Linked Questions

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Why does SCP hang on copying files larger than 1405 bytes? [duplicate]

I'm trying to copy a file from one of my local machines to a remote machine. Copying a file with size upto 1405 bytes works fine. When I try to scp a larger file, the file gets copied but the scp ...
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Discover MTU between me and destination IP

In a case I can use only UDP and ICMP protocols, how can I discover, in bytes, the path MTU for packet transfer from my computer to a destination IP?
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SSH session through OpenVPN cuts off / locks up after a few lines

I have a large number of identical fanless PCs running debian 6 (ARM). Most of these are connected via comcast and work ok. There are some that are connected to 'WiMax' modems and are having ...
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How to diagnose a reliably unreliable connection?

Where I'm living now, the internet connection (wired) shows the following weird symptoms. They seem to be independent of whether I use host names or IP addresses. Pinging works Skype works Wget ...
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Internet(ADSL) connection doesn't seem to be working on Arch

I've already set up ADSL and used it already for a system update, so I'm sure the set up is ok but pacman suddenly stopped working and when I checked ping wasn't working too. How can I find out what ...
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SCP Lost Connection [closed]

I can successfully connect to my server via ssh but when trying to run the scp command I get a connection time out. $ scp ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub root@192.168.12.2:id_rsa.pub ssh: connect to host 192.168....
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SSH does not respond only from Ubuntu

We have several desktops in which both Windows and Ubuntu are installed. But, some of them cannot connect to some servers only from Ubuntu. Here are the summary of the current status: Cannot connect ...
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SSH - packet_write_wait broken pipe [closed]

I just got a dedicated host with Ubuntu installed on it. I am running OS X Sierra on my local machine. I have access to the host via SSH and a Vesta Control Panel. But whenever I try to SSH into the ...
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Running vim on a remote Linux machine “freezes” OS X SSH connection

(cross-posted this from SuperUser as the question seems more relevant to this audience) I am attempting to SSH to a Linux (Fedora 14) machine and then open up vim to edit a file, however on my new ...
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Interactive ssh works, but not rsync or scp, on OSX

The motivation is that there's a server that I can ssh into (with or without key pairs set up ... i.e., without or with a password) but that I cannot send files to via rsync, scp, or sftp. Someone ...
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1answer
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ssh connection to gitlab.com fails behind home router, but is fine when at workplace. However, Github and Bitbucket over ssh are fine at home

I am trying to connect to my repository on gitlab.com. It used to work on my laptop both when I was at home and when I was at work. I was using ssh and had added the ssh keys to gitlab. Suddenly ...
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Asking rsync to transfer files without connecting to the remote rsync server?

If I understand correctly, rsync tries to connect to a remote rsync server when transferring files via -e ssh. This worked well for me most of the time, but I am having problems rsyncing with a ...
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Some websites load while others load forever in Linux Mint 18

I have installed Linux Mint 18 64 bit and noticed Google and Youtube and others loading flawlessly (even HD videos play) but some sites like Wikipedia don't show up even though the tabs in Mozilla ...
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1answer
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all commands hang forever

After ssh into a VM, I am not able to run basically any command such as ps aux, cd /proc; ls, top, dmesg or systemctl status, all of them hangs, so I don't even know how to spot the problem. Linux ...
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ssh hangs for git push

I have setup a git server on a remote machine. I can connect to it through ssh with no problem and also git pull from it. I can however not git push to it and attempting to do so results in the ...