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scp exec request failed on channel 0

I am trying to scp files from one computer to another however I get a "exec request failed on channel 0". When I use ssh however, I can get to the machine with no problems. I am using the scp function ...
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SSHFS graceful degradation instead of freeze when connection is lost. Is it possible?

A third-party program will write files to a SSHFS mounted dir. If the internet connection is lost, the third-party program will likely crash (badly), because all programs trying to access such an ...
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VPS compromised? Configured wrong?

I've been renting a VPS for half a year now (educational purposes) and I've been trying to learn as much as possible about keeping it secure. Recently, it was compromised and I suspect that it has ...
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Can't open an SSH session because of OpenSSL version mismatch

I just ran apt-get upgrade, and according to /var/log/apt/history.log, openssl has been updated to version 1.0.1e-2+rvt+deb7u7. Now I have one SSH session still open, but I can't open another one. I ...
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FreeSSHd + WinSCP: “Server refused public-key signature despite accepting key!”

I'm trying to gain access to my Windows 2008 R2 server via SSH. I have a Remote Desktop connection, but I need to upload my files to the server. For SSH servers on the Windows server, I've tried ...
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Ssh X11 forwarding messes up with default shell

I have a bash specific code in my bash profile: $ cat ~/.bash_profile #!/usr/bin/env bash echo "SHELL: $SHELL" function printfiles() { while IFS='' read -r _file || [[ -n "$_file" ]]; do echo ...
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SSH can't read a key from custom authorized_keys file because of a comma

I inherited some code; among other things, there is a custom authorized_keys file with X.509 keys in a format like this one: x509v3-sign-rsa subject:O=GrandsChocolatiers Ltd.,OU=Management,OU=Top ...
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SSH hangs (on Raspberry Pi B)

I'm having trouble connecting to my Pi B via SSH. After entering the password, the shell simply hangs - no error message, no prompt on the pi. Can't kill ssh with Ctrl+C either. Pinging the pi works,...
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GPG agent over SSH (with vagrant)

I'm using vagrant for building and signing my debian/ubuntu packages but I'd prefer to not have have to copy my GPG keys into the virtual machine just to sign packages. It just feels insecure. Is ...
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git clone extremely slow using ssh

Originally I could do git clone using ssh at an acceptable speed. However my ubuntu crashed, so I reinstalled using the newest version 13.04. After I re-installed all I try to do git clone using ssh ...
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Ubuntu SSHFS doesn't sync

I am trying to set up a Ubuntu-machine for web development, and thought i'd start working with SSHFS instead of the annoying FTP-protocol. I installed SSHFS through apt-get. I've created a folder in ...
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Does a Windows 7 system volume encryption tool exist that allows remote unlocking via ssh during boot phase?

Does a tool/method exist which allows encrypting a Windows 7 system volume while providing the possibility to remotely unlock it via ssh during the boot phase? Is it even possible with Windows 7 (I ...
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How to maintain ssh-agent login session with Windows 10's new OpenSSH and PowerShell

On my Ubuntu machine, I simply use Keychain to maintain a single ssh-agent which stays logged in. I'd like something similar to that on Windows now that OpenSSH is natively included. I was using Git ...
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“ssh -X” doesn't open matplotlib figures

Often times, I ssh into another computer to do python work. While I'm coding, I like to have an ipython shell open for quick testing. For some reason, I cannot get matplotlib to open figures. Here is ...
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Unable to ssh into my linux machine behind a router from outside the network

We are about to deploy some of the gateway devices (Raspberrypi) in the field. Although we are trying to make them so robust that we should not be required to remotely access them but as this is one ...

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