Patrick Doyle wpdster at
Fri Jul 16 15:24:44 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 10:56 AM, william drescher
<william at> wrote:
> I want to login to my ubuntu server from within my LAN from a
> winBlows XP machine.
> I tried telnet and received the error message: Connection refused.
> Do I need to install telnetd or configure it ?
If you really want/need to use telnet, then you will (most likely)
have to install telnetd.  I say "most likely" because I haven't used
telnet for years due to its inherent insecurity.  I would encourage
you to install PuTTY (an SSH client for windows) and use SSH to
connect to your ubuntu server.


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