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remote login problem.....

by f15 / September 10, 2005 3:43 AM PDT

I am trying to get into my school's UNIX system via Knoppix 3.7. I was able to get in last semester with no trouble, but for some reason I am unable to login when I use the terminal and type in (of course this is just an example):


It just hangs for about 2 minutes then gives me this message:

ssh: connection to host port 22: Connection timed out


ssh: connection to host port 22: Connection failed

The Knoppix 3.7 cd does work when I am using a computer that is non-UNIX when I am on campus, but can't otherwise. A friend of mine can't login from his home either. He gets the same error message.
When I am using Windows XP and log into the school's computer via telnet, I am able to get in, but I would prefer using Knoppix for obvious reasons.

Do any of you have any ideas as to what I could try doing to get the Knoppix cd to work? I would greatly appreciate it!


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Use telnet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 10, 2005 12:13 PM PDT

"When I am using Windows XP and log into the school's computer via telnet, I am able to get in, but I would prefer using Knoppix for obvious reasons."

There's your clue. Use telnet.


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Knoppix problem
by f15 / September 10, 2005 4:19 PM PDT
In reply to: Use telnet.

I am taking a computer science class and will be programming. I don't want to have to write some code, ftp it to my school account, compile it, have errors, and keep ftping it. I would prefer to use the Knoppix cd b/c it is convenient due to it basically being like I was using the school's UNIX center. I can edit, compile, and whatever else without the inconveniences.

Our school changed some things as far as the wireless connection is concerned over the summer. I am wondering if I am being blocked from accessing the school's system remotely when I am using Knoppix 3.7.

Do you think that I should be able to login with Knoppix if I am able to get in via telnet in Windows XP?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 10, 2005 9:59 PM PDT
In reply to: Knoppix problem

Because you didn't use telnet in Knoppix, then you can't do it. I'd use telnet.


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