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vortexbox_command_line [2016/01/29 13:19]
keith Rough Draft. Complete, just needs made pretty
vortexbox_command_line [2016/01/29 21:53] (current)
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-** Vortexbox Command Line ** +======Vortexbox Command Line====== 
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- +=====How To Login To VortexBox=====
-How To Login To VortexBox+
  
  ​Sometimes it is necessary to login to your VortexBox and enter commands to fix problems. Here's how to do it:  ​Sometimes it is necessary to login to your VortexBox and enter commands to fix problems. Here's how to do it:
  
  
-1. On the VortexBox (using a Keyboard and Monitor IE **//NOT//** Headless)+====1. On the VortexBox====  
 +(using a Keyboard and Monitor IE **//NOT//** Headless)
  
 If the VortexBox does not reboot, or does not come up on your network, you will have to use this method. If the VortexBox does not reboot, or does not come up on your network, you will have to use this method.
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-2. From a Web Browser+====2. From a Web Browser====
  
  a. You can install Shell In A Box to get web browser access to the command line. See Shell In A Box.  a. You can install Shell In A Box to get web browser access to the command line. See Shell In A Box.
  
- b. If you are using the Chrome or Chromium browser, you can install the Secure Shell Chrome extension for remote login. See http://​vortexbox.org/​threads/​3771-Chrome-extension-for-remote-login(external link) for details.+ b. If you are using the Chrome or Chromium browser, you can install the Secure Shell Chrome extension for remote login. See http://​vortexbox.org/​threads/​3771-Chrome-extension-for-remote-login for details.
  
  c. If you are using the Firefox browser, you can install FireSSH. See FireSSH Help(external link) for details.  c. If you are using the Firefox browser, you can install FireSSH. See FireSSH Help(external link) for details.
  
  
-3. From Windows+====3. From Windows====
  
  You will need telnet/ssh client like CryptoTerm, PuTTY Portable, or PuTTY to do the login. PuTTY is fairly simple; CryptoTerm and PuTTY Portable have more features and provide a nicer interface. I recommend using CryptoTerm.  You will need telnet/ssh client like CryptoTerm, PuTTY Portable, or PuTTY to do the login. PuTTY is fairly simple; CryptoTerm and PuTTY Portable have more features and provide a nicer interface. I recommend using CryptoTerm.
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-4. From a Mac+====4. From a Mac====
  
  Mac OS X already provide Terminal, a command-line window, that can be used to login to VortexBox. Terminal is in the Utilities folder under Applications.  Mac OS X already provide Terminal, a command-line window, that can be used to login to VortexBox. Terminal is in the Utilities folder under Applications.
  
  Start up Terminal and enter  Start up Terminal and enter
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 **ssh [email protected]<​vortexbox-ip-address>​** **ssh [email protected]<​vortexbox-ip-address>​**
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  where <​vortexbox-ip-address>​ is the IP address of your VortexBox. On my system, this would be  where <​vortexbox-ip-address>​ is the IP address of your VortexBox. On my system, this would be
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-5. From Linux+====5. From Linux====
  
  Same as on the Mac. Use any Linux terminal emulator, such as Gnome Terminal, Konsole, or xterm.  Same as on the Mac. Use any Linux terminal emulator, such as Gnome Terminal, Konsole, or xterm.
  
vortexbox_command_line.txt · Last modified: 2016/01/29 21:53 by keith