[ubuntu-users] Telnet Server installation failed
thilts33 at telus.net
Mon Feb 11 16:44:00 UTC 2008
You wrote: "
you need to install telnetd and telnet"
I did. Except I could not find telnetd in the Ubuntu distribution so I used aptitude to get it from the Debian distribution. I installed Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" Desktop from a Ubuntu DVD and could not find telnetd on the Ubuntu 7.10 Server CD.
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> Ted Hilts wrote:
> | I am new to Ubuntu.
> | I have a home network of computers and although TELNET is frowned upon
> | because of security issues it is the only way I can communicate to older
> | and different installations. So after installing the TELNET client that
> | is included with the Gutsy desktop I tried to install the TELNET server
> | which was not in the Gutsy 7.10 server disk. So I used aptitude to get
> | the package from the Debian distribution. No go! I got the package
> | which was automatically unpacked but could not find the TELNET server
> | and discovered it placed elsewhere than the init stuff and associated
> | symbolic pointers where the Ubuntu stuff is apparently located.
> | Is there a way I can activate this TELNET server or is the entire effort
> | doomed to failure. Maybe the TELNET server package I downloaded needs a
> | wrapper of some sort or associated libraries are in the wrong place, or
> | maybe both. I thought I'd better get some advice.
> | Any help is appreciated.
> | Thanks -- Ted
> you need to install telnetd and telnet
> i wouldnt touch telnet with a 10 foot pole, but if you must, go ahead.
> - --
> Steve Reilly
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