Questions tagged [ssh]

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

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SSH Tunnel through Android device

My friend has a little trouble getting around his new Linux system. I'm fairly knowledgeable in that topic so I want to SSH into his machine to take a look for myself. Problem is he lives in a ...
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Can I install GNU/Linux in text mode on android?

I want to use my old smartphone (Moto 3G) like Rassbery Pi to make some low level things with just terminal. I want to install GNU/Linux in text mode, get access to it with SSH, get connection to ...
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SD writing capable SSH server for Android Marshmallow (6.0.1)

Is there any SSH Server for android (similar to SSHelper or SSH Droid) that will allow me to write to the (external) SD card without having to root my tablet? Whenever I search for this kind problem, ...
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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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Using a VPS as a proxy

I am trying to use my VPS running Cent OS as a proxy via SSH from my Galaxy S3 running Cyanogen Mod 9. I can connect to my VPS using ConnectBot. In this program I sett the Port Forward to: Type: ...
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Read GPS location from command line via SSH

I am wondering if there's a way to read the current GPS coordinates via SSH using SSHelper as SSH server. I came accross some similar threads: How to detect GPS status through adb shell? A way to ...
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How to find UID of an app installed on Android and use it as a shell user?

I am trying to find a way to determine the user name of the current shell user from within a shell / terminal on an Android device. The Android environment that I have in /system/bin and /system/xbin ...
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SSHDroid cannot write sd card

The title says it all. Running android 7.1 not rooted device, I am running sshDroid on android device, ssh into it from my laptop. When I ssh into the device and check the permissions for the SD ...
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Can I use ADB wirelessly on an unrooted phone via SSH without a USB connection?

My phone, an LG V10, is unrooted, something that I intend to fix. However, I appear to have a catch-22 ... To put simply, it has a broken USB port, ergo the common recommendation of using USB ...
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Unable to connect to SSH server via Tor

I'm attempting to connect to my SSH server via Tor on my rooted Android. I couldn't find an SSH client for Android that supports the use of a SOCKS proxy, so I tried to use transparent proxying with ...
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Error `ssh not found` in terminal Android

I'm trying to use ssh in the app Terminal Emulator in Android, but it gives me the error /system/bin/sh: ssh: not found. This is strange to me, since I also use ssh in the apps AndFTP and SSH Server ...
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Why I cannot SSH as root into my android?

I set an public key auth SSH server in my rooted Note 4 through Dropbear (Terminal IDE). I am being able to log in as any user, except root. I get: [2085] Jan 31 20:05:21 exit after auth (root): ...
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Is root ownership inherited in shell scripts? (rsync via ssh permission denied)

I am running Android Revolution HD 52.0 custom ROM (Android 4.3) with Koush's superuser 1.0.3.0 on a Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. In the hope of using some native shell applications on my phone for ...
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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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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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How to stream an encrypted backup of the entire device as one file to ftp?

I have an android device that has no free space and no sd-card that I can replace (thanks to oneplus policy). I also have no free space on PC to accomodate the backup so I wanted to upload it to the ...
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SimpleSSHD - create reusable user/password?

I have downloaded SimpleSSHD (aka Dropbear) to access my Android via SSH. I am able to do so with the one-time password, but I'm trying to write a Python script that can access the phone. Is there a ...
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How can I list the contents of my sd card over ssh

I try to list the contents of my sdcard using kdeconnect. As I understand it, this is done using an ssh connection (sshfs). When I try to list the contents of the sd card on my computer, e.g. ls /run/...
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Forward port over key-secured ssh connection

I run a personal web service on my desktop. On my laptop I use ssh -L to open a connection to it like so: ssh -L <port>:<remote host>:<port> That works just fine for Mac and Linux. ...
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Manage display refresh rate/ resolution of a ROM via ssh?

Probably a silly question.. but I have root ssh access to an android TV stick running openelec (on an sd card). Long story short i am trying to figure out where the refresh rate/resolution settings ...
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Can't show the content of /sdcard of my Android phone from Ubuntu's Nautilus or FileZilla via sftp

I set up a ssh server on Android using SSH Server by Ice Code App. Settings of ssh server: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ZlbzJ.jpg http://i.stack.imgur.com/b1X4i.jpg http://i.stack.imgur.com/CgT4d.jpg ...
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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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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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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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Better Terminal Emulator Pro and dns/nslookup resolution

I just recently purchased "Better Terminal Emulator Pro" on the Google Play Store. It works well for everything so far, except when I try to do something like ping google.com or use a hostname for ...
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ssh via my mobile phone

I need a mobile client which I can run the command given in this answer easily on it and also the port forwarding works on my mobile correctly without any need of being root. The command is: ssh -D ...
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How can I know the hostname of an Android phone for use in SSH connection?

When setting up public key authentication on SimpleSSHD server on my Android phone, by http://www.galexander.org/software/simplesshd/ Quick start Install SimpleSSHD. On any computer which ...
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Android SSH with AWS and JuiceSSH

I am trying to use JuiceSSH to connect to my Amazon instance with Ubuntu and I am unable to skip the request for password, documentation says I should be using -i in the ssh command but I don't see ...
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rooted device: how to run SSH server persistent even on reboot

I (linux user but not an expert) just moved from iOS to android, my device is rooted (Samsung s9) and I want a ssh server running all the time on my android device (I prefer openssh over dropbear) ...
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I still get permission denied (pubkey, password) after I disabled PubkeyAuthentication and having restarted my nethunter phone

I'm trying to setup my nethunter phone to use its ssh server. However, no matter how hard (not smart) I try, I get the permission denied (publickey, password) error. On my phone-server, my sshd_config ...
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Problem with SFTP after converting from sh to bash at login

After SSHing into the android box (SSHDroid app provides the host) I followed psyincerise's answer (the last one listed) at How to set bash as default shell?. It let me directly log into bash but it ...
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Remote Connection to Phone's File System

I have been researching how it is possible to gain access to a phone's file system using something like the phone number, IMEI number or other identification number in a similar way that I can SSH or ...
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What's a good place for public SSH keys on my filesystem?

I'm using an SFTP server app on my Android phone (RedMi 3S); it's a typical Android app, not something requiring root or run as an ARM binary from the command-line). This server app lets me define ...
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Android JuiceSSH endless prompt to enter Interactive Aunthentication password

I am new to network stuff. Normally I connect to the internet provided by the student dormitory using the login client that they provide. But it is inconvenient as I always have to switch on my ...
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Controlling phone and making calls remotely

I'm wondering if there's a way to connect to my phone via, say, ssh and be able to make calls and send texts remotely. Use case would be for when I'm abroad but have internet, I'd be able to contact ...
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How can I setup a local SOCKS5 proxy that doesn't require Android VPN service?

I need a local SOCKS5 proxy server that doesn't use the Android VPN service. Why? Because I want to chain it with the no-root firewall NetGuard. NetGuard already uses the Android VPN service. ...
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Extract a gpg file in a nexus 7?

I want to extract a gpg file (passphrase only, no key), with a Nexus 7. It's just a gpg with a txt file inside. How do I get it to the nexus 7 and then even if I can extract it, how do I get to it ...
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How to do development on a Google Pixel C tablet device?

Is there a terminal app that can do development like on linux? And is it possible save the source local but not ssh remote server?
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How can I run a startup script for GNURoot Debian?

I've installed GNURoot debian on a rooted Android device and I can launch a debian shell programmatically using am, but I couldn't figure out how to run a command like starting dropbear. What's the ...
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How to access GNURoot Debian executables from outside the app?

I've just setup GNURoot Debian and I could install Python 2.7. However, I'd like to run Python 2.7 outside of the GNURoot Debian Terminal Window. For example, if I ssh into the device, I'd like to be ...
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Syncing entire SD card makes phone hot/unresponsive

Samsung Galaxy S Relay Android 4.4.4 Cyanogenmod 11 I've tried many different solutions to sync my phone's SD cards with a computer over Wi-Fi, leaving them to run overnight because there's so much ...
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ssh: HOME variable issue

I'm in Cyanogenmod 13 and I'm having troubles getting ssh working properly. Server: With AuthorizedKeysFile commented in the sshd_config file, I get a weird path in logcat: Could not open authorized ...
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PIE supported ssh server for android 5.1.1

I recently updated my moto E to android 5.1.1. When I executed dropbear binaries that used to work well on previous android versions, It showed this error :: only position independent executables(...
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How to add private key to keychain in Android?

I do not want to type my passwords all the time, but instead, just the password to my private keys. I am using Samsung Galaxy 4 and Android 5.0.1. How can you add private key to your Android ...
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Unable to connect to PC via SSH from Android

I use Windows 7 on my Desktop. I tried to connect my Android to my PC via Wi-Fi connection. SSH port 22 is open on my desktop. I use ConnectBot to connect to my PC. The result of ipconfig: C:\...
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Port forwarding in android

I have a rooted android device in which I have installed SSH server. i need to access my device outside my LANi.e. over the internet.inorder to access it over the internet i need to enable port ...
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scp is given access to a subdirectory. How to command scp to change parent directory?

When using scp, I am given access to a subdirectory. How should I amend the command to copy files from a different parent directory? I am using the standard scp command as follows: scp -P port-number ...
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Changing PATH, HOME env variables of dropbear ssh session

I made a dropbear multi binary that has android patch. But everytime , when i login via ssh using dropbear as ssh server. On checking environment variables, I get :: HOME=/sdcard PATH=/sbin:/system/...
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Allowing SSH connection to Android Devices with Droidwall installed

I've installed SSHDroid and Droidwall on my Android device. I know that SSHDroid won't work if Droidwall is enabled. Is there's anyway to list SSH connection in Droidwall whitelist? So, I can connect ...
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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 ...