ROS Resources: Documentation | Support | Discussion Forum | Index | Service Status | ros @ Robotics Stack Exchange
Ask Your Question

ssh doesn't work over WiFi [closed]

asked 2012-09-05 18:41:44 -0600

KM6VV gravatar image

I can SSH to myself on both the 'bot and the workstation, but not one to another. What would prevent ssh from working over WiFi? Ping works all 4 ways.


edit retag flag offensive reopen merge delete

Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by tfoote
close date 2012-09-09 21:45:31


What is the error that is shown? Are you specifying the correct names for ssh?

SivamPillai gravatar image SivamPillai  ( 2012-09-06 03:53:40 -0600 )edit

3 Answers

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted

answered 2012-09-09 18:06:51 -0600

KM6VV gravatar image

It works!

had to ssh turtlebot@turtlebot-0170 (and turtlebot as password) and ssh alan@alan-desktop (and my password).

I had been trying: ssh (sample) I thought "Mervin" was just the IP.

Thanks all!


edit flag offensive delete link more

answered 2012-09-05 21:55:20 -0600

kszonek gravatar image

What do you mean by ssh to yourself? Is it "ssh localhost"? If so, then I guess you have ssh server installed.

Do you access remote mashine with hostname or IP? If hostname, try using IP address instead. You can get them with

ifconfig wlan0

edit flag offensive delete link more

answered 2012-09-05 18:59:03 -0600

I don't know if this is the appropriate place to ask this question, but have you installed openssh-server in both machines?

edit flag offensive delete link more

Question Tools


Asked: 2012-09-05 18:41:44 -0600

Seen: 829 times

Last updated: Sep 09 '12