[NBLUG/talk] Can't ssh to Ubuntu using PuTTY

William Tracy afishionado at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 09:45:58 PDT 2007

> I also think that installing openssh-server will probably fix the
> refused connection.
> As an alternative to using aptitude / apt-get on the command line,
> you could look at System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager.
> Search for openssh-server, and it will show up as either installed or
> available.
> I learned this last week at the Installfest while getting my first look
> at Ubuntu.
> -John

By default, an Ubuntu install has zero open ports. It's great from a
security standpoint, but is a little annoying if you're used to, say,


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