The SSH protocol allows Linux administrators to log in to any number of remote systems from their own command line terminal. SSH is a client-server service providing secure, encrypted connections over a network connection. This allows us terminal access to other Linux systems or really any device that accepts SSH connections, such as routers and firewalls, and other operating systems.
How to disconnect from SSH connection
The SSH protocol in Linux is used to manage remote systems. It works by allowing you to securely log in to a remote device, which could be another Linux system, firewall, router, etc. When you are finished with your remote administration, it will be time to disconnect from the SSH connection. In this tutorial, you will see various ways to disconnect from an SSH connection on a Linux system. You will also learn the escape characters to exit from an SSH session, which comes in handy if you encounter a hung system that you have an SSH connection into and need to return to your local terminal.
Fixing the ‘Cannot Open Display’ Error on Linux
Cannot Open Display error can occur on a Linux system when trying to open a GUI application, especially if opening it from the command line. It can also pop up if you are trying to use X11 forwarding via SSH to a remote system. The good news is that this error is relatively easy to fix, whether you are getting it when accessing a local application or a remote server. In this tutorial, we will cover the steps necessary to fix the
Cannot Open Display error on Linux.
How to mount a remote filesystem over SSH with sshfs
SSH (Secure Shell) is a protocol used to establish an encrypted connection with a remote machine using a client-server model: the ssh server runs on the machine we want to access remotely, while a client is used on the machines from which we want to connect. Thanks to sshfs, we can use an existing SSH connection to mount a remote directory in a secure way, without using additional services like NFS or Samba.
How to create host alias on Linux
If you frequently use your Linux system to connect to a specific host, it can be convenient to make an alias for the hostname or IP address. This is especially true if the host has a long name or URL, and you do not want to keep typing the whole thing out every time you need to connect. There are several ways to create a host alias on Linux, depending on how you ordinarily connect to the host.
How to unlock a LUKS volume on boot on Raspberry Pi OS
LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup) is the de facto standard encryption method used on Linux-based operating systems. As we saw in previous tutorials, when we want a partition or raw disk encrypted using LUKS to be automatically unlocked at boot, we need to enter a dedicated line into the /etc/crypttab file. Doing so, we are prompted to provide the encryption password interactively. This is quite straightforward on laptop or desktop machines, but how can we unlock a volume on an headless server? One solution is to use dropbear to get ssh access at an early boot stage, in the initramfs, in order to provide the volume password.
How to open SSH port 22 on Rehdat 7 Linux server
The SSH protocol operates on port 22 by default. In order to accept incoming connections on your Red Hat 7 Linux SSH server, you will need to ensure that port 22 is allowed through the firewall. This will involve opening the port in firewalld, the default firewall interface for Red Hat.
ssh_exchange_identification read connection reset by peer
ssh_exchange_identification read connection reset by peer SSH error is something you may see in your terminal when trying to log in to a remote host or when your session expires on a Linux system. In this tutorial, we will go over a few different causes for this error and show you how to troubleshoot the connection on your system. Using one of our methods below will hopefully remedy the error and allow you to log in via SSH or maintain your current session.
ssh_exchange_identification: connection closed by remote host
If you are trying to SSH into a remote host from a Linux system, the
ssh_exchange_identification: connection closed by remote host error is one you might encounter when trying to log in. In this tutorial, we will go over a few different causes for this error and show you how to troubleshoot the connection on your system. Using one of our methods below will hopefully remedy the error and allow you to log in via SSH.
Introduction to terminal multiplexer Tmux
Tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it let us run and manage multiple terminal sessions from a single screen. This is specially useful when connecting to remote machines using ssh, since, among the other things, it allows us to keep processes started from those terminals running in the background when we disconnect from the session (or logout and close the remote secure shell altogether), letting us re-attach to it at a later time.
How to enable and disable SSH for user on Linux
After installing SSH on your Linux system, one of the most important security practices it to make sure that the service is only enabled for intended accounts. If you have one or more accounts which do not need SSH access, then the service should be disabled for those accounts. This is to prevent one being exploited, or maybe you just do not want that particular user to be using SSH to access the server.
How to open ssh port 22 on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux
The SSH protocol operates on port 22 by default. In order to accept incoming connections on your SSH server, you will need to ensure that port 22 is allowed through the firewall.