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Inappropriate loctl for device

Posted July 30, 2021 123 views
Linux BasicsUbuntu

I get this prompt, no SSH key.
I’m using the root password.

“Connection failed. mesg: ttyname failed: Inappropriate loctl for device”

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In root/.profile

  • Comment out mesg n || true
  • Add the following line: tty -s && mesg n