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

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What's the risk of upgrading over SSH?

When I run sudo do-release-upgrade over ssh, I get the following message. This session appears to be running under ssh. It is not recommended to perform a upgrade over ssh currently because in ...
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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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Remote x-server with ssh -X

I am trying to start a remote gnome session using: ssh -X username@192.168.1.107 gnome-session Both client and server are Ubuntu version 12.04 I get the following (and not a lot happens)... ...
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How to generate a private-public key using ssh-keygen and make it authorized? [on hold]

I want to generate a public-private key on Sever 1 and store it in a location which is not the default location. Thereafter, save the public key on Server 2; once again NOT at the default location. ...
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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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SSH Write Failed: Broken Pipe [migrated]

I used to be able to connect via ssh (terminal) with the user I have created but now I keep getting: "Write Failed: Broken Pipe" and I can only connect as root In the ssh auth.log I get the following: ...
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remote SSH root login with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm pretty much a novice with Ubuntu, exploring. I have a VPS server. I was able to set-up two PPTP VPNs with Ubuntu 11.04 but now I'd like to try my hand at a IPSEC/L2TP connection. However, login ...
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Server keeps asking for password after I've copied my SSH Public Key to authorized_keys

I have an Ubuntu Server, running in a Cloud. I created a user (git). In the folder /home/git, I have created the .ssh/ dir, and the authorized_keys file. But, when I put my SSH Public Key in the ...
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SSH to Private to My Mac (host only) network?

I have been trying to get an install of Ubuntu 12.04 running on my Mac and have attempted it via VirtualBox and VMWare Fusion 6. The problem is I need to be able to ssh to the Ubuntu 12.04 from OS X ...
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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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How do I SSH to machine A via B in one command?

I want to access a computer, say machine A which is based in my university's network. However, this computer is only accessible via the internal network of the university, so I can not use SSH to this ...
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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 do I set up an email alert when a ssh login is successful?

Does anyone have a bash script that will email or notify someone in the case of a successful login to a ssh server? I want to be notified if anyone logs into my personal box. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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SSH tunneling over SSL

On one of my systems there is a firewall forbidding any outgoing unless http(s)... Some users have to ssh but they can't.I tried first to run ssh on port 443 but with no success. I googled it and ...
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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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Git pull command is not working [on hold]

I work on linux server , i have to deploy live projects on ssh server , but suddenly git pull command is not working please help me .
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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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Tens of thousands of failed/denied SSH login attempts [on hold]

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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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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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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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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SSH connection refusal, unable to ping [on hold]

I am using the Xilinx Zynq 7000, on the TE0720-1 which is mounted on the TE0701-03 carrier board. With a serial connection, I have been able to connect to the device's terminal and give it commands. ...
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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 to Mine w/ 5+ Graphics Cards on Gigabyte 990FXA UD5 (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

What is the specific process by which to properly set up 5 or more graphics cards for litecoin mining on the Gigabyte 990FXA UD5 or other motherboards running Ubuntu 13.10?
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ssh server does not start on lubuntu live image

I installed the lubuntu 13.10 32bit iso image with usb-creator-gtk on a USB stick and assigned 2GB of persistent storage to it. That's for a thin client, which does not have any storage of itself at ...
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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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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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bootstrap juju on maas

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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Locked out of my server [closed]

I've been logging into my server all day using a keyfile I generated, I had no issues at all. Just now I was running a shellscript when my internet got disconnected. As soon as I got signal again I ...
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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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Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 broke remote SSH access? [closed]

I can no longer connect via SSH to my Ubuntu instance after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 with: # do-release-upgrade Connecting with $ ssh -vvv [ip here] gives me: OpenSSH_6.3, OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 ...
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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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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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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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Why can't Ubuntu access my Raspberry Pi across LAN?

Okay, I recently got a Raspberry Pi, and I got it connected to my Wi-Fi - I enabled the SSH and installed Hiawatha, and I could access it just fine from my Desktop, which was running Puppy Linux at ...
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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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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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host is able to resolve a hostname, ssh isn't

I'm trying to connect from a 10.04 system to a 12.04 system via SSH. Strangely enough the rules in resolv.conf seem to take effect only selectively, which leaves me puzzled. Observe: [2] user@mach:~$ ...
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Unable to execute command start-all.sh in Hadoop

GUYS I'm using this tutorial How to install Hadoop? I mean the one made by Luis Alvarado in one of the comments .. So I'm on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit Hadoop version is 2.2.0 Actually I'm a total newbie ...
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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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What is terminal command that can show OpenGL version?

So I want to find out which is my OpenGL version. I have access to Ubuntu via SSH. Which command shall I execute?
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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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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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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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How do you manage SSH keys?

I have a server with multiple users which each have multiple authorized SSH keys. Is there any effective way (command line utility?) to keep track of which key belongs to who and to quickly remove/add ...
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Is it possible to give sftp access to a user without giving him ssh access?

Is it possible to give sftp access to a user without giving him ssh access?