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Connecting to LINCOMM (Mac)

Connecting a Mac to a LINCOMM server.

Please note: If you are computer is not part of the  WIRED Taylor Hall network, you will need to setup Campus VPN for Mac BEFORE doing the steps below.
  1. Open up the Utilities folder by going to Go->Utilities in the Finder.

    Finder Go Utilities

  2. Open Terminal

    Terminal

  3. Type in ssh -X <netid>@lincomm.aae.wisc.edu (ex: jdoe@lincomm.aae.wisc.edu or jdoe@lincomm<#>.aae.wisc.edu if reconnecting to an existing session)

    Connecting


  4. When asked to verify the SSH fingerprint, type y and hit <enter>

    Fingerprint
  5. Type in your NetID Password.

    Passwords

You may receive a notice that ".Xauthority does not exist".   That is a normal message the first time you login to each LINCOMM server.

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Keywords:linux;mac;ssh;lincomm   Doc ID:88664
Owner:Eric D.Group:Agricultural & Applied Economics
Created:2018-12-22 20:24 CDTUpdated:2021-06-19 20:30 CDT
Sites:Agricultural & Applied Economics
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