[maemo-users] [maemo-users] using ssh/dropbear?

From: Ilpo Stenberg istenber at cc.hut.fi
Date: Wed Nov 22 21:11:00 EET 2006
If I remember correctly "dbclient" was name of client
and server can be started with "/etc/init.d/dropbear start".

Ilpo Stenberg

On Wed, 22 Nov 2006, Marius Gedminas wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 11:00:26AM -0700, D. R. Evans wrote:
>> Marius Gedminas said the following at 11/22/2006 10:47 AM :
>>>> 1. How do I start the ssh server?
>>> I've never tried Dropbear.  I've installed OpenSSH, and the server
>>> starts up automatically.
>> Hmmm... didn't notice that openssh was available. Maybe I'll switch to that
>> if I can't get dropbear working by the end of the day.
> Installing OpenSSH is more difficult than using it. You either have to
> get root access, and then do sudo apt-get install ssh in Terminal, or
> you have to enable the Red Pill mode of the application installer, and
> then you can install ssh from the application manager.  The whole
> procedure is described here: http://maemo.org/maemowiki/InstallSsh2006
> BTW If you figure out how to use Dropbear, please update that page.
>>>> 2. How do I start the client?
>>> By running 'ssh hostname' in a Terminal, I would assume.
>> It's always dangerous to assume :-)
>> In other words: no, that doesn't work.
> You can always do dpkg -L dropbear (or whatever the package name) to see
> what files it has installed.  Look for files in /usr/bin/
>>>> And there's also question 1a: how do I tell the N770 to start the server
>>>> each time when it reboots?
>>> This is done automatically by the OpenSSH package.  I would expect
>>> Dropbear to do the same.
>> Yeah, I expected that too, but it doesn't.
> Marius Gedminas
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