Initial Ubuntu Server Setup for Beginners

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Matei Cezar

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3 Responses

  1. brent says:

    Ok having issues here following along and everything goes ok until the “cat /etc/hostname” = No such file or directory, If I continue i can get the public key generated but can not copy to remote, it says no such file. I am stopping here until I find out what is going on. Needing help.

    • Ravi Saive says:


      Have you set your Ubuntu hostname using following command?

      $ sudo hostnamectl set-hostname tecmint

      Also what output you getting when verifying hostname using these commands?

      $ hostname
      $ hostname -s

      How you copying the SSH key to remote server? have you used following command?

      $ ssh-copy-id [email protected]_server
  2. xABBAAA says:

    The very good thing, Thanks to the Great stuff.

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