I am unsure whether anything was ever changed in the openssh package (this may be an issue in the future with other shells), but this no longer appears to be a problem in the Xenial fish package -- I was unable to reproduce the issue with a current Xenial installation.
Also, the fish shell group has implemented "&&" into the shell now: https://github.com/fish-shell/fish-shell/issues/4620 ** Bug watch added: github.com/fish-shell/fish-shell/issues #4620 https://github.com/fish-shell/fish-shell/issues/4620 ** Changed in: fish (Ubuntu Xenial) Status: Confirmed => Fix Released -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of नेपाली भाषा समायोजकहरुको समूह, which is subscribed to Xenial. Matching subscriptions: Ubuntu 16.04 Bugs https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1493067 Title: ssh-copy-id fails by making assumptions about the default shell on the remote machine Status in fish package in Ubuntu: Fix Released Status in fish source package in Xenial: Fix Released Bug description: ssh-copy-id 10.200.17.160 /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id: INFO: attempting to log in with the new key(s), to filter out any that are already installed /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id: INFO: 1 key(s) remain to be installed -- if you are prompted now it is to install the new keys firstname.lastname@example.org's password: fish: Expected a command name, got token of type “Run job in background”. Did you mean “COMMAND; and COMMAND”? See the help section for the “and” builtin command by typing “help and”. Standard input: mkdir -p .ssh && cat >> .ssh/authorized_keys || exit 1 ; ^ I expected to be able to copy my key. An approach I see is for ssh-copy-id to run bash -c .... ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04 Package: openssh-client 1:6.7p1-5ubuntu1.3 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-25.26-generic 3.19.8-ckt2 Uname: Linux 3.19.0-25-generic x86_64 ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.3 Architecture: amd64 CurrentDesktop: GNOME Date: Mon Sep 7 15:56:44 2015 RelatedPackageVersions: ssh-askpass N/A libpam-ssh N/A keychain N/A ssh-askpass-gnome 1:6.7p1-5ubuntu1.3 SSHClientVersion: OpenSSH_6.7p1 Ubuntu-5ubuntu1.3, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 SourcePackage: openssh UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fish/+bug/1493067/+subscriptions _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~group.of.nepali.translators Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~group.of.nepali.translators More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp