accessing my linux box via telnet
sub at hrfinancial.com
Thu May 3 14:43:03 UTC 2007
I use Putty with Jaws 8.0 without any problem. The only thing is that you need to use the Jaws cursor and go up on the page to read the prompts, until the page fills up, after which, you will be able to read it at the bottom of the page.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kristoffer Gustafsson" <kg84 at dreamwld.com>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: accessing my linux box via telnet
| The problem is that putty isn't possible to use with jaws.
| Or is it?
| ----- Original Message -----
| From: "Willem van der Walt" <wvdwalt at csir.co.za>
| To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
| Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2007 4:29 PM
| Subject: Re: accessing my linux box via telnet
| > Hi,
| > You should perhaps use ssh in place of telnet.
| >>From another unix type mnachine you would do:
| > ssh root at yourbox
| > where yourbox can be its name or ip address,
| > and it should ask you for the root password on your box and you are in
| > business.
| > For windows there is an ssh client program called putty.
| > I had some problems using telnet on more modern linux machines related to
| > the utf8 character set.
| > Telnet is also not secure.
| > Depending on your distro, getting a telnet server running would differ.
| > If you cannot use ssh due to some reason, you sould need to start a telnet
| > server on the box you want to access and then sign on as a normal user.
| > By default you would not be able to telnet in as root.
| > Regards, Willem
| > On Thu, 3 May 2007, Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote:
| >> Hello!
| >> I need to access my linux box using telnet to be able to reach it when
| >> I'm not next to it, how do I do?
| >> /Kristoffer
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