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Lab 5.1

WarrenUK Posts: 72
edited July 2020 in LFS211 Class Forum


The command:

$ ssh-copy-id student@localhost.

Is student@localhost a server? And if it is how can I do this exercise if I haven't got a server?


  • coop
    coop Posts: 913

    localhost is your machine, not a remote machine.

  • WarrenUK
    WarrenUK Posts: 72
    edited July 2020


    So 'student' - is that my account or another account on the local system?

    If I use pi@localhost (which Is my account on my raspberry pi) I get an error 'connection refused'.

    Should I make a dummy account on the system and connect to that?

  • lee42x
    lee42x Posts: 380

    The "student" account is the default regular user in all of our classes and a default user in all of our provided VM's. If you have installed your own environment you may use any user account instead of "student" but all of our documentation reefers to "student" as the regular user.



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