04. This box is running from my home. We've set up 3 user ...
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sudo: ruby: command not found after ssh

I'm working with ec2 instances and was trying to execute a ruby script on another instance after ssh to that instance. I have a ruby script which updates configuration files, so i need to run that ...
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How do I save an SSH key passphrase for an unattended process?

I've created passphrase protected RSA key. The public key is installed on remote server in authorized_keys in the user's .ssh directory. From requesting server, I can SSH into the remote server ...
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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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Why do I've two entries per server in known_hosts file?

On my mac I've 1 entry per server in the ~/.ssh/known_hosts file, in Ubuntu I noticed there are two created per server. Why is that? Format is: |1|wwwwwwwwwwwwwww=|wwwwwwwwww= ecdsa-sha2-nistp256 ...
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Can't bootstrap with Juju due to “ error back from server: 401 UNAUTHORIZED”

I have this little MAAS with only one node ready to deploy (ubuntu 12.04 Precise pangolin)... I was trying to set up the Juju enviroment but i continously get this error $ juju bootstrap Bootstrap ...
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Unsupported Locale setting

Whenever I log in to my Ubuntu 12.10 server via SSH, I see: https://bugs.launchpad.net/command-not-found/+filebug Please include the following information with the report: command-not-found version: ...
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Copy folders (not one file) using SSH ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am trying to copy a folder to remote Ubuntu server using command line ssh connection, i understand it's doable to transfer a file using scp but i have many files in a folder iam trying to copy to ...
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Changes in remote dropbox files via ssh does not actualize local files

I have an officePC (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) which I access from homePC (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) through ssh and I change some remote files in a dropbox folder, but the local dropbox folder doesnt mirror the ...
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Cannot ssh after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded through ssh a system from 10.04 to 12.04. After the necessary restart I cannot ssh to the system (permission denied). Nothing went wrong during the upgrade process and I don't have physical ...
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how to leave a process running in backgroun on a terminal [duplicate]

I am running some simulation through a server. I usually login in the server using ssh command from the shell of my laptop. then I run emacs in terminal mode and with it I start some python ...
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Set up SSH on vps

I've basically locked myself out of my vps. There's nothing on it, so there's not too much worry, but I really want to know how to fix the problem. I've locked myself out by disabling root access, ...
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When do I set the password to unlock a private SSH key?

I'm trying to set up SSH with bitbucket but failing. I generate my keys, add my public key to the repositry, load my keys, I try to push to the origin and I get a pop up saying: 'Enter password to ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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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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Non privileged user launch SSH?

My server got hacked, and as a result the server guys decided that my apache user would be one called 'nonpriv' which has no privileges at all. Before that happened, I had a user that run apache ...
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Getting permission denied error

I have written one bash script and it is run on the background, inside this script I have use the following command: sshpass -p prakash123 ssh -t -p $1 prakash@localhost './update_script.sh > ...
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SSH connection closed by remote host

Hello so I'm fairly new to ubuntu. I've been trying to connect to my university's cluster using the ssh name@hostname command and after waiting for around 5 minutes I get notified that the connection ...
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ssh key login to vps woes

I recently created a vps for web hosting purposes. Everything was going fine until I decided that it's time to add another account and disable root authentication. I added a new user to the sudoers ...
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block remote access via IP (or allowing access only from known IPs)

I see a link on blocking remote access Blocking Remote Login, which sets #ListenAddress in /etc/ssh/sshd_config. But I would like to block a bunch of IPs, such as those listed in ...
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log history of sftp [closed]

The /var/log/auth.log does not seem to contain what commands an user used after an sftp connection. Do anyone know where to find the commands issued after an sftp connection? One of my computers was ...
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SSH copy ID failed

Where should be an error? Local PC is Ubuntu. command: ssh-copy-id user@example.com result: /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id: INFO: attempting to log in with the new key(s), to filter out any that are ...
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Problem to start ssh automatic

My Ubuntu 12.10 don't start ssh automatic when I boot it. So when I use this after I restart my system appear Booting system without full network configuration and I can't use ssh for external ...
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Can connect using PuTTY but can't with PSFTP

I am new to Ubuntu and am having a lot of issues when trying to get PSFTP to connect to my Ubuntu server, which I am running in VirtualBox. I have open-ssh server and client installed on the server ...
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Passphrase for SSH not working

I know what my passphrase is for ssh, but the computer is not accepting it on on of my computers. I am trying to run this command from my desktop. ssh brian@host (ip address) -L 5900:localhost:5900 ...
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Saving SSL password for SVN in Ubuntu

I have tried to set up my SVN that way, that it saves my passwords, but for some reason it won't work. I am using a SSL certificate, for which I need to provide a password every time. I have tried ...
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Create a shared folder for group of users

I have created a group of users in my Ubuntu server system, so that each one of them can log in through an ssh connection with his username and password. Each user is "locked" in their home directory, ...
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Remote invocation of shell script

There are two systems A and B. I have two shell scripts on A (called as server). B has to call these shell scripts and only if B is authenticated A has to run shell scripts and send the output ...
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Can you use ssh for internet remotely?

I am getting very interested in ssh. I believe I have configured the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file properly. What I want to be able to do is use the internet through ssh, and print to my wireless printer. ...
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How to create a user that can login via SSH, but can't use shell commands?

How to create a new user that can login via SSH, but can't use shell commands? I've tried to set /bin/false as the default shell to the user, but then I no longer can login via SSH.
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Shellinabox with Apache

I want to run Shellinabox on the same port 80(/443) as my Apache server. I was following this tutorial. But I can't get it to work... When I go to http://ip/shell it doesn't work. But when I go ...
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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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Cannot install Openssh-server or client

When I go to install, I get this error: sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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sshd activation on ubuntu system

I want to connect my work Desktop computer remotely from home. I have read that ssh is used to connect to remote/server machine. When I was reading I came to know that to connect to a remote ...
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Problems using the start-dfs,sh on hadoop 2.2.0

Im using this tutorial for installing hadoop 2.2.0 http://codesfusion.blogspot.in/2013/10/setup-hadoop-2x-220-on-ubuntu.html I've completed many of the steps successfully but I'm stuck over this ...
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Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
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How do I initialize webcams without signing in to an X session?

I'm attempting to use OpenCV for a robotics project, and I'd like to be able to capture from the webcam without having to log in to an X session on the host. Currently I have to sign in through the ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password) when connecting to computers with LAN

I have two computers in my local network behind my belkin router in my home. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use secure copy to transfer a file from one computer to the other. Unfortunately, ...