william drescher william at
Fri Jul 16 17:26:28 UTC 2010

On 7/16/2010 11:24 AM, Patrick Doyle wrote:
> 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.
> --wpd
You suggestions are much appreciated.  I installed PuTTY and all 
is well.


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