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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Mouse scrolling in vim through tmux, how to configure?

I'm using a combination of PuTTY, tmux and vim. If I just open an SSH connection with PuTTY and then open vim, mouse scrolling works as expected. But if I open tmux and then open vim inside tmux the ...
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Is it possible to connect to the local Windows shell with PuTTY?

I don't know of a working Windows SSH server (not one that I trust enough, yet, at any rate). Therefore, I can't simply connect to localhost on port 22 from PuTTY. I want to use PuTTY because the ...
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How to close login shell (and children of that shell) after unclean SSH exit (e.g. closing PuTTY instance)

If PuTTY window is closed without explicitly ending the session, the login shell and subshells remain in the process tree (note the script.sh was running at the time SSH connection was dropped): user ...
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PuTTy port forwarding, echoing information back to the same socket?

I am having issues with my Java code not writing data to an output stream on a Socket correctly. Is there a way to forward information from one of my ports, back to itself using PuTTy? Or potentially ...
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why does screen cause problems with sftp?

I love to use screen, but I haven't really had much experience using it over ssh. At work I recently was issued a shell account and I decided to try to configure it so that screen gets run when I ...
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Windows 7 / PuTTY drop IPv6 TCP connections on brief outages

This is an IPv6-version of the following question: Why Windows 7 / PuTTY drop TCP connections even on very brief outages? After moving from IPv4 to IPv6, I've noticed that my IPv6 connections would ...
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Setting up VNC viewer for remote server

I have a remote server (Unix) that I've used via PuTTY SSH from my laptop (Windows 7). However, I want to have a GUI to run a certain program on that server. I've tried X11 forwarding, but the GUI it ...
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How to make PuTTY's font automatically change color (while connected to a Linux server) as I did with Windows cmd.exe using a background batch script?

I was able to create a Windows Command Prompt that automatically changes its text color on a white background every ~1.5 seconds, thanks to the help of @dbenham and @Woody. I also use PuTTY every day, ...
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Forwarded connection refused by server: Administratively prohibited [open failed]

I sometimes use PuTTY as a SOCKS proxy, and I've noticed that sometimes, when the web-page I'm trying to connect to (from the web-browser) does not exist, and requires a prolonged timeout, the shell ...
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Auto launching a PuTTY SSH connection to a VirtualBox Arch Linux guest once it loads

I have a Virtual Machine with Arch Linux under a Windows 8.1 host. I currently open the vm, wait until it boots (or until saved state is restored), and then connect through SSH so I can have ...
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Increasing scrollback for screen in putty

I use screen a lot. Whenever I scroll up, I see that there is the screen command I used to reattach to the screen. I was wondering if we can increasing the size of scrollback for screen from screen ...
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Comand on text file needs to be run in putty

I have logged into a server using putty, now i want to run some commands saved in my laptop in a txt file. Please help me how can i get is done. I need all the commands to be run in that particular ...
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Cannot SSH to a second computer inside my network

I have two Linux servers running right now. The first one works just fine when I try to connect from Putty. Port 22 is forwarded for my working SSH server. Port 911 is forwarded for my not working ...
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How does one verify the PGP RSA and/or DSA checksum signatures for putty?

To verify the download integrity of putty, how is the best way to first verify the "SHA-512: (RSA sig) | (DSA sig)" PGP signature of these check-sum files for putty? (I am guessing "sig" means ...
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Using PuTTY (SSH) to connect to home router

I'm quite new to puTTY and SSH. I am having difficulties connecting to my router using SSH. I am able to connect just fine with Telnet however. Is there any prerequisites needed for SSH? For instance, ...
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X11 forwarding succeeds for one remote machine, fails for another (identical?) one

I have a Windows 7 box with Xming (running) and PuTTY (both up-to-date versions). I'm doing X11 forwarding to two Kubuntu 12.04 machines, and running xclock on each. On the first machine - it works; ...
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Are there any SSH / Telnet clients for Windows that support tabs?

I currently use putty for SSH and Telnet on Windows. But the lack of tab support in Putty makes it difficult for me to keep multiple windows open at once (up 10 at a time). Does anyone know anything ...
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Reconnect after reboot [duplicate]

Is it possible to keep putty 'alive' while im rebooting my remote computer? Of course with logging in again. Means: I'm connected to my remote host via putty. I reboot the remote host via commandline ...
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Multiple users connected to same Host Name (IP Address) via SSH. “ps U <env_name>” shows Process ID's of those connected. Can I message them somehow?

Question says it all. The situation: There are several SSH logins all logged in under the same username. The command "ps U wvsd" shows something like this: PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND 1990 ? ...
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How to set up SSH auth with Windows/git/tortoisegit/putty/Synology

I'm hopelessly confused. I am trying to stop tortoisegit from prompting me for a password every time I pull/push (I don't mind once for each time I log on to Windows, but thereafter I want it to be ...
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How to type a command more than 257 characters in putty?

Putty doesn't allow typing more than 257 characters. I have searched the terminal settings, there is no option to set the maximum command length.
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PuTTY - When press Up arrow to show command from history, it forces me to edit command in vi? How to change?

When I am in PuTTY, and I execute a bunch of commands, I often want to use the same command I just used. So I press the "Up" arrow. The last command now shows up, but I want to edit it a little. I ...
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Server is refusing putty key - absolutely cannot figure it out

So I'm using putty on a Windows 8.1 machine, Pageant to keep track of keys, logging into a remote CentOS machine. I generated a 2048 bit RSA key using PuttyGen, and copied the text from the Public ...
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SSH Tunnel for restricted user w/ PuTTY and no shell

so I have been using SSH tunnels to restrict access to internal sites or portions of public sites for a while now, and since only admins had SSH access at all I've been using standard non-root/sudo ...
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prohibitive keymapping with putty, gnu screen and vim

I'm logged in to my Debian machine using putty. I have a GNU screen session open and I am running vim in it. the problem I have is that when I go to save the file using :w<enter> this appears to ...
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Alt codes with PuTTY

I want to send the alt code Alt + 1 + 2. It will produce this alt code: § However PuTTY is not recognising any alt codes, including §. What do I do to get it to recognise the code?
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No longer able to access Centos 6 VPS the “normal” way?

So I still yes do have access to the serial console stuff but I am really limited on my options now. I did numerous things before I had rebooted my VPS so I really can't pinpoint what I did to cause ...
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How to configure putty to ssh to multiple vm using same host

I am running two Hortonworks Sandbox 1.3 guest VMs (both running Centos 6) on a Windows 7 host. I am using Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.2 with host-only adapter added to each of the guest VMs in addition to ...
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Is there a command in Linux which waits till it will be terminated?

I'm trying to build a Windows batch file, which starts putty/plink with port forwarding, and nothing else. The Windows part is ready so far: start plink.exe -ssh -i key.ppk -L 1234:localhost:80 ...
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Bluescreen when Putty reads from serial port

I already got two bluescreens this morning when running Putty (Version 0.63.0.0, which is the newest version as far as I can tell). I have a microcontroller that sends data to a serial->usb converter. ...
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Does disabling Getty stop the ability to login via ethernet over SSH?

I'm currently using SSH(via ethernet cable) to login to my Raspberry pi and access it using my Laptop.(using Putty on Windows 8) I have to use the serial port of Raspberry Pi(in GPIOs tty0) for a ...
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Why i can't run idle in python, while i am connected through putty

here is the the text it shows when I try to run idle: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/opt/epd/bin/idle", line 5, in <module> main() File ...
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Tunneling a license based on smartsniff output?

I use ssh tunneling through putty in windows 7 to connect windows desktops at work and have been able to use ssh-tunneling for a matlab license in the past as well. However, now I had a program ...
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keeping putty open after ssh command has run

I'm trying to run a remote command on an SSH server via the Remote command field of the PuTTY Configuration dialog (Connection -> SSH) and every time I do the window closes before I've had a chance to ...
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How to communicate between two VirtualBox VMs running on same host

I am running two VM instances of RHEL/CentOS on my VirtualBox instance running on host Windows 7. The problem is when I am executing VBoxManage list vms -l | more and then sunsequently VBoxManage ...
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Re-usable key binding in windows 7

I suspect this has previously been asked somewhere, but I cannot find it. Anyway, I have set up a key-binding so Ctrl-Alt-T opens Putty in Windows7. so far so good. However, this is only a single ...
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Midnight Commander: user running commands or scripts/executables

When I putty to my CentOS (6.4) and launch mc as a normal user (not root) I get fired from the putty window: Server unexpectedly closed network connection. This quit annoying if you are used to ...
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Cygwin unable to compile

I just downloaded Cygwin, I've never used it before cause I've always used putty. Cygwin is not letting me compile; I can see the files but it just doesn't let me compile and I do not understand why, ...
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How to use SSH Public Key with PuTTY to connect to a Linux machine

I am trying to set a public SSH key connection from a Windows 7 machine to a Red-Hat Linux machine. The ultimate purpose is to use pscp (PuTTY's version of scp) from the command terminal w/o the need ...
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Firefox, two Linux machines, one X-server

I have a Linux machine I regularly log on to via ssh (putty) from Windows. I'm running VcXsrv X-server on my Windows desktop. I mainly use this to run a debugger (ddd) and firefox to access our ...
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Click on the other side of a vertical split in Emacs

I split emacs vertically and have xterm-mouse-mode enabled (I am using PuTTY). If I split the left half horizontally, I can use my mouse to easily click between the buffers. If I attempt to click the ...
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PuTTY: how to properly emulate -t option

On Linux the ssh command has a -t option whose man page reads: Force pseudo-tty allocation. This can be used to execute arbitrary screen-based programs on a remote machine, which can be very ...
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Can't Get libpam-ssh-agent-auth Working In Ubuntu 13.10

I've been wrestling with this particular issue most of the day, and have been making SOME progress, but I'm still a bit stuck. I would like to be able to authenticate an SSH session using a private ...
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Windows SSH Client to monitor connection [closed]

I am looking for a Windows SSH Client that will monitor your SSH connection to your Server and will notify you via balloon notification if SSH connection dropped. Also it will let you reconnect ...
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PuTTY: Forcibly terminate an SSH session without closing the window

Is there a way to forcibly terminate an SSH session in PuTTY, short of closing the PuTTY window? For example, in OpenSSH, I can use the ~. escape sequence to kill the connection. This is useful when ...
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Possible to share internet from windows to linux using putty?

I have two computers (Windows 7) and (CentOS 6.4) on my local network, Windows computer takes internet from a mobile device(android using tethering). I connect to CentOS via putty at IP 192.168.1.3 ...
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Can I output results of a MySQL query to a csv file via Putty?

I've typed the following code to output the csv file , but it shows an error mysql> SELECT *INFO OUTFILE 'd:/student.csv' FIELDS TERMINATED BY ',' OPTIONALLY ENCLOSED BY '"' LINES TERMINATED BY ...
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putty double click on session name does not automatically start session

all the docs on putty say, "To start a saved session immediately: double-click on the session name in the list box." This works on all of my saved sessions except for the session I most recently ...
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How to fix the COM port name for USB serial port in Windows 7?

I am using USB-to-Serial port adapter in Windows 7 notebook. The model as seen in Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers is named as Profilic USB-to-Serial Comm Port. When ...
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how can I search for a string in a folder that has zip files also

I am trying to search a string in a folder "test". This folder has sub folders and zip files too. I want to search within this directory to find the match. I used zgrep '11:57' test zgrep '11:57' ...