Questions tagged [remote-login]

a service which enables users to log in to Ubuntu remotely (from another system / device / location).

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Login via xrdp session doesn't register as logged-on user

When I open a xrdp session (xorg) to my Linux system and check for existing user logins via who or last, there is no entry for the xrdp session. Why is that? And is there a way to show current and/or ...
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For new AWS instance, "Using username "ubuntu". Server refused our key."

I have been using Amazon EC2 instances in AWS. I have been successful connecting with WinSCP to a variety of instances, including Amazon Linux, Rocky Linux, SUSE, and CentOS 6, 7, and 8. All of ...
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How does ssh work if client doesn't have identity and public key file?

I was trying to connect to a remote host from a brand new local client via ssh. The remote host had a requirement that client need to put it's public key in remote host's authorized_keys file. Now, ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not working - not enabled or not available [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 I tried installing xrdp but it didn't work. I used some methods like apt-get install xrdp apt-get install xfce4 apt-getecho xfce4-session >~/.xsession install xrogxrdp ...
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VNC not working when Desktop Sleep [duplicate]

I need to use VNC client on an Ubuntu Desktop. When the machine is not sleep, I do VNC. But it is sleep, and I try to connect with VNC, it will say the machine is not up. Is there a method that allow ...
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how to open the results of a DNN model from localhost of a remote server in local browser

I run a deep learning model on a remote cluster and I use visdom library for the visualization of the results. I use this command line to connect to the server: ssh -L 8097:localhost:8097 username@...
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How to let Chrome Remote Desktop run with encrypted /home before login

Background: I have a headless system put on a public place. I installed Chrome Remote Desktop on it, so that it can automatically launch several desktop applications after boot, and I can connect ...
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Remote access to Ubuntu Server

I disabled my ufw firewall in the morning(for pinging purpose). In the afternoon, I enabled it again. However, I can't access to the Ubuntu Server remotely after enabled the firewall. What are the ...
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Setting up remote access on command-line ubuntu server

I have an ubuntu server (command-line version of ubuntu). I want to access it from home using putty from outside the facility. I need a step-wise guide to setup remote access on my server. I am using ...
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Local ubuntu desktop cannot login after logging in remotely via Xrdp session

I login remotely to my PC (Ubuntu 18.04, XRDP 0.9.5) from my laptop (Windows 10) using windows remote desktop. Once I have logged in remotely to Ubuntu, I cannot login locally to it (for times when I ...
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VNC for remote login with Wayland? -- 20.04

I've been running Ubuntu 20.04 for some time now. I had a remote machine set up so that I could VNC into it using x11vnc at the login screen if necessary using the Xauthority file at /run/user/125/gdm/...
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Will ConnectWise work on Ubuntu?

Will ConnectWise work on Ubuntu 20.10? I downloaded a file called 'ConnectWiseControl.Client.jnlp' but I don't know how to run it as it's a text file. Alan
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X11VNC When open VNC connection my desktop is being kind of duplicated

Pretty new to Linux, so my question might be a dummy one. I have ubuntu 20.10 on raspberry Pi 4 (8GB) with Desktop environment. Installed X11VNC and spent some time configuring it. After few hours ...
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After login as a particular user, how do I login as another user? [duplicate]

Such a basic thing I can't find anywhere in google. I just need to re login as another user, without having to annoyingly logout. Logout closes my putty terminal, and I have to relaunch and reconnect ...
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How to remotely connect to Ubuntu 18.04 with UI and keeping locked screen?

How to remotly connect to Ubuntu 18.04 with UI, with the following conditions: Be able to login remotely even if no local session exists (eg.: after reeboot) Keep locked screen in the phisical ...
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Restrict SSH-login with public-key only to selected users

Using OpenSSH, I have enabled ssh-login to my Ubuntu 18.04 machine, call it Remote and my user account on Remote is called Remote-User. I have also made sure that login is only possible by means of ...
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How can I use SSH as a domain controller?

I would like to use SSH as a domain controller instead of samba as the lab is only running 8 Ubuntu computers and 1 Ubuntu server. Is there a way to get Ubuntu to do this at GDM or after a user logs ...
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Allow Remote Users to Add/Remove Printers

This is driving me up the wall! I feel I'm so close, but I'm probably missing just one tiny detail. I have a Ubuntu desktop setup to be a CUPS server. I need to add printers via the GUI interface, ...
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No GUI to login, but can access remotely

We have a problem with some of our desktops, and I do not know what to do about it. The OS is Ubuntu 18.04: 5.3.0-51-generic #44~18.04.2-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 23 14:27:18 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Ubuntu Remote Desktop Failed: Login Failed for Display 0

Relatively new Ubuntu user here who's trying to learn how to setup a remote desktop. I've tried to do so on Ubuntu 18.04.4 to connect from a Windows 10 PC but I keep getting the same error "Login ...
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Start application at start-up even without logging in

I have a small server (with Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop) that I leave at my parent's house while I live abroad. I use ngrok since I cannot add a static IP to their router, and I set it up so that it starts ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: ssh won't let me login to another computer on my small home network

I have two laptops and one desktop computer at my home, all running Ubuntu 18.04. Openssh-server and ssh is installed on each of them. However, I am unable to login from one of them onto another of ...
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Have x11vnc automatically start in Ubuntu 16.04 server without someone first logging in at the server physically

What I would like to do is automatically start x11vnc as a service. Then lets say when the server restarts for some reason, I would remotely login to the remote ubuntu 16.04 server, without anybody ...
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How to elimitate ssh login delay

i have a small (4 seconds) login delay on my 18.04 ubuntu servers, that drives me crazy: $ time ssh root@gateway exit real 0m4,066s user 0m0,015s sys 0m0,005s I've already checked the "...
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Can't login to a remote server after uploading ssh key to the remote server

I tried installing ssh-key on a remote server. However I can't login into the remote server without using password My effort is described in this... How can I solve the problem?
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Reboot through SSH not back online [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 16 desktop, but I do plan to SSH into my machine just as much, if not more, than I use it as a desktop. I am noticing that when I issue an sudo reboot command while I am SSH'd in, ...
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How to use PuTTY to login MySQL account directly?

How to PuTTY access MySQL directly with MySQL ac but skip the Ubuntu login? I would like to skip the Ubuntu login to access the MySQL server with MySQL account directly by PuTTY. Thanks!
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How to login to the MySQL in Ubuntu from Windows?

How to access MySQL directly with MySQL ac but skip the Ubuntu login? As I PuTTY to MySQL server in Ubuntu, the first login is Ubuntu account. I would like to skip this part and login to the MySQL ...
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Login failed when trying to log onto Ubuntu 16.04 from Windows 7 using Windows RDP

I've seen this problem reported a few times for example this Ask Ubuntu question: Xrdp login failed but none of the questions had answers which worked for me - so I am raising a new post to try and ...
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Failed remote connection to University windows client [closed]

In my university we use Matlab, and to use it at home (to write the lab reports) we need to remote access the client with an RDP file. So, after searching for options I tried using Remmina to access ...
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Open server browser in local browser

When I ssh into my server and do my things there. How can I for example open a browser on the remote machine, and display it on my local machine, I run Ubuntu desktop on my local machine. On server ...
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read variable value from xterm and export value in another bash file

I am trying to do a remote desktop connection between Ubuntu desktop and another Ubuntu system. I want to develop an application so it is necessary to use shell command. ssh -X or -Y username@...
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After installing KDE, how do I make it the default desktop enviornment?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 which is required by the work I am doing. I've installed KDE. When I get to the login screen, I have to specifically select KDE plasma. I don't want to hotlink the image but ...
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How to configure SSH Server - Password doesn't work when remotely connecting

There seem to be many related posts, but nothing specifically addressing the following: I configure SSH server, and I have been struggling with connecting to my SSH server remotely; It keeps ...
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Cannot login after reboot

After I reboot my Ubuntu server I am not able to login via SSH. I have to go on site to login (using CLI) then I have the ability to login remotely. How I cane solve this issue. I have installed SSH ...
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/etc/issue.net not displaying system information for SSH logins

I would like to display some system information in /etc/issue.net. However, when I sudo pico /etc/issue.net and add the following, it just returns plain text when I login user@box:~$ cat /etc/issue....
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how to login a remote host using SSH without a password?

SSH server is running at remote host. IP Address of the remote host is known. Using NMAP command we can see SSH service is running at port 22 which is open. How to login remote host using ssh client ...
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Reasons why password could suddenly change

My password (which I use to log into my computer an average of 50 times a day -- due to lock screen) was recently and very suddenly changed. I was trying to install an image editor and the terminal ...
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How to connect two personal computers using ssh? [duplicate]

I have used ssh before to login to a remote server connected via LAN. I have two personal computers running on Ubuntu. Is it possible to connect the two using ssh so that I can login from one system ...
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Login SSH with .ppk file on Ubuntu Terminal

I have a production server. To login to the server I must use a .ppk file. How to login with Ubuntu Terminal and .ppk file? I tried this : ssh -i location/file.ppk username@server-ip but it is ...
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Connect on Ubuntu server 16.04 from windows via remote desktop

I am a newbie with Ubuntu and I am trying to connect to my Ubuntu 16.04 server from my windows machine via its default remote desktop connection. I was following the solution mentioned in this post: ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 - Can't login to SSH user even though password is correct

Edit: just so mods don't mark this as duplicate, I have seen pretty much all related questions and none of them have helped me. Let me just state before beginning that I am relatively new to linux ...
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Where does openssh-server get the "Last Login" information from?

Where does openssh-server get the "Last Login" information from? I recently logged in remotely from a Windows machine using SSH Secure Shell 3.2.9 and the reported last login was from a network ...
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What is it called when you can log into multiple workstations with one username and password

At work with One username and password I can log into any computer with one username and password. - microsoft A while back I was at a infoshop and they had 5 computers and 1 server. (Ubuntu or Linux ...
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remote syslog-ng

I have two Ubuntu's in VMware Workstation, one of them is Ubuntu 14 (client) and the other one is Ubuntu 15 mate (server) and they are pinged together. I've installed syslog-ng on both sides and I ...
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How to use GPU for OpenCL from command line remote login

I use OpenCL accelerated math on my workstation which I can only access remotely via command line from Windows. I have no desire to have a VNC desktop or tunnel X through ssh. When I am not logged in ...
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How to connect my Ubuntu server to VirtualBox Ubuntu guest installation

I have a server machine running Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS. I have installed exactly the same OS version on a VirtualBox guest running on Windows 8 guest machine. Both machines have internet connectivity. ...
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Remote login program and disconnect

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I'm trying to run a program in remote login, and then disconnect whereas the program is running. More specifically: I have a Matlab program which ends with the ...
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disable rsh on ubuntu server

I installed rsh-server in my system for test purposes, but now I want to disable it without removing its package. I don't know how I can check rsh status. I can not see it with: sudo service rshd ...
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Access my ubuntu terminal form other computer

I having a Ubuntu 14.04 system in my office. I want to access the Terminal of my office system from home itself. I have enabled SSH and its is working fin with the local network connection in office ...
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