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SSH connection - after some time I can't type anything

This keeps hapenning on which ever server I am connected to. I type: ssh user@server I log in, everything works for a couple of minutes. But after some time, possibly when I switch to other ...
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0answers
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SSH Colors Enabled, # Showing up in odd place

I enabled colors on my Debian server for SSH, without colors enabled i get this prompt root@server01:~# When i enable colors the colors are there but the # gets pushed way out as such ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to have multiple users on FreeDOS? For remote terminal use

Is there a way to support multiple users on FreeDos? I'm asking because I have an old application in clipper that runs on MS-DOS and I'd like to make it available over my LAN so that users could ...
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1answer
239 views

Terminate remote process when backgrounded ssh session is terminated

So right now I have a bash script that runs a command on a remote machine using ssh. The machine running the bash script is a Linux machine and the remote machine is a Windows machine running cygwin. ...
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1answer
69 views

Putty Terminal Locks randomly

I have an issue where my Putty Session will become unresponsive after a period of time. If I am tailing something, or waiting on a process that does not return data while executing, the terminal will ...
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2answers
250 views

Terminal output being cut off

I'm using ZSH as my shell and running a Debian 7 installation on a Linode box. When I ssh into this box and run any command where the output is larger than the window, the output that extends beyond ...
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2answers
44 views

Unable to SSH into Host [closed]

I am attempting to SSH into my host. I'm using Mac OSX. When in terminal I type: ssh user@hostname I get an immediate error message stating: connect to host xx.xx.xxx.xx port 22: connection ...
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4answers
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Setup web terminal access in case ssh crashes [closed]

I would like to setup my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server for a backdoor in case ssh crashes. I would simply connect to the server and restart ssh manually but this is not possible. Contacting the system ...
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2answers
230 views

Running one-off interactive programs remotely over SSH

I've got a series of production servers that I'd like to be able to run certain utilities on without having to SSH into the machine. Unfortunately, some of those programs (top and iotop I've tried so ...
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2answers
1k views

Remote SSH command via Java program

First of all my Linux knowledge is limited! I'm more a developer, who casually manages some servers :-) So, I'm operating on a farm of RHEL5/6 (mixed) servers and here is what I want to do: I have a ...
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0answers
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SSH session opening on pts/5, pts/[0-4] not being in use. How do I use pts/0?

Connecting to a remote system through SSH, I always end up being connected to the pts/5 pseudo-terminal. No other session than mine is running (checked with w and ps fax), and restarting the SSH ...
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2answers
242 views

Confusion over terminology SSH, Shell, Terminal, Command Prompt and Telnet

I don't usually use SSH if I can get away with it, but if I have to I do of course, and I've seemingly done this for years while still managing to remain slightly confused about these different terms ...
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5answers
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Running python app in the background on linux

Weird question here, but I'm playing with a python chat server/client combo on my Linux server. Currently, if I do this: $: cd /path/to/chat/server $: sudo python ChatServer_Listen.py This starts ...
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5answers
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Getting ;5D when hitting ctrl + arrow key in a Terminal on FreeBSD

On centos I can skip a word by hitting ctrl + arrow (left or right) in a terminal. When I ssh into a FreeBSD box and I try the same pattern I get: $ tail -f 20120412.log;5D;5D;5D (each try = ;5D) ...
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2answers
427 views

Record SSH / Terminal into video?

If someone access to the server via Putty (SSH) or terminal - I want to record everything what they can see on the screen and what they have typed into video.. What is the solution to this, is there ...
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1answer
106 views

Do Mac OS X servers have a security mechanism that blocks a user if they log in from two different IPs?

A trusted friend and I had ssh'ed into a Mac OS X Web Server (either snow leopard or lion) from two different locations. Then my password stopped working when trying to log in. I can safely rule out ...
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0answers
163 views

Text cursor loses placement (via SSH)

I've noticed (on more than a few Linux servers) while I'm editing a configuration file via SSH the text cursor loses it's place. The only way to regain its correct visual placement is by stretching ...
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1answer
465 views

How to access filenames with accents (show up as ?) on Apache server?

I manage a website that is based on directory listings (dessin.acswift.com). The website is in French, and many of the urls contain accents: /leçon 1 - identification & vocabulaire.html I ...
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1answer
526 views

Mac terminal login via SSH key without entering password.

I am trying to log into SSH using the terminal: ssh root@example.com -p54 -i ~/.ssh/ssh_key Custom port number 45. Chmod 600 ssh_key. I know that the SSH key works correctly because I can connect ...
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SSH garbling characters in vim/nano on remote server

... and it's driving me insane. Basically (this has been happening over the past couple months), I log into a few different CentOS servers (one Linode, another VPS, and a shared host to which I have ...
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3answers
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Why does TERM=xterm have to be set for my script to work correctly when remotely executed?

I'm attempting to automate the installation of a Debian server (debian 6.0 squeeze 64bit). Part of the installation requires the Sun JRE package to be installed. This package has a licence ...
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0answers
120 views

Is it possible to open terminals in a grid layout when using ClusterSSH?

I'm using the ClusterSSH tool (using the cssh command) to admin clusters of between 4 and 8 machines. By default, each terminal onto a cluster host is tiled, and opened to the right of the previous, ...
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4answers
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Is it possible to change value of $TERM when calling ssh?

On my local terminal, I have TERM=konsole-256color, but not all remote machine I connect to have this definition. Is it possible to make ssh change the TERM on remote machine? Without changing .bash* ...
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1answer
327 views

Escape sequence for the escape key

On an SSH terminal, there is a command that takes over the terminal window, and it says I can press escape to end it. My SSH terminal does not handle the escape key. What is the escape sequence ...
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1answer
367 views

Does Mac OS X Cache Private Keys for SSH?

I have SSH key-based authentication setup to connect to a remote server from my Macbook Air. The private key was originally stored in ~/.ssh/id_rsa, but I have since moved that file to a secure ...
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1answer
454 views

Good Terminal Manager for Windows 7 with Fullscreen mode

I need a good terminal manager for Windows with ssh support that will have a fullscreen terminal mode so that i can switch to fullscreen and see only the terminal content without any toolbars etc. ...
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2answers
286 views

Enabling alt-shortcuts in bash on EC2

I have no idea why, but on my EC2 instances which are running Ubuntu 10.04 the ALT key shortcuts are not working and instead question marks are showing instead. E.g. ALT+f for moving forward a word ...
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1answer
135 views

Some keys not working under screen in vim

When using vim under screen, some keys are not working. Namely, Pressing Alt-Left produces '3D' and Alt-Right produces '3C' Also, pressing Up/Down when scrolling list of files in Command-T plugin ...
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1answer
103 views

OS X 10.4 Server, adding an email user on the command line

I have an XServe running OS X 10.4 Server. Is it possible to add a new email user from a terminal (I only have SSH access normally)? Also, is it possible to add a new mail virtual host from the ...
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6answers
2k views

Ctrl + c is not working for certain applications on Linux

It is a really weird problem, but on new systems(Fedora, Ubuntu) ctrl+c has no effect for certain tools: if I execute yum list which runs for almost a minute I can't interrupt to run with ctrl+c ...
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5answers
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How to scroll back in screen within a ssh session from osx?

Ok, i do the following: Open Terminal.app Open a ssh session to a remote linux server Open a screen session on the server Start a program who breaks with many lines of error reporting... How can i ...
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2answers
174 views

Pasting into SSH fails every 512 characters

I've noticed in the past that when I paste into a terminal window connected over SSH that occasionally characters get dropped from the stream. Usually I ignore the issue and search/replace them ...
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3answers
2k views

Why do some ssh sessions offer autocomplete and some not?

Very newbie question! I'm sshing to two different servers, both part of the same Amazon AWS cluster. They're not run by me. On one ssh session, the terminal lets me autocomplete. On the other ...
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2answers
241 views

prevent process from terminating when closing termial

i am working on a Linux box (via ssh), which is currently completing a very time-consuming task. How can I go to sleep (close my local terminal windows) without interrupting the execution of that ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Terminal Width issues with Linux Screen

I'm having issues where when I'm in a regular SSH terminal, with $TERM set to xterm-256color, and the terminal width is very small (narrow) in Linux Screen. I'm running Arch Linux. When I'm in the ...
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2answers
753 views

Bash Script for SCP — SSH Keys

I'm working as a programmer at the moment, and as a result need to constantly upload my software to remote systems for testing. I have about 7 machines which need to receive copies of everything. At ...
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5answers
1k views

Allow access to Linux Console

Suppose one is running an SSH session into a GNU/Linux box of a client and he asks you to see "what you are doing". How can you allow this other party to see what's going on in your session?
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Changing terminal colors in Ubuntu Server

I'd like to change the colors. The lime green hilighting on pale blue colored file names is killing my eyes. I'm not sure if I'm using xterm or gnome or whatever, but I would like to change the ...
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4answers
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How can I automatically change terminal colors when I ssh a server?

I'm frequently logging into different servers from my os x terminal window. I'd like to assign a color scheme for different hosts so that my terminal windows are easier to tell apart. Can this be ...
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1answer
1k views

How to change size of remote ssh session in my terminal?

I use the "Terminal" app. for SSH'ing to my Ubuntu VPS. The problem I have is that the width/size of the remote terminal doesn't fill my Terminal app. window, only part. How can I make it fill the ...
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1answer
2k views

How to view a remote unicode file via ssh?

I have a unicode file that contains Chinese characters. I have a local and a remote copy of it. When I use less on the local file the characters are shown properly: 奥尔德林 However, when I ssh to the ...
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1answer
183 views

Is there a plugin of the OS X Terminal to display info about the current SSH session?

I would like my Terminal windows in OS X to display the security settings of any ssh tabs I have open, i.e. RSA/DSA, etc.
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4answers
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Free SSH Client for Nokia S60 (Nokia 5800) / Symbian

I want to ssh-login to linux servers from the road in emergencies. I have a Nokia 5800 phone which runs symbian. I downloaded this telnet/ssh client from Mochasoft ...
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2answers
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Is there a program that uses OSX's Terminal to help manage SSH connection parameters?

My difficulty: I connect to a variety of servers through SSH, sometimes more than 7. Currently I have doing this through OSX's Terminal with shell commands, which works pretty good, except for the ...
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1answer
1k views

SSH clients (putty/ZOC/xterm) no longer using tab completion not recognizing arrow keys?

All of a sudden, SSH clients to my web server don't recognize tab for file name completion, and rather insert a physical tab. Also, the arrow keys throw up garbage characters in terminals, rather than ...
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3answers
326 views

What do you do when a command floods your terminal with too much output?

I'm trying to solve a common annoyance: when SSH'd into remote servers I often do things that produce a lot more output than I'm expecting. For example, grepping a large log file with a pattern that ...
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4answers
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How can I launch a screen session with a command over ssh on a remote server from my desktop?

I want to be able to launch screen sessions on remote servers from a single ssh command on my desktop. However, screen seems to need a terminal, which is not available when running a command through ...