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I have installed open ssh on my iPhone, and installed PuTTY on my PC. I have connected to my phone. It asks for the user. I type in root, and hit enter. It asks for password but will not let me type anything. After a few moments it brings up an error that states "Server unexpectedly closed network connection."

asked 28 May '14, 11:55

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So you are in the terminal window, and you answer "login as:" with "root" and it asks for the password. It will not show what you type for the password. You just type it in blind, and hit enter. The default password is alpine.

(28 May '14, 12:11) Lanulos Lanulos's gravatar image

It does let you type something, it's just that it doesn't show anything, that is how putty works. Just type "alpine" and try again.


answered 28 May '14, 13:15

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