Modify the ssh_config file in Cygwin


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
# 1  
Modify the ssh_config file in Cygwin

Hi all,

I have installed Cygwin on my PC and am trying to modify the ssh_config file in the folder 'c:\cygwin\etc\defaults\etc'. However I noticed the owner of that file belongs to root. Unfortunately when I'm opening cygwin each time the default displayed path = 'username@PC', which means I don't have enough right to modify ssh_config. Moreover I'm not able to change the file's mode.

So how will I be able to do so?

Thanks
# 2  
By running your shell as administrator.

This is Windows not UNIX; if you need permissions, you must get them from Windows. Cygwin has no backdoor.
 

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

Test Your Knowledge in Science: Computers
Difficulty: Medium
AMD created the first consumer 64-bit processor.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. AIX

HMC ssh_config file edit

Hi, How can we edit ssh_config file on HMC server. Best regards, (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: getrue
6 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

File modify

Hi All I am getting a file with below pattern - 00150366 05/08/2015 07:14:32 8000186167+++ 50195281000000000371001010903236 800186167+++ 100209000000000 800000018617+++ 50295281000000000371001010900217================================3u4398482344334=432434 00150367 05/08/2015 07:14:32... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: honey26
7 Replies

3. Shell Programming and Scripting

Modify a file by another file: add new line and variable after string is found

hello, I have problem with writing/adjusting a shell script. I searched forum and unfortunately couldn't write scipt based on the information I found. I never wtire such so it's hard for me and I do need to modify one script immediately. case looks like: 1. 'file' that needs to be modified... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: bipbip
3 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

opening new instance of cygwin from withing cygwin

I'm using cygwin on win7, What I would like to do is something like this: cygstart cygwin tail -f /foo/test.log | perl -pe 's/error/\e I know I can start a new instance using either of these: mintty -e ... cygstart tail ... But neither of those open in ANSI mode, so I can't do... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Validatorian
0 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

Modify file

Hi, I have a file that looks like this: 27+:<10,289808,1> 31+:<11,1445372,1> 33-:<7,1014101,2> 35+:<11,728811,1> 36-:<11,1445205,0> 37+:<11,1445792,2> and I want to change it to this: + 10 289808 + 11 1445372 - 7 1014101 + 11 728811 - 11 1445205 + 11 1445792 (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: kylle345
3 Replies

6. Shell Programming and Scripting

Modify a file

Hi all Can anyone suggest me a good solution ? My requirement is as follows I have a plain text file similar to this... sending data to 0003345234 here is the output... ,.......... ........... ....... sending data to 00033452ab here is the output... ,.......... ........... .... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: ./hari.sh
5 Replies

7. Shell Programming and Scripting

Can I modify the .bashrc file instead of .profile file to customize my login?

Hello, I got this question which tells me to customize my login script. Some people in the forums suggested to modify the .profile file in my home directory. I did so, but none of my customizations show up when I open the terminal after. So, I tried to modify other files in my home directory,... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Hyunkel
1 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

diff between ssh_config & sshd_config

Hi, Can anybody brief me the difference between ssh_config & sshd_config. I am looking for the functionality difference. any help appreciated Shihab (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: shihabvk
4 Replies

9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

ssh_config

Hi, I have to create an sftp configuration file. the requirement is like this Encryption algorithm : ArcFour (Implementation of the 128bit RC4 algorithm) ‘arcfour128’ Fallback: (3DES algorithm) ‘3des’ How do I check the arcfour128 is implementation of RC4? Also I dont see 3des algorithm... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: shihabvk
0 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

modify a file

I'm a new member of the forum, I had this new generate file since I use 'grep' and 'awk', what I want to do is get rid off the all 0s before the numbers, is there any one who could help me to figure it out? Thanks a lot! yun 0000000029 000q7472 2002/03/01 0000000030 000q7472 2002/03/01 ... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: yxiao
2 Replies

Featured Tech Videos