Secure Shell (SSH) is a network protocol for secure remote shell services and command execution.

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SSH server that can be configured to only allow connections over wifi hotspot interface

I shelled out for SSHDroid Pro and am quite disappointed that it can't be configured to allow connections over the Wifi Hotspot interface without also allowing connections from the mobile data ...
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Installing GCC For Free?

I have a rooted android device I want to use as a toy server. I need to install GCC, so I can ssh in and compile other software. How do I install GCC and whatever libs/headers I need to compile ...
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Secure ADB connection over network

I am using Geniatech ATV Android Set Top Boxes running android 4.2.2 for a current project. I might put some of those devices in public places like shopping centers. These boxes are connected to the ...
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Remote support options

I am looking for viable options for remote support on some 7 inch "Chinese" tablets. The tablets have a custom application installed that replaces the home launcher. I need to be able to easily ...
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Connectbot post-login automation commands not working on Win 7 system

Also tried VX-Connectbot. Post login commands don't work on a Win7 system. Is this a known issue? If yes, are there any workarounds? Is there any other FREE ssh client that has this facility- run ...
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Different $PATH when logged in over ssh and from the terminal emlator

I wanted to be able to SSH from the terminal, so I added /data/data/berserker.android.apps.sshdroid/dropbear to my $PATH. Now, over SSH my $PATH looks like ...
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Can't connect to servers via ConnectBot and ssh with password

Can't connect ot SSH server via Connectbot. On all attemps, after typing password I get answer 'unsuccessful attempt of "password" authorization' (translation). SSH Client connects good. And ...
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Write permission on certain paths, like the SD card (extSdCard)

In an attempt to transfer a file from a remote server to an Android device I ran into permission problems. It turns out that I do not have a write permission at the location of the SD card ...
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Setup VPN access through SSH

I have a Samsung S4 with last kitkat update. I would like to set it up so that I can access my University services. For that, when I use my laptop, I just set up a ssh tunnel like: ssh -D 8081 -f -C ...
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How to gain access to Android GUI having only remote root access to console?

I have remote root SSH access to my Android device, i.e. can upload and start programs there. How to get GUI access, i.e. view the screen and press buttons there remotely. For X11, x11vnc can be ...
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How can I create a key par for sgit?

I'm trying to use sgit to connect to a remote repository. It has a screen to "Manage Private Keys," but it doesn't seem to include a key generator. Instead, it lets you browse the file system, so ...
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How to shutdown android via ssh command?

Is there any toolbox or app that will support issuing shutdown command via ssh to a rooted android smartphone?
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How to connect to multiple hosts through SSH, with the “same ip”, with “Better Terminal Emulator Pro”?

I'm trying to set up SSH connections to my home network. The application I'm using is Better Terminal Emulator Pro. But it only allows me to connect to one host with the same IP address(the external ...
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How can I set the correct SELinux / SEAndroid policy for an App?

I am using the free SSHelper SSH server on my phone to get SSH access. However, the application is not behaving correctly under SELinux when set to Enforcing mode, but seem to be OK when using ...
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ssh: No controlling tty: open /dev/tty: No such device or address

When connecting from PC/Cygwin via SSH (over WiFi) to phone, I am always greeted with the following macabre message: $ ssh -T root@192.168.1.100 -p 50000 Authenticated with partial success. ...
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SSH login disconnect with Operation not permitted [preauth]

I have SSH server running on an Android phone under GNURoot app with image file for wheezy. The sshd -d on the phone says: Server listening on port 2233 and after I try to login the connection ...
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How can I get root access to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 through ssh

I can't get root access to my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 through ssh, it's the same with mounting /system and /root r/w with some apps, they say it's done, but it's not. ~$ ssh root@192.168.1.79 SSHDroid ...
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How to connect to a Windows PC through SSH from an Android phone?

I have connectbot in my Android Phone (GT-N7000).And how to access a PC through that app ?. I tried to use putty to establish ssh in my PC but it didn't work well. Can anyone give my a solution for ...
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Execute “am” through OpenSSH (root)

I'm trying to show a notification triggered from my PC through ssh. My Solution uses Tasker (with external access enabled) to display the notification and running am broadcast -a ...
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Send files from Linux to Android via ssh

I want to send some specific files from my linux PC to my android device. I'd like to send it automatically using terminal commands, so there will be no drag and drop files. I don't know what is the ...
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Multicast dns registers hostname based on IP address

I would like to use avahi/zeroconf to do ssh logins to devices which are connected to the local network by wifi. Since I do not have control over the wifi routers I cannot assign fixed IP-addresses to ...
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Can I use my cell phone's internet connection as a VPN?

I'm still learning about VPNs so forgive me if this sounds horribly mistaken, but if I understand it correctly a VPN is an encrypted internet connection between two computers that can also be used as ...
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How do the Android X11 App differ?

How do the Android X11 Apps differ? XServer XSDL appears pretty polished and mature. I suspect the X Server app has been around longer, ranks higher on google. Are there any glaring problems with ...
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Synchronising files over SSH

I have an SSH server providing access to my files at home, secured by a private key. I'd like to be able to synchronise those files with my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Note, running Cyanogenmod 11 ...
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How can I determine the hostname of another machine on the local network?

I am trying to set up an Android SSH client to connect to another machine on my local network. I can connect if I use the IP address, but the IP address can change. How can I determine the hostname ...
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get back root with custom rom

Not long ago I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5800) with Kyrillos' rom v10.6 It appears to use CyanogenMod 7.3.0-RC3 Android 2.3.7 Some apps I often need to use, like SSHDroid, Terminal and ...
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Over cellular, get shell on USB-connected PC?

Suppose I have a PC (running Linux). That PC isn't on any network, and it's in some faraway place (but with cell service), and I need to support it. Rather than send a support person, I'd like to ...
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Trigger sync of calendar/addressbook remotely

I would like to trigger the synchronization of calender and address book on the command line (using an adb command or a script). The background is that I have set up my own caldav and carddav server ...
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Free (libre) SSHD for Android?

How can I install a sshd server (with scp support) on Android without relying on Google Play Store for my safety? Rooting the device or compiling the application is not a problem, but so far I'm ...
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Exotic key combos (e.g. for emacs) with bluetooth keyboard

I recently bought a bluetooth keyboard (logitech, not sure of the exact model) for my Nexus 10 (on Android 4.3). It works nicely for everything except for some unusual key combos used in Emacs, such ...
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ConnectBot and Byobu

I use ConnectBot sometimes to connect to my ubuntu machine, and that works fine, however it just comes up with a standard shell, not my byobu screens that I get when I connect to it using another ...
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Modifying CyanogenMod OpenSSH user folder

I tried using ssh-keygen in CyanogenMod 11, which uses openSSH. The default folder where ssh-keygen tries to store the key is set to /data/.ssh/ which is owned by root. I know that I could store the ...
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Mount /sdcard with Linux

I have two Android 4.x devices, one 4.0.2 and another 4.4.2. On both, I have installed SSHelper to push data to and from the device using rsync. It worked, but the new environment does not even have a ...
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What's the impact of changing root's $HOME env variable?

I'm using rsync in my application for rooted devices with passwordless authentication with credentials. When the linux command runs I get read-only filesystem as it is trying to write the known_hosts ...
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Need help restricting Android tablet to SSH/VPN access only

I want to set my Mum's new tablet so that it can only access the Internet via the SSH server running on her Buffalo router (with Tomato firmware). I've got the server working and accessible remotely ...
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SSH tunnel with two hops

I would like to build an ssh tunnel from my android device (call it A) on port MMM to a machine C on port NNN. HOWEVER, A and C are not directly connected. They are only connected through machine B ...
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Android (S2) can't connect to Raspberry by SSH

I cant connect to my Raspberry using SSH. With my Windows/Linux-PC it works normally. I tried to connect to it with the Android Shell and an SSH-App. With both I get the message "No route to host".
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Cannot add host to “known_hosts” in Android

I'm connecting from my Android handset to my NAS, using SSH. The private key was generated on my PC and then placed in the sd card folder of the phone. So I'm using the identity flag to tell ssh where ...
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How do I connect to an IRC server behind NAT using Android phone?

I use a private IRC server that is behind a NAT. Currently, I SSH into a server with a public address and use a command line IRC client in a tmux session to connect to the private server. Is there a ...
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Android keyboard and remapping the CTRL key

I have an Samsung Galaxy 10.1 running Android version 4.1.2. I am using ssh to remotely connect to my main machine which runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Once I am connected I do all my work in emacs 24.3. I ...
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SSH Tunneling with Android; Not working;

I have a rooted Galaxy S4. I'm trying to establish an SSH tunnel so I can access mysql from my phone. I've tried using multiple SSH apps to tunnel but I can never get any of my tunnels to work. I ...
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Connected via SSH Tunnel, but IP address stays the same

I have installed SSH Tunnel on my phone, and can connect to an ssh account I created on my server. The server runs debian 7, hosted elsewhere, with openssh-server installed. I created a special user ...
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How can I see the fingerprint of my adbkey?

You should know that Android 4.2.2 (or just before) introduced RSA key checking for adb access. – The device asks now if you want to allow access. To avoid asking every time, the computer presents an ...
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Automatic system-wide proxy

When I'm on a public network that I don't trust, I use a combination of ConnectBot and ProxyDroid (with "Global Proxy" enabled) to tunnel my phone's traffic through a trusted server that I control. ...
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DropBear dropping connections

I've got DropBear II installed on my android and my public key uploaded. But when I connect with my key, it closes the connection right away: jlaptop:home jim$ ssh 192.168.1.14 -i android.key Welcome ...
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SSH server on Android Emulator

Is it possible to start SSH server on Android emulator? What is the app name? I've tried a few apps but neither of them could run on Emulator.
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Install SSH Server or other terminal viewer for HTC X one

I'm trying to set a SSH server in order to execute and download and upload files into my HTC One X. I tried Dropbear. and Dropbear 2 but they both failed. Can I do it without rooting my htc? Guy
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SSH to Mac using Android Phone

I am trying to SSH into my Macbook Pro (10.6.8) using my Android phone. It is a SGH-T989 running the latest stable Cyanogenmod 10 (4.1.2). I have enabled remote login on my Mac and confirmed I can ...
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SSH server when phone is sleeping: possible?

I an running the Dropbear SSH server on CyanogenMod 7.2. Is there any way to setup my phone so that I can connect to it over wifi even when it is in sleep mode? I don't mind if there is a small hit ...
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ssh over wifi vs broadband weirdness

I have a really weird issue with connecting to an outside host from my android device (2.3.6) using ssh. I have no problem with connectbot actually, but when working on a terminal the weirdness kicks ...