Problem using ssh locally - slow to respond
I have a desktop set up with openssh-server. I would like to be able to log in to the desktop and move files to and from my laptop. Both run ubuntu 7.04.
I have had this working in the past. I could use ssh <email address hidden> or I could use the option to "connect to server" under the places menu. Usually, it worked once. It would say something about the host being unknown and did I really want to connect. I'd say yes and it would work. When I would try again a few days later it would return an error about being unable to connect. If i opened the .ssh folder and deleted the "known hosts" file it would again work - once.
Now it is not working so well. I can still connect but it now takes 15 seconds or so before I am prompted for a password. It used to be nearly instantaneous. I tried this (http://
Right now I can only connect with ssh in a terminal and there is the long pause before being asked for a password. If I use the "connect to server" option under Places and set up a link it will return an error saying "could not open location 'ssh:user@
A solution for me would be to have both ssh in a terminal and with nautilus work every time and quickly and without the need to delete the "known_hosts" file each time.