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

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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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Is there some SSH server for android-x86?

I am using Android ICS x86 build for debug purposes in VMware Workstation, but I can't find any ssh server, so how can I install ssh server on it? I've tried SSHDroid, Dropbear SSH and some others - ...
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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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SSH (and SFTP) server on Android discoverable through avahi/bonjour

I would like for my Android device (a Samsung Galaxy) to be discoverable through avahi/bonjour when it is connected to a WiFi network, and then to be able to access its filesystem via SSH (SFTP). For ...
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Set hostname for SSHelper

I currently use SSHelper to transfer my data to the Android 4.0 device. The app displays the IP address that is currently assigned. Since this IP address changes regularly, I'd like to use a hostname ...
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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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Is it possible to use an Android device as X11 server for a remote machine over SSH?

When my desktop computer is up, I can connect to it with my notebook, even over the internet (I've set up my router to forward SSH to my desktop computer). My desktop computer runs GNU/Linux (Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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How to SSH into Android from a different network?

I'm running SSHDroid on my unrooted android device. When my SSH client on ubuntu or windows are on same wifi network as the Android, I'm able to connect to it via SSH. But what I want to do is, ...
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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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How to return to the home screen with a terminal command?

Is there a terminal command to go to the home screen? I need to do this via ssh, so I cannot just push the "home" button, I need to send a command-line action..
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How to run an SFTP server on my CM9 RC2 Galaxy Nexus

I want to run an SFTP server on my GSM Galaxy Nexus (Cyanogenmod 9 RC2). I plan to connect to the Galaxy Nexus from a Kubuntu 12.04 PC via USB cable (not wireless). It is my understanding that ...
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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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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 is the most comfortable way to ssh and vim/latex/c++ on android?

I'm debating if i should get droid x. i'd like to use it for work, meaning latex and code in c++. I use vim. i know this is possible with connectbot. but possible doesn't mean i can substitute a ...
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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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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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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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Are there any command line SSH clients available for rooted Android phones?

I of course have ConnectBot, but I'm looking for something I can script. Edit: To clarify here, I'm not interested in running scripts from a terminal. What I want to do is run an SSH command in an ...
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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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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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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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In search of a Terminal App that works with SSH to AWS (EC2)

I have the itch to try and see how far down this path I can get for my own work. I've got a Galaxy Tab 10.1 and a Bluetooth keyboard. I created an AWS EC2 Micro Instance and I can SSH into it from my ...
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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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Is there some SSH server for android?

Is there an ssh server for Android (such as openssh for Ubuntu) that will allow me to access my device console via PuTTY?
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Mac's Android File Explorer and SSH are not in sync

I transfered some photos using the Android File Explorer application for Macs. However, I accidentally put them in the Music/ folder and Android File Explorer doesn't allow me to move files. So I ...
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Why is the SSH server not working on Android 4, are the ports being blocked?

I am having difficulty ssh'ing into my new Android 4 (Samsung Nexus) phone. I have installed various SSH Servers but in in all cases the ssh connection just hangs (i.e. I don't get as far as ...
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Installing openssh (not dropbear)?

Is there any easy way to install an openssh server on Android (Samsung Galaxy S2, rooted)? I already have a dropbear-based server installed, but am finding the performance very slow (particularly for ...
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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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RDP client that can use an SSH tunnel created by ConnectBot?

I want to reach my home PC with RDP but I want to do it in an SSH tunnel because of security reasons. Are there any RDP clients for Android that can be set to use the SSH tunnel created by ConnectBot? ...
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Command to install app from phone?

I'd like to SSH into my phone, download an APK, and install it remotely. Is there a command available on the phone that would allow me to do this? EG: wget localhost/file.apk android_install ...
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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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how to run a specific app's action via terminal?

I need to run my android app from a remote computer via SSH, but I'm not a command-line expert, so I would like to know: how to run a specific action of an app? (not just open it) Which implies: how ...
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How do I fix pwd (print working directory) on Cyanogenmod 7?

I recently started using Cyanogenmod and I noticed some odd behavior in the shell for certain commands. The command works as expected in the Terminal app directly on the phone, but strange things ...
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How to start SSH Server in my Android?

I am trying to login to Android Eee pad transformer from my other linux box using SSH. This are the step i followed and failed. So asking here for the correct answer. 1) Go to Android market and ...
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scp and rsync to transfer data from Linux to Android

I'd like to be able to push PDF files onto a phone/tablet with a Bash script. Is it possible to transfer data using scp (or even rsync) from a Linux computer to an Android phone over wireless? Could ...
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Run connectbot as root? [duplicate]

I'd like to do reverse ssh tunneling with my phone. Anyone know how I can run connectbot as root so that it can bind to port 22 ?
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How can I securely store my private key I use for logging into my home PC

I've been told that the SD card is a terrible place to store secure data because any app can read it. How else can my phone store my private key I use to log into my home PC ssh server?