SSH Problems

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Thu Jan 26 10:35:56 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 02:43:46PM -0600, Dr. Mikeal Hughes wrote:
> I can't connect at all that was what got after installing proftpd.
> Then I was researching and installed Openssh. But I also under my user
> name Macmike don't have sudo capabilities. So I don't know if that has
> anything to do with the issue. I am having to do everything as root
> since I can't sudo.

I doubt it has anything to do with your SSH troubles, no; it sounds like
you probably have multiple problems.  But you can give a user blanket
sudo capability by running this as root:

  adduser SOME-USER-NAME sudo

> Another thing as root if I do cd /root it will not go.

What is the error message?

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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