ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

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http://stackoverflow.com – I have a laptop set up at home in Virginia running Ubuntu 12.10 and I am trying to remotely access it from Texas via ssh. I'm pretty new to the linux scene so I am having trouble understanding this error after trying to login remotely: Macbook-Pro:~ username$ ssh -vvv [email protected] OpenSSH_5.9p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8r 8 Feb 2011 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh_config line 20: Applying options for * debug2: ssh_connect: needpriv 0 debug1: Connecting to myserver.net [ip address] port 22. debug1: Connection established. debug1: identity file /Users/username/.ssh/ (HowTos)