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Old 11-12-2005, 04:56 AM   #1
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How to enable Telnet in Linux?


hi all,

I am new in Linux...and i am learning it....

I wanna use telnet to let my friends login from outside...
but it is fail...
Do I have to enable the telnet function in linux?
if so, what is the command of that?
how can i do so?

I am looking forward to hearing from u soon...thank you very much...

Regards,
Kedric
 
Old 11-12-2005, 05:03 AM   #2
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Telnet is obsolete. Use SSH, which is secure and is the de facto method of remote logins in Unix. The SSH server is probably already running on your computer.
 
Old 11-12-2005, 05:05 AM   #3
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Re: How to enable Telnet in Linux?

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Originally posted by lapzlinux
hi all,

I am new in Linux...and i am learning it....

I wanna use telnet to let my friends login from outside...
but it is fail...
Do I have to enable the telnet function in linux?
if so, what is the command of that?
how can i do so?

I am looking forward to hearing from u soon...thank you very much...

Regards,
Kedric
do in terminal
Code:
man ssh
 
Old 11-12-2005, 05:11 AM   #4
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thank you very much...

i am looking at ssh...
but can it be used in windows's command prompt??

for example, like telnet, i can type "telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx" to login linux...
but i have tried "ssh xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx"... but it cannot be used in windows command prompt...

how can i use it in windows?

thank you very much...
 
Old 11-12-2005, 05:22 AM   #5
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There are many good SSH clients for Windows. I use putty.
 
Old 11-12-2005, 05:23 AM   #6
itz2000
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I recommend on Putty

http://www.openssh.com/windows.html

Here are some SSH clients for windows.
 
Old 11-12-2005, 05:26 AM   #7
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LOL we wrote the same stuff in the same time!!!!!!


NICE... anyways Putty is recommended by both, so try it :]
 
Old 11-12-2005, 05:34 AM   #8
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yeah.....
i succeeded....
and i tried putty....
ssh is really better than telnet...haha...
I don't know ssh if u all haven't recommended me.........hahah

thank you very much...
 
Old 08-11-2006, 01:11 AM   #9
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Ahhh im sooo lost

Okay... wow this is so confusing.

Im trying to work this talnet thing using command promt and it says: "Could not open to the host, on port 23:Connection Failed.


I dont understand how i can enable this... Can someone please just tell me were to go to enable this?
 
Old 08-11-2006, 01:26 AM   #10
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As you've read ssh is recommended, sshd usually runs on port 22. Try ssh localhost.
 
  


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