Category Archives: ssh

Enable SSH (Secure Shell) in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

To get openssh server: sudo apt-get install openssh-server That’s it! Use your SSH clients to connect to your machine using the default port 22. If you wish to change the connection port, run the commands below to open the configuration file. … Continue reading

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Updating SSH known hosts fingerprints (WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!)

If you’ve previously connected to an ssh server on a machine and reformatted or fundamentally changed the OS in some way, the RSA host key will have changed, causing ssh to throw up an ugly error as exhibited here: @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Linux: Start / Stop / Restart OpenSSH ( SSH ) Server

  need to provide a remote access to my Ubuntu Linux server. How do I start / stop OR restart the ssh server under Ubuntu Linux operating system? You need to run a script called /etc/init.d/ssh to stop / start … Continue reading

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How to SSH on Ubuntu – A Simple Guide

Lots has been written about SSH on Linux machines, but all too often it is written in technical jargon that confuses what is actually a very simple and infinitely useful technology. Here is a idiots guide to getting started with … Continue reading

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