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

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Connecting remotely from Ubuntu to another linux

I want to connect remotely from Ubuntu to Suse. Two different systems in two different locations. I know how to use ssh to connect remotely to a machine in the same network. But, I do not know how to ...
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Unable to login through GUI as a user but I am able to login via terminal

I am unable to login through GUI as a user but I am able to login via terminal. This occurred after I installed 2 steps authenticator of Google using apt-get install command. I followed these steps: ...
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Remote into Desktop on ubuntu through ssh

So we have SSH access to a ubuntu server, and we need to setup some programs that require visual access, but we have no clue how to do this through SSH, any help?
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access webpage through ssh

I need to access the IEEE xplore, but I don't have right to download out of institute. I can login into the server of institute via ssh, so How can I access IEEE xplore through institute server via ...
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ping: unknown host

Since few days, my dedicated server (Ubuntu 13.04) is no longer able to ping or connect to my NAS through DNS (hostname -> kr1.synology.me ) . The IP address ( 178.83.88.248 ) address against , is ...
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ssh: connect to host 192.168.0.5 port 22: Operation timed out?

I My ssh on my system isn't letting me connect from my remote system, I have ports 22, 25565 and 10000 set to allow incoming connections on iptables, but when I connect it gives me the timeout error. ...
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nc: Proxy error: “HTTP/1.0 403 Forbidden”

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64. I am not able to ssh over proxy to remote host. When I issued: ssh -vl hackep6t 162.251.80.25 I got this output: OpenSSH_6.2p2 Ubuntu-6ubuntu0.1, OpenSSL ...
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How to connect to another computer through the Internet using ssh?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop which I would like to use to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I installed the open ssh server on the desktop machine using: sudo apt-get install openssh-server I ...
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Want to access work computer: ssh and GUI or VNC

The title says it all: I have a workstation at work (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) and I want to access it from my home laptop (also running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). I already do it via SSH, but would now like a GUI. ...
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Deja-dup failing with “Host key verification failed”

A remote ssh sever I use for backup recently changed its keys. I removed the relevant line from ~/.ssh/known_hosts, so I can log into it without any trouble. Deja-dup does not seem to take note of ...
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Display issue on remote machine using GDM X11

I am remotely logging into an Ubuntu machine through SSH(MobaXterm) using Gnome desktop remote environment from my Windows PC. I am having trouble with one of our video applications in displaying ...
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when i am cloning in to website it shows error

git clone http://sample.com/bag name here i mentioned web address as sample.com/bag for reference. I also tried with ssh://sample.com/bag name I also tried with ssh://git@sample.com/bag name ...
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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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SSH log login attemtp details

I my office we are using Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have installed SSH server in it for clients to access through Putty. Now I need to track the users login details like IP address, hostname and date of ...
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Mount remote directory using SSH [duplicate]

How to mount a remote directory using ssh to be available same as if it is a local directory?
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ssh unable to connect with external ip (port 22 is open)

I want to reach my home computer from work computer. I've already installed openssh-server. Status is: dpkg -l openssh-server Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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How to access Amazon EC2 instance from Ubuntu 13.10?

I have an Amazon EC2 (Windows) instance which has been created for me and I have public DNS, public IP and the public key. I would like to RDP to this instance from Ubuntu 13.10. I have recently ...
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SSH refusing connection after changing default port

currently I'm handling 2 server (A and B). In server A I installed Ubuntu 12.10. I changed the SSH port into 1198 and it works fine. In server B it has been installed with Ubuntu 11.04. I tried to ...
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Take Control of Process via SSH

I've started a process via SSH that it seems will take 2-3 days. I've not started this via tmux, so if my connection dies, my task will need to start over. Is there anyway I can login to another SSH ...
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Configure VPN connection in terminal

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection on a remote box, via ssh, to use my account on IPVanish, this is a guide to configure the connection using the GUI, which is not my case because I need to ssh into ...
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Remote installation . What is he doing?

I give access to a company to remotely install ubuntu for me . Is there a way to monitor/see that what is he doing now ?
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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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Not able to connect to Vmware ubuntu using Putty in Windows 7

I have installed Vmware Ubuntu in my Windows 7 PC, with network settings as Bridge connection. I got IP address in Ubuntu as "192.168.1.3" and I am able to ping that IP from my Windows host, but when ...
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ssh -X :XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server

When "ssh -X" was executed between remote computer (Ubuntu 13.04) and local computer (Ubuntu 13.04), the error was displayed as shown below. XIO: fatal IO error 14 (Bad address) on X server ...
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Trying to install SSH2

I have a vps running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and I just installed SSH2 extension but when I ran the command php -m |grep ssh2 it gave error saying PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library ...
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How to set up ssh-agent

I have set up ssh-agent. The problem is, it stills asks for a pass-phrase every time! How do I set it up to only ask for a pass-phrase once? It would be best if it only asked when it was first needed, ...
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The effect of putting sudo -i command in /etc/fstab

I have a computer (computer A) which only can be accessed by ssh from another computer (computer B) within internal network. ssh username@10.**.**.** FYI, I do not activate root account in computer ...
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SFTP (SSH) mount check free space

How to see free space on mount over SFTP (SSH) using Nautilus? Now I have to use terminal to ssh to disk server and do df -h. I could make a script to do, but is there any existing option, possible ...
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SSH not working from Ubuntu 12.04 VM (Vmware)

I am using Ubuntu using VMWare. My host machine runs on Windows. When I try to ssh into other servers it does not work. The servers are recognized and I can ping them. However when I issue ssh, it ...
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Why does remote server over ssh prompt for password even if I locked user?

I created Ubuntu server in VirtualBox and created additional user. Than locked it with passwd -l user. Then when I try to ssh that user, it keeps asking for password, but even if I input password, ...
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Why can't I ssh to local server via Ubuntu but can with other OS

I set up a remote, headless Linux server. Fresh install. Have done nothing but configure the keyboard layout enable SSH and set up my password. When I try to connect to the server, I'm getting this ...
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SSH with VirtualBox

How do I SSH into Ubuntu from an outside network? It's running in VirtualBox and the network adapter as to remain NAT. I can't seem to figure out how to set it up. Are there any ways to directly SSH ...
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Why does lxsession looks different than normal?

I sshed into a Lubuntu 12.04 box. I then did lxsession. The problem: it looked totally different than the computer I was sshing into! How would I use ssh to have a desktop that looks reasonably ...
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Starting over with SSH on local machine

I am using a Ubuntu 13.10 box to communicate with another local server, bitbucket (for Git) and a remote web host. I have decided that I do not like my current SSH key setup because things were not ...
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Can't get SSH to work

I tried to set up an ssh connection using an RSA key but I can't get it working. My permissions are ok, I set in the sshd_configfile that it has to use a public key for authentication, I of course ...
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Server disk encrpytion prevents connection after SSH remote reboot

newbie here. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old machine for a home server project using a static IP address. Running OpenSSH server on it enables me to connect remotely from my Windows7 ...
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Ubuntu Touch ssh connection refused

running Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 4. I've installed ssh server and have followed the instructions available in the wiki to ssh into the phone, but it tells me connection is refused. Doing the standard ...
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Remote file transfer? (transfer files on local machine from remote machine)

I have a file server that seconds as a media centre. Lets call the server Barton. It has 2 external hard drives plugged into it. It also constantly has video files playing on it which are outputting ...
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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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Ubuntu - saying your security settings have blocked an application from running with an out-of-date version of java

I have this new problem since 2014 begin. I cant remotely login to this enterprise network for giving them support. Its keep showing this new error. How to fix it please? EDIT:
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how to quit sshuttle and get system networking back to normal in VBox

I love sshuttle. My new fav toy. But...when i run from the command line and I use ctl-c to quit....my networking is screwed and I have to restart the VM. Using 12.04 Here is how i start from the ...
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How to ssh tunnel to ec2 for running a local python script

I can create a tunnel for FF using the below on Ubuntu. Machine is 12.04 in a VBox on a mac host. -i ~/.ec2/aws_development_oregon.pem -C2qTnN -D 8080 ubuntu@test.com But..what I need is for my ...
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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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Can't read/edit existing files

I have Ubuntu (Lubuntu 12.04) installed on sd card which i use in mk802 mini pc. When i mount sd card on my PC (Ubuntu 12.04) there is no possibility to read/edit files related to ssh (e.g. ...
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Strange terminal navigation when logged in as new user

I am not even sure how to ask this properly.. I am using EC2 Ubuntu 12.04 I added a new user sudo useradd -g admin admin sudo adduser admin sudo Changed shudders so I can use new user without ...
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Help! My server has been hacked - .IptabLes and .IptabLex in /boot [closed]

I'm running a Ubuntu 6.06 dapper server and it has been hacked. I'll admit up front here that I'm a programmer and not a system administrator so even though I've worked with Unix/Linux for years my ...
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Ubuntu Server setup, sync folders, available offline, music etc

I am setting up a Ubuntu Server (13.10) for my home network and need some suggestions on how to go about setting up shares, offline files etc. Here is what I am trying to accomplish: Ability to have ...
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Permissions problems with Ubuntu 12.04 Web Server (Nginx + PHP5-fpm)

I've been trying to wrap my head around the permissions system on Linux, but I'm having some problems. I setup a web server using the Tuxlite.com script and everything works fine, as long as I 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 ...