I wish to SSH from my Android Tablet (probably with SSH client Connect Bot) to my Ubuntu machine, which runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This is what I have done so far:
- Installed openssh-server on my Ubuntu machine.
Verified that my
From the Ubuntu documentation under SSH Keys from the server we can give access to a remote machine by following the instructions which will give the remote machine the public key.
This is done by the command:
Since I wish to connect to my Ubuntu machine remotely through my tablet I need to know the identity/address of my tablet which is referred to as
username@remotehost in the documentation. This leads to the following question:
Question1: What is the value of:
username@remotehost for my Android tablet? Please give example values and comment on whether these values can change?
Suppose, I sufficiently completed the previous step. Then from my tablet I should be able to open the connect bot application and connect to my Ubuntu machine. When I open connect bot I get a prompt like the following:
username@hostname:port, which would allow me to connect to another machine with that identity. This leads to the following question:
Question2: What is the value of
username@hostname:port for my Ubuntu Machine? Please give example values and comment on whether these values can change?
I believe the information I have presented is clear, accurate and sufficient in answering my questions. However, as I do not have any experience with networking perhaps I have not included enough information. Please let me know if you need more information and thanks in advance for all the help!