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SSH server on Ubuntu 7.04

On 7/7/07, Peter Davis <pfd-BsdhSnS8rnmgSpxsJD1C4w at> wrote:
> Is there something I'm overlooking?  Is there something I can use on the
> Ubuntu side to see what's happening to the connection attempt, and why it's
> timing out?

Ubuntu is secure by default, and thus, does not install any listening
services that are unnecessary.  It is possible that someone may find a
vulnerability in SSH that is widely exploitable someday.  However, you
just want to do...

$ sudo aptitude install openssh-server

You can also test this with netcat...

$ nc <your_ip> 22

> Ultimately, I want to use PuTTY to connect to the machine from other sites,
> to check e-mail, etc.  I had all this working with the old machine.

Mandrake probably had SSH installed by default...
Kristian Hermansen

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