[maemo-developers] Installing SSH

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Sun Apr 8 14:06:06 EEST 2007
On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 04:33:51PM -0600, Jeffrey Barish wrote:
> In InstallSsh (https://maemo.org/maemowiki/InstallSsh), I am directed to
> store the public key in ~/.ssh/authorized_keys-file.  Then it says, "To get
> the public key-file to the Nokia 770 [800, in my case], use USB, bluetooth,
> mail ...".  I am missing something basic here.  When I connect the N800 to
> my Kubuntu 6.10 machine, it gets mounted under /media and two icons appear
> on the desktop.  (Why two?  One is labeled usbdisk and looks like a USB
> key, the other usbdisk-1 and looks like a folder.  I see the same contents
> whichever I open.)

That's very strange.  I'd understand if you had two SD cards in there,
you'd see both as separate devices..

> I presume that I can copy the authorized_keys-file to
> the folder to get it to the N800, but then how do I get it into the ~/.ssh
> directory?


> I can create a new folder in the Konqueror window I get when I
> click on either icon, but if I call it .ssh, will it be ~/.ssh?

No, your home directory is not accessible over USB.

> In other
> words, where am I when I open /media/usbdisk?  I was hoping to find a
> console on the N800 in which I could type Unix commands, but there doesn't
> seem to be one.

There will be if you install xterm.

Or you can ssh with a password and copy the authorized_keys in place
within the ssh session.

Marius Gedminas
"I may not understand what I'm installing, but that's not my job. I
just need to click Next, Next, Finish here so I can walk to the next
system and repeat the process"
		-- Anonymous NT Admin
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