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how to install putty on ubuntu/Windows and connection thru ssh

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how to install putty on ubuntu/Windows and connection thru ssh
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by:Sikhumbuzo Ntsada
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In Windows you can just download the putty application no need to install.

In ubuntu, as root run: apt-get install putty /
sudo apt-get install putty "if non root"
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by:parparov
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On any unix/linux you don't usually need ubuntu, because unix's terminals already ssh terminal capacities, and ssh application is also included by default.
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by:dvcphp
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Is it required to install putty on ubuntu or can I just type the command ssh on sheel ssh (url)?
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by:dvcphp
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@master : I am working on Ubuntu installed on my Windows7.I am working remotely.So in can  Ubuntu,ssh myUrl  be done and no need to install Putty?
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by:parparov
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you can use ssh straight in ubuntu terminal.
You can configure certain preset settings in ~/.ssh/config as well.
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by:dvcphp
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@parparov: ssh straight in the terminal,then I will be connected remotely to other computer?
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by:parparov
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yes
$ ssh your.target.address

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by:dvcphp
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Thanks will try and let you know .One more thing,can I install editplus on ubuntu?
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by:dvcphp
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When I tried ssh $ ssh your.target.address,
It says authenticity of the host denied.
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by:parparov
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What is the address of the host you're trying to connect?
Can you paste what you see in your ubuntu terminal?
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by:dvcphp
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Now it says "permission denied.please try again.
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by:dvcphp
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Its asking for password and when I enter password it says "permission denied,please try again"
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by:parparov
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Either the password you type is incorrect (it is case-sensitive!), or you do not have login on the target server, or password logins on that server were disabled.

You must contact the admin of the remote host to see why the login is failing.
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by:dvcphp
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I am checking that with the admin.Thanks parparov.
One more thing ,Can I install edit plus on ubuntu? please let me know.Thanks.
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by:parparov
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No, editplus is a windows software. You can install wine and then run it under wine; alternative editors are available on UNIX: gedit, nedit, bluefish and so on.
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by:dvcphp
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Parparov ,I am now successfully logged in to the remote server and now I need to change the password.Please tell me how to change it.

Many Thanks.
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by:parparov
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If it is a standard linux server on the remote, you achieve it by typing
passwd

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at the remote prompt
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by:dvcphp
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ok,Now I want to change the password but looks like the command line is not talking any commands.Its just blinking and whatever I am typing is not showing up.

Just before asking this question,I did nano test.php and wrote the program.I also run it and it qas successful.Now when I went back to the terminal to change the password it it just blinking and not doing anything.Please help.
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by:dvcphp
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I got it done thanks.
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by:parparov
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Would you mind closing the question, then?
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by:dvcphp
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Thank you so much.
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You're welcome. Now, please, close the question and award the points. :)
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