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sude gedit Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

I have a VPS on which I am attempting to install pure-FTPd via a root SSH account on a remote machine. I have already installed gedit and have gotten to the stage where I need to edit a config using ...
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Cant access into ubuntu server using putty in virtualbox

I have ubuntu server installed in virtualbox and the host os is windows 7.I need to access into that ubuntu server using putty.Now the way to access via putty is to, have two adapter in virtual box ...
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Teamviewer - Find out ID of remote machine

I'm connected to a Ubuntu 13.04 Raring ringtail Server, I'm setting up. I've just installed Teamviewer on it (Through SSH), started daemon, and it's running fine. However, I'd like to know if there ...
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Can't sudo when logged in with ssh

I set up a ubuntu machine on my local server. I've got a user with sudo privileges (same password as for login). I've got passwordless ssh going by putting my rsa public key on the ubuntu machine. So ...
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ssh-agent on ubuntu rapidly restarts

I am attempting to use ssh-agent on Ubuntu 13.10 so that I will not have to enter my passphrase to unlock a key every time I want to use ssh or git. As you can see below, ssh-agent appears to be ...
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verify public key on Ubuntu

How can I verify if a ssh public key is successfully installed on a Ubuntu server? I'm trying to unable continuos deployment and to do so I need to install the public key I got from codeship on the ...
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Issues connection to Ubuntu via PuTTy

I'm not sure this is the appropriate stack exchange site to post this question on. If not, please flag this for migration. I am trying to use PuTTy ssh into my ubuntu machine which is wirelessly ...
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Restrict SSH access for one user of accessing machine

I have two virtual machines VM1(Ubuntu) & VM2(Debian). VM1 has a single user "admin" & VM2 has two users "test1" & "test2". What I want is that only test1 was able to access VM1 through ...
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Can't remote SSH into computer (Ubuntu 13.10 / Netgear WNR2000)

I've set up SSH on a Ubuntu machine in my office and it works fine on the local network, accessing via the local IP address (192.168.1.19) on ports 22 and 20022. I tried to set up port forwarding in ...
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Unable to execute command or shell on remote system: Failed to Execute process

On my Ubuntu virtual machine, I run: ssh windowsxp@10.0.0.2 'dir' When I tape the password, I get this error: Unable to execute command or shell on remote system: Failed to Execute process. Why ...
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How to allow ssh access to a folder of another user

Let's say I have a user 'user1'. This user has a special directory which can be accessed by another user ('user2'): /home/user1/directory How can I allow ssh/sftp access for user2 only to this ...
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passphrase for rsa key required only in text mode

I have a problem which has been torturing me. As far as I booted Ubuntu to the GUI, it never asked for the passphrase of my RSA key. Lately, I switched to text mode and now, each time, after log in, ...
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Network Ubuntu Server - Ubuntu Client

I'm new about Ubuntu server and Linux networks. I want to use Ubuntu Server for sharing folders, but especially to work in a team to develop software. If possible I would like that client can ...
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How do I disable SSH on boot?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 server. Each time, after logging in, I am asked for the SSH passphrase. I would like to disable SSH on boot, just to use it when I actually need and I have tried different ...
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SSH behind a NAT enabled router errors

I have a Netgear router and I installed OpenSSH. When I try: ssh deadman@192.168.0.4 My ssh works fine and I am able to enter to the ssh terminal, but when I try it with a remote terminal like: ...
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How do I ssh-add a protected key to ssh-agent for my Jenkins CI instances?

I manage a Jenkins CI server running on Ubuntu 14.04 with a few requirements: Jobs make use of public/private key authentication for security, so an identity must have been added to ssh-agent prior ...
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sequential SSH command execution not working in Ubuntu/Bash

My requirement is I will have a set of commands that needs to be executed in a text file. My Shell script has to read each command, execute and store the results in a separate file. Here is the ...
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107 views

ssh over VPN to ubuntu server

I have remote server(ubuntu server). I access remote server by ssh as ssh root@IP_OF_SERVER, then I have setup a webapp running in server and access it by IP_OF_SERVER:80. Every thing is working fine. ...
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Need to reset OS X terminal AFTER logging out of Ubuntu (ssh + zsh)

I have a problem I cannot understand, and cannot debug for the life of me. I run Mac OS X 10.9.2 (latest) and use Terminal.app and zsh as my shell. A server I work remotely on runs Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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Run Python program to use all available memory in a LAN cluster

I have access to 20 LAN connected computers each running Ubuntu 12.04 lts(SSH installed and password less authentication enabled). Each of the computer has 2 GB RAM. I am running a python program that ...
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Ubuntu “connect to server” dialogue and private keys

Ubuntu has a "connect to server" dialogue option selectable from the desktop menu. However, for SSH it only seems to allow a username/password login. Is it possible to use a username/private key ...
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mysql, ssh, rsync, git hang with dns name but not IP address on Ubuntu 12.04

Certain network based programs recently (problem did not exist a couple of weeks ago) started hanging for me. Some that I've experienced the problem with are mysql, ssh, rsync, and git. My first ...
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SSH - Software caused connection abort for single login

I'll give a full background here, not sure how relevant some of it will be but it can't hurt... So I had a VM running ubuntu server 13.10 that I recently upgraded 14.04 LTS. After the upgrade, it ...
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Deleting Files from Secondary BTSync Client Files remain in Ubuntu VPS but invisible

I installed BTSync on my VPS which is running Ubuntu 13.10. I set up a drop folder where I would transfer my files & that would sync to my home PC. I would then delete things on my home PC (not ...
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VNC over SSH tunnel between Ubuntu Desktops 12.04 ¿All three 22, 5900 and 6000 ports open?

Ok, finally I got VNC over SSH tunnel working on LAN, but the objective is to use it on Internet, so I'm a little worried about the open ports the server has. Scanning the ports, I can see these ports ...
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1answer
63 views

New SSH user with access to a specific directory

I created a fresh LAMP stack droplet (Ubuntu 12.04) in Digital Ocean service. Now I have to provide my co-worker with access to server web directory (/var/www) via SSH/SFTP. How could it be done right ...
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which unix or linux command is used to change root password of remote machine(Just an IP address) without using SSH Login

which unix or linux command is used to change root password of remote machine(Just an IP address)? Suppose I just have an IP address of the target machine which is on my network, But I do not know ...
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Permanent open GUI session on remote computer (Ubuntu Server 12.04)

I'm looking for this (using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and Ubuntu Server 12.04): I need 1 machine (A) with an nonstop open session, because it has several programs which I need to be running constantly. I ...
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How to do a bidirectional SSH connection on localhost?

I need to use a bidirectional SSH connection on localhost. I have a user called barman and other called postgres. As barman user, I created a RSA key, and copied its public key to the file ...
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SSH X11 forwarding - Just partially working

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 / Client: Ubuntu 12.10 I have a strange phenomenon when using SSH with X11 forwarding: If I directly call for example xclock with this command then it works and xclock shows up ...
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Remotely Access Developer Desktop Located At Home [closed]

I'm looking for a way to remotely use desktop computer located at home from a laptop from any location over Internet. The Setup: Windows with VirtualBox running several virtual machines (Linux for ...
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1answer
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SSH asks password when invoke it in script

I have one master and four slave computers. I generated rsa public/private key on master PC. Then I copied publickey (id_rsa.pub) to slave machines as authorized_keys. It doesn't ask password when I ...
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What does “System Load” represent when SSH into an ubuntu server?

When I SSH into my ubuntu server the following message is displayed: System load: 12.44 Processes: 131 Usage of /: 13.5% of 58.93GB Users logged in: 1 Memory ...
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Remote SSH to VirtualBox instance

I have an Ubuntu 13.10 instance running on a remote VirtualBox that I need to maintain for someone. I'm trying to figure out how I can SSH into this instance. Ubuntu has OpenSSH installed, but so far ...
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Live CD: Script doens't work correctly after login

I have a PXE/NFS Server (192.168.1.10), a client PC and a diskless PC. I installed base ubuntu 12.04 to client PC. I wrote this script (update.sh) to work after login to client PC. ...
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Not able to ssh from outside to home ubuntu server

I have netgear router. Initially I had forwarded all tcp ports to internal server 192.168.0.100 centos I was able to ssh into that using my ssh user@publicip. now I have installed Ubuntu trusty with ...
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SSH commands fail despite visudo ALL permissions

Setting up a rails server (Ubuntu 12.10) on DigitalOcean and I want a non-root user to run some deployment commands with root access by prefixing sudo to the command and entering a password. I thought ...
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expect command in ubuntu

I've searched all over SuperUser, but couldn't get the solution. Here is a script that am using for ssh using expect. I'm using ubuntu and I've installed expect using aptitude install expect. ...
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Distinguishing between users connecting via ssh

My colleague and i both ssh onto our work's ubuntu server, as the same "deploy" user, using key login. In our rails app console we have software which records who made changes, but it can't ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 user management

I want to create a user, say 'leon', I can create leon as a user with the 'adduser leon' command, I can give leon admin privleges by adding him to the root group with visudo. How do I then allow leon ...
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How to run a VirtualBox VM on Windows through SSH

I have an Ubuntu server virtual machine on my Windows box, I am able to run VirtualBox on my Windows machine without problems, and then I can SSH into the newly created server. However what I am ...
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SSH Key for another user?

I've created a user called "user". I want this user to be able to login to ssh using an SSH Key. I have done the following: created a folder called .ssh inside /home/user and chmoded it to 700 ...
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1answer
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OpenSSH ~/.ssh/config host-specific overrides not working

I've tried setting up my ~/.ssh/config file with the help of this guide. However, the host-specific User override has no effect and ssh tries to connect using the global username instead of the ...
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rsync over ssh but block changes to authorized_keys file on remote computer

OK I finally got rsync over ssh setup with authorized keys. Since I don't want my users browsing the filesystem, I have modified the authorized_keys file to run an rsync script. That way they can't do ...
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Startx: Could not load modules.dep.bin

I am helping a friend setup an ubuntu server, but since he is not familiar with terminal, I am installing a Desktop. The Ubuntu version is Ubuntu 13.10 Server edition. What I did was: sudo apt-get ...
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getting ssh access to an ubuntu server behind a vm

I have a set up running a windows 2008 server which hosts several virtual machines with their own IP addresses. Previously I was using nginx to proxy http requests to the correct virtual machine, for ...
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Tab Completion Broken on SCP with OpenSSH 1:6.2p2-6ubuntu0.1

Here is my scenario: I want to transfer ~/foo.txt to a server aoneill@bar. I start typing in my command line: aoneill@aoneill-Laptop:~$ scp fo At this point I hit <tab> to complete the file ...
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cant ssh to remote machine after run “chmod 777 . ” in the root directory

I have a remote machine with a single and root user - stg I connect to this machine using ssh stg@staging and run: sudo chmod 777 . i logout and cant connect any more: Permission denied ...
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Enable ssh on a linux via filesystem

I have a linux image (Ubuntu) on an SD card for an embedded device. It boots and gets assigned an IP. However the ssh server seems to be disabled. I don't have a serial connection so I need to use ...
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Provide access to another user on EC2 instance.

A friend of mine, wants me to access his ec2 instance. He does not want to share his secret file. I advised him to put my public ssh keys, in the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys of his ec2 instance. If ...