PuTTY is a free and open source terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols and as a serial console client. The name "PuTTY" has no definitive meaning, though 'tty' is the name for a terminal in the Unix tradition, usually held ...

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PuttyConnection Manager - How to change number of password retries?

In Putty Connection manager, there is a feature to 'Enable Login Macro' i.e. we specify the user and password, which it uses to automatically login-into a remote box. If you clicking the highlighted ...
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Unable to type in Putty after a few minutes of inactivity?

For some reason I am unable to type in Putty when connecting to a remote CentOS server, after a few minutes of inactivity. It appears the prompt is disabled and can't be clicked or typed on. I ...
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Copy and paste text in midnight commander (MC) via putty in Linux

I use Midnight Commander (MC) editor over putty to edit files I want to know how to copy text from one file, close it then open another file and paste it? If it is not possible with Midnight ...
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Auto detach after auto connecting in irssi

I have irssi auto connect to a channel and send a message to auto connect which works. But for some reason the detach command (ctrl-a + d) does not detach the screen anymore. Is there a setting for ...
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Putty + line drawing = weirdness [duplicate]

Connecting to any debian installation via PuTTY results in a very strange situation: I can have correct display of line drawing, but not for all programs. In particular Midnight Commander and ...
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How to switch user with pre-configured credentials in SSH Terminal after logging in as standard user

I am talking about authentication without needing user intervention like specifying password and username in the command file so that user don't need to input anything to switch user. For example: ...
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Add command to Chrome to open selected host name in PuTTY

Every time I have to copy the AWS EC2 public DNS and open PuTTY and connect. Public DNS: ec2.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com As an alternative, how can I add an on select this public DNS and right ...
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Starting VNC server: no displays configured in CentOS6.0-64 Minimal

I have installed tigervnc-server on CentOS6.0-64 Minimal. I am using Putty for it. I have also added user. Now, after setting server configuration asVNCSERVERS="1:jeeten" VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry ...
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How to create ssh tunnel with putty to connect Neo4j database

in my school work I have to use computer on which is installed Neo4j database client. I want to connect to this computer from my laptop. I had this configuration set but my system crashed and now I ...
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Randomly getting booted off of SSH despite sending keepalives

I’ve cooked up a Debian 7 virtual machine (with VirtualBox) in an attempt to play with setting up my own server and other such cool tricks. This is all on one computer. I can SSH into the virtual ...
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Failing to compile Putty for Windows on Ubuntu

I am trying to compile putty for windows on ubuntu 14.04. got the source from here: http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/putty-0.63.tar.gz This is what I did until I got the error: ...
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How can I type Umlaut characters in a Putty session

I am trying to type some German characters in my putty session. I am able to type it on notepad or other editors. asdƲas But when I try to paste the above text on my Putty session, nothing happens ...
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Command not found in a remote SSH terminal, but works in a local cygwin terminal

I am trying to execute a batch command on a XP machine from Windows 7 using PuTTY. If I am on the XP machine everything works fine using the Cygwin terminal. The batch executes. Using PuTTY I get a ...
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How to use putty for forwarding keys

My situation : - I am connecting from my PC (Windows7) to the server A via (using my private key and my password) with a userA - I'd like to connect from A to the server B via a command ssh: ssh ...
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How to tell if PuTTY is using my ssh key from Pageant or not

I'm trying to set up an ssh key and use it via PuTTY/pageant. I've added the key into my .ssh/authorized_keys file, I have my key loaded in pageant, and I have "Attempt authentication using Pageant" ...
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PuTTY sFTP Transfer

I am in PuTTY and PSFTP on Windows and am connected to my remote server which is an Ubuntu. My problem is selecting a file to upload to the remote server using the put command. In the same directory ...
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Prevent Putty's “Are you sure you want to close this session” popup?

I like Putty, a lot. However, I open and close a huge number of Putty windows each day and every time I close a window I get a popup box with Are you sure you want to close this session? It's ...
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under windows 7 x64, x11forwarding putty ssh connecting to fedora 14 with xming, firefox no display specified

I used putty to ssh connect to a remote fedora 14. I would like to run firefox in my local windows 7 x64. I installed Xming, Xfonts in windows7, and configured /etc/ssh/sshd_config X11Forwarding yes ...
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Cannot login to one specific Linux server with PuTTY private key

I use a single private key to login to several Linux servers using PuTTY. When I need to login to a new machine, I first log in by password authentication and then add my public key to ...
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ways to ease remote Unix server adminstration tasks

We have a dedicated CentOS server running Apache, PHP, Mysql. I'm normally on a remote Windows 7 machine, and I use Putty to SSH into the CentOS server. Time and time again i find myself having to ...
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command executed in nohup is killed as soon as the putty terminal is closed

I have an Amazon ubuntu ec2 instance I'm using PuTTY to access the same. Here, I have a large database in mysql. I'm executing the following command to take the backup of my database. nohup ...
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How can I run serial commands via plink/putty with windows cmd file?

I would like to open putty command line and run some serial commands via a Windows command file but I can't figure it out. I've tried variations of the following in my cmd file: call plink -load ...
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“lpwd ” and “lcd path” command not found on PUTTY

please help me! I need to transfer the file from PC to Elektra (PUTTY). I want to see the local working directory before I transfer the file, but when I typed "lpwd ", it showed that "command not ...
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PuTTY exits after entering password (log : “This account is currently not available”)

I'm new to the SSH console. After entering the IP address, port and password my hosting provider supplied me with, the PuTTY console exits immediately. When I enable logging to "All session output" ...
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Using PuTTY private key for new user on AWS EC2 Server

I started an AWS EC2 instance. I can connect to my instance with the user ec2-user using the SSH private key generated by Amazon. I followed the directions at: ...
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Server refuses SSH key provided by KeeAgent plugin of KeePass

I am using KeePass2 and KeeAgent on Windows and attempting to connect to a Linux box using Putty and pscp. I have configured KeeAgent per these instructions: ...
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PuTTY - some commands not found

I have some problems using putty. Normal commands like cd, ls work fine, but commands I need for sending files to a cluster don't work. For example bjobs, bsub - I get command not found. I already ...
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Putty to windows from windows

This could be naive. I would like to know if I can putty to windows from any other OS(assume windows/linux). Succeeded to putty Linux from windows.
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tmux in putty: use ctrl-arrow to switch window

I found several questions about this, but I didn't find a working answer. I'm using putty (0.63) to login to my ubuntu 14.04 vps. In tmux I would like to use ctrl-left and ctrl-right to switch tmux ...
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How to make PuTTy window a certain size from command line?

I using PuTTy to SSH to a server, but I need the terminal window that opens to be small, only a certain x by x size, is there a ways to do this from command line?
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openssh slower in windows 7 than linux

I can acces to a ssh server. My client ssh is on a dual-boot machine: windows 7 and ubuntu 14.10 With ubuntu, I can download at the speed of 190 ko/s in average (my connection is 2 Mb). Even better, ...
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Using Gnome Terminal Command in Putty

I am using Putty to SSH remote Linux virtual machine. All is well except that I can't get Gnome terminal command work in Putty. Some of these commands are: Ctrl + A or Home Moves the cursor to ...
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Possible to export/import remote DB to WAMP server?

If I needed to gzip a remote database and import it into my WAMP MySQL database I believe the command I should use is - ssh user@server "mysqldump ericdev | gzip" | gunzip | mysql ericcart But how ...
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One of my PCs in my local net cannot connect to my SSH server

I am running a SSH server on a Debian Wheezy box. I have 4 computers and two Android phones that can successfully connect to the SSH using local IP to the server. But one of my computers cannot ...
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Using conemu -new_console switch from node exec

ConEmu has a nice feature to use -new_console when launching applications to have them inside a new tab. When doing this with putty, putty -new_console, it even integrates the putty terminal nicely ...
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Why identical font has different size in PuTTY and cmd.exe?

I use KiTTY(PuTTY) and PowerShell/cmd.exe in ConEmu and I want window to contain equal string count both with KiTTY and with cmd.exe. But I was confronted with difficulty: same font has different ...
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Clearing global history in PuTTY

I was wonder how Putty stores history. I have server and multiple account there. Every account has a history when I use "history" it lists the history from that account. Is there something like global ...
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dropbear: “Pubkey auth bad signature for 'root'”

In a very rare situation I can't log in to my router using public key authentication. I'm using PuTTy 0.63 on client (key stored in pageant), and a Tomato (by Shibby) firmware with a builtin ...
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How connect with Git repository over ssh behind evil proxy

My proxy (192.168.1.1:3128) not allow connection over ssh and I wish work with git repository like this: for clone: git clone ssh://user@server.com:2222/~/repository.git For cheat web forbidden, I ...
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using PuTTY to connect to telnet on windows 8.1

Im trying to use telnet on my laptop running windows 8.1 x64 pro. i have tried connecting to it using telnet via command prompt and it hasnt worked. ive tried using PuTTY also and i can't get it to ...
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Error using Putty when connected to a Windows server 2003

I am using Putty to connect to Freesshd running on windows server 2003. I can connect ok, the server log confirms that and confirms shell service is granted. At the putty end I get a terminal ...
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Putty to Windows shell: Is there any command to copy text/output to clipboard?

If I do in Windows shell: C:\Users\Luis>echo hello hello ... the output goes to screen/terminal (stdout, we could say). But if I do: C:\Users\Luis>echo hello | clip ... the output goes to ...
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Scrolling in PuTTY not working

As you all can see in the image below, the vertical scroll in PuTTY on my old WIN-XP computer is not working. The vertical scroll-bar is disabled. This becomes a problem when I enter a command that ...
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Putty copy/paste not working in Red Hat outside Putty window

When using Windows, every time I use putty to access a Linux/Unix box, selecting something on the screen or CTRL+INS, it will copy what is selected and outside the Putty window, if I CTRL+V it paste ...
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ls cannot display utf8 encoded file name correctly when ssh-ing to an OS X machine

The problem I'm trying to resolve here is that, in the terminal of an ssh session to an OS X machine, the output of the ls command cannot display utf8 encoded Chinese characters in file names ...
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Remote login on mac through Putty

I have enabled remote login through the system preferences (shows green) Tells me that to ssh I should do user@ip And is enabled for all users. In my firewall setting, firewall is off. I am able to ...
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Best approach for having an auto-restarting SSH tunnel service in Windows?

I use an SSH tunnel (with certain parameters, e.g. forwarding certain ports) to this server I work with. I run putty with the appropriate profile and everything works fine. But - I want this to happen ...
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Transfer file from server to home computer via another server

I have a text file on the server (Linux) at work and now I am at home. I am a PuTTY user. To connect to the server from home I have to connect to another server and then by SSH to the main server ...
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Revoke access with specific private key to an EC2 server

I have converted my PEM file to a PPK file and I can successfully connect to the EC2 through Putty or FileZilla using the private key. Lets say we have a scenario: I request a new PEM and give the ...
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SSH via Tor with Putty

How does one set up Tor in PuTTY? I'm using the Tor Browser Bundle on Windows 8.1. I came across https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorifyHOWTO/Putty but the screenshot containing the ...