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when I try a scp transfer I get this error:

protocol error: bad mode

PD: I can establish a ssh connection.

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Does it make a difference if you do scp -1 or scp -2? –  Dennis Williamson Mar 12 '11 at 1:47

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the problem was a personalized welcome message of bash

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So what's the solution? If you can't change the welcome message, is there a way to still scp? –  Thucydides411 May 5 '14 at 16:26

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