No command prompt after SSH/SCP

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Old 07-22-2009
No command prompt after SSH/SCP

Recently whenever I log out of an SSH session, or copy something using SCP, I get no response from my shell.

Running with ssh -v showed no errors when exiting.

Normally I could deal with this, but I believe it's causing errors elsewhere when scripts try to download things from external servers, and the process hangs.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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SSH-COPY-ID(1)						      General Commands Manual						    SSH-COPY-ID(1)

ssh-copy-id - install your public key in a remote machine's authorized_keys SYNOPSIS
ssh-copy-id [-i [identity_file]] [user@]machine DESCRIPTION
ssh-copy-id is a script that uses ssh to log into a remote machine (presumably using a login password, so password authentication should be enabled, unless you've done some clever use of multiple identities) It also changes the permissions of the remote user's home, ~/.ssh, and ~/.ssh/authorized_keys to remove group writability (which would oth- erwise prevent you from logging in, if the remote sshd has StrictModes set in its configuration). If the -i option is given then the identity file (defaults to ~/.ssh/ is used, regardless of whether there are any keys in your ssh-agent. Otherwise, if this: ssh-add -L provides any output, it uses that in preference to the identity file. If the -i option is used, or the ssh-add produced no output, then it uses the contents of the identity file. Once it has one or more fin- gerprints (by whatever means) it uses ssh to append them to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the remote machine (creating the file, and directory, if necessary) SEE ALSO
ssh(1), ssh-agent(1), sshd(8) OpenSSH 14 November 1999 SSH-COPY-ID(1)