A Unix command-line utility that facilitates simple two-way communications between a user and a server application listening on the specified port.

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How to get telnet to localhost working?

I'm working on a local dev setup that requires the use of telnet (playing with setting up a MUD server) so please no feedback suggesting I use SSH as a more secure alternative. However, though I've ...
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How can the Telnet service on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS be enabled?

How can I enable the Telnet service on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS? Can somebody include a detailed description about the needed packages and configurations?
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How do I setup multiple minicom / Cisco console server sessions without too much hassle?

I'm working on my CCNA and have 4 switches & 4 routers which make up my main lab. I bought two quad port USB to Serial (1 USB to 4 Serial) Adapters onto the ends of which I've attached 8 Serial ...
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Telnet Server not starting

I am installing Ubuntu Server 13.10 and cant get telnet working on the server. I have installed both xinet.d & telnetd thru apt-get and restarted xinetd but nothing is started when I do a netstat -...
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telnet refusing traffic on arbitrary port over network in 11.10

I have written a python script to listen on port 2626 and executed the script. proof that localhost is listening tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:2626 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN I can ...
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Looking for text BBS software

I would like to know if there are text-based, bulleting board system forum servers for Ubuntu. Which can be used via telnet or ssh. I was searching for this kind of software and came to this BBS ...
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Why can't I telnet to MySQL?

When trying to connect to mysql server via telnet I am getting following error: telnet localhost 3306 Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out ...
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Ougoing telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused

I am trying to telnet from Ubuntu server (running Maverick) on ec2 to another machine I have set up not on ec2 - we'll call it "server-x". Server-x is running an imap server and I am trying to test ...
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How to start X application from SSH [duplicate]

I've tried to search this topic in google, but without any significant results. I need to start some GUI app from terminal, but I don't care what this app is showing me. In addition, I need to start ...
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How do I disable telnet on Ubuntu Server?

I installed Ubuntu server and I am learning to how secure it. One of the article I saw, was about telnet and how to disable it on CentOS Obviously, it does not work on Ubuntu, so How can I disable ...
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how to calculate script run time [duplicate]

Consider this shell redirect: telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl >> starWarz when it ends, the session will break, detach from host or something like that. I want to know how long the connection ...
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telnet://IP from Firefox and Chrome

I have a problem initiating telnet sessions (telnet://IP) from Firefox and Chrome. With Chrome I have the following problem: When I click the telnet link, appears the "External Protocol Request" ...
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Error message using telnet

I am installing postfix. I configured the main.cf with the local ip 127.0.0.1. I created a contact@localhost.fr in my bdd (phpmyadmin). But when I send an email using telnet, I put : rcpt to: and I ...
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Telnet escape character , norwegian keyboard

Here's me in gnome-terminal, using telnet. As it says "Escape character is '^]' I've no idea which keys to hit, CTRL ] , CTRL Å , CTRL ^ does nothing. This is the keyboard layout of Norwegian ...
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During system restart telnet service isn't start automatically

Each time i restart the system i need to login through SSH & then restart the telnet service manually. Any idea how to get rid of this? System Info: Ubuntu 15.04 (GNU/Linux 3.16.0-36-generic ...
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Error in using HTTP through Telnet on terminal

To access www.ietf.org/rfc.html, I entered the following commands: telnet www.ietf.org 80 > log get /rfc.html HTTP/1.1 Host: www.ietf.org While I was in the midst of typing the 3rd command, the ...
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IpProtocols firefox add-on with gnome-terminal and multiple tabs

I want to use Firefox with IpProtocols 0.2.3 to launch telnet sessions from browser. It is working well for me with xterm terminal emulator, but i wish to use multiple tabs. Now I try to use gnome-...
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Control Linux from Putty in Windows

Is it possible to control a Linux machine (EDIT: like a bash/sudo terminal line) from Putty (or other SSH/Telnet client) that's running off another machine and operating system? I have heard this ...
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Unable to connect to 127.0.0.1 using telnet

I have a new Ubuntu install where I am not able to connect to localhost or 127.0.0.1 or using my computer name. telnet localhost [tried all/no port numbers] returns telnet: Unable to connect ...
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Can not telnet to 25 port

I can not connect any mail server using telnet through 25 port. I can connect with any web-server using 80 port.So i searched for my open port sudo nmap -sS -p 20-2550 localhost It shows: Nmap ...
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telnet: Name or service not known

When I accessed a remote host using telnet I got an error like this: root@nani-Inspiron-3520:/home/nani# telnet amsys@192.168.0.4 telnet: could not resolve amsys@192.168.0.4/telnet: Name or service ...
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Applied maintenance to Ubuntu 12.04 (upgrade to kernel 3.2.0-39); after restart my desktop is not responding

After applying maintenance via Update Manager, my desktop freezes after a few seconds. There are two links on ubuntuforums that mentions this as well. Is there anything I can do to correct this ...
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telnetd: getpty: No such file or directory

root@hj-ibmibm1677:~# telnet localhost Trying ::1... Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost. Escape character is '^]'. telnetd: getpty: No such file or directory . Connection closed by foreign ...
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TCP or Telnet server for Ubuntu

I can use telnet to connect to a telnet server simply by typing: 'telnet localhost', whereas localhost can be replaced with any desired IP-Address. But now I want to do something different and I have ...
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Can I send ascii input through a dualshock 3

is it possible to send ascii input to a computer through a dualshock 3? I'm trying to play a telnet game called mtrek through a terminal with a controller.
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cannot access through telnet from ubuntu 14.04 to windows 7

I have this HW that i need to connect ubuntu and windows 7 from Telnet protocol to each other. Till now I have made this possible to open my terminal from windows 7 and it worked just fine. but when i ...
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Telnet after update to 15.04 not working

I updated to 15.04 using the server command sudo do-release-upgrade. Since the upgrade was complete and after a reboot, I am unable to telnet to the server. Port 23 is not listened while the telnetd,...
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Cannot able to connect to another host

After few self tests, I thought I'm having a telnet problem. So I am recreating a shorter version of this question I have two machines: cassandra is running on one machine using IP 172.17.1.XX. ???...
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how to create admin account as a duplicate root account for telnet and disable root login over network?

I've been searching for the answer to this but all I find is "It doesn't work". I am a new, yes. I am still a student and i still learn about it. I am happy to break my OS and format it many times if ...
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Why are the colors different in vi at the console vs in a Windows telnet session

I noticed that when I use vi at the console, the code highlighting looks good and is nice and easy to read. When I edit the same file via a telnet session, the colors are all low-intensity and it's ...
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Firebird - Connection Refused

Whenever I try to connect firebird on my Ubuntu 13.10 from my Window 7 computer I get an error message saying that the connection was refused. I'm trying to connect using IBExpert and Java. Java ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - vsftpd problem. No connection. Connection refused

i have a problem with vsftpd server running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is the configuration: ubuntu Server address - 192.168.5.100 router address - 192.168.5.1 roger/# grep -v "#" /etc/vsftpd.conf ...
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How do I prevent telnet from timing out?

Is there a way to disable a telnet session from my desktop to a server from timing out, ever. This should be done from the client if at all possible.
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why command telnet responds strange? [closed]

i pass network course university 4 years before,i have a question that is possible amateur ,please help me.. i have ubuntu on vmware.i use this command: telnet google.com 80 it responds: ...
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SSH and Telnet Connection refused

If I am trying to ssh or telnet to an Ubuntu Server, and both connections are rejected or refused! I can ping the server, firewall off. What are troubleshooting steps should I take? (I am far away ...
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Why I can't I telnet to a specific port?

the port 7778 is in listen, netstat -tulpn tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:7778 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 22776/java but I can't telnet that port from remote machine while I can telnet other ...
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telnet to godaddy email server on ubuntu desktop [closed]

I'm on my home computer (ubuntu desktop). I am reading the documentations for the IMAP protocol. And I want to connect to my email host at imap.secureserver.net on port 993. Then I want to issue a few ...
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cannot telnet into ubuntu from windows 7

I have a php server running on port 4444 on my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. Now when I execute telnet 127.0.0.1 4444 it works fine. Now I have connected my machine and a windows 7 machine using mobile ...
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Execute command on remote machine using telnet in one line

I need to write a script to monitor wlan0 interface of my remote machine. I can do this by executing iwconfig wlan0 repeatedly on remote machine. But how to login to that machine and execute this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mozilla Firefox Telnet Error

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare Player with a bridged Adapter. I installed another VM in Ubuntu which can be accessed from Mozilla Firefox. The web page opens but when I click certain links in ...
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How to setup telnet to accept remote connections

I am using Ubuntu server 13.10 and I am trying to get my telnet to work. I am using a vpn service to test the remote connection. Connection: MBMacBook-Pro:~ mb: telnet telnet.mysite.com 666 Trying IP....
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Run script on remote machine via telnet (not SSH)

I need to somehow run a script which resides on a remote machine running Ubuntu. SSH or any other connection type that requires complex encryption is not possible. The client that will connect to the ...
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Share Ubuntu between two computers and explore ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 using the full hard disk in my laptop and a WUBI Ubuntu 12.04 using 30 GB in my desktop. Now I want to explore the networking features of Ubuntu. Like telnet and ssh. CLI etc etc ...
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connection refused on localhost 25 (apache James)

I was looking at a similar question, but all that I gather is that it could be a problem with the OS and not James precisely: thufir@dur:~/apache-james-3.0-beta4$ thufir@dur:~/apache-james-3.0-beta4$...
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Telnet output file DOES NOT WORK Correctly UNDER Crontab

I'm using the Ubuntu 10.04.4LTS, and have Ganglia installed in my computer. I used to get the Gmetad data by typing: telnet localhost 8651 > /test/test.txt or made a .sh file to run it. After ...
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Cannot connect to local webserver

I can no longer connect to my local webserver With telnet. I get the message: "telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: No route to host", it used to work perfectly and i have not made any changes to ...
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Why is telnet not working?

I installed xinetd and telnetd. It says that telnetd has started when xinetd is installed, telnet still does not work. Running sudo /etc/init.d/xinetd status to see the status yields: ................
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Cant connect to Ubuntu 14.04.3 telnet

I installed telnetd and xinetd with this command: apt-get install xinetd telnetd Restarted the services and even the machine. but i cant connect to the ubuntu 14.04 server. What i did wrong? SSH ...
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Telnet is not working in ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and want to install Telnet and then enable it. I tried following commands- sudo apt-get install xinetd sudo apt-get install telnetd Both were installed ,and I checked that which ...
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VT220 client for ubuntu?

I am looking for a VT220 client for ubuntu. I have tried several but they dont seem to like my functon keys. I need to be able to do" CTRL N CTRL L CTRL G CTRL B CTRL X And a few more. None of ...