how to setup /run telnet server

Vram lamsokvr at
Fri Mar 24 05:38:37 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 14:00 +0900, Craig Hagerman wrote:
> Stupid question. How do I get a telnet server set up correctly on
> Ubuntu. I did apt-get install telnetd but when I try to log in from
> another computer it just says connection refused.
> Along the same vein....
> How can I tell which ports are open and which are closed?
> How can I tell what daemons are running and which are not? (ie telnet)
> Assuming that I do want to run a telnet server, how can I make it as
> safe as possible.
> Note - I know about the insecurities of telnet and I know someone is
> going to write back with suggestions concerning ssh. I already do run
> ssh, but I have a valid reason to need to run telnet as well. Thanks
> Craig

Do a ps aux...  Does it show telnetd running??

Go to /etc/init.d

type telnet start...<guessing here>


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