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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Set custom bash prompt through ssh or putty

When logging on to servers I would like to have time displayed on my bash prompt so when I check previous things I've done, I can see at what time I did it. I think it's a particular useful feature ...
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REGEDIT won't load hive from Win 10 to Win 8.1

The story in a nutshell: I use PuTTY a lot I back up my file system regularly I got tired of Win 10 freezing on me every couple of minutes, so I decided to reset my PC to factory settings (Win 8.1) ...
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Using Cntlm & PuTTY to use http/https through SSH Tunnel

Forgive my grammar and my bad English. I'll try to explain as clearly and concisely as I can! This is an overview of the network topology I am facing: MyWorkstation → Transparent Proxy → Internet ...
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Typing “Ctrl+R” only lets me type a single character when I'm connected via SSH

I connect to my server via ssh (PuTTY). Type Ctrl+R at the console. Type a single character. I can cycle through the previous commands by pressing Ctrl+R more times. But if I type another character ...
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Using vim with Putty results in X server error

I used Putty to remote to Linux machine, and when I use vim to open a file it always delays and display message PuTTY X11 proxy: unable to connect to forwarded X server: Network error: Connection ...
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Cannot SSH into VirtualBox Ubuntu VM using Putty

I'm running Windows 7 and have Ubuntu VirtualBox installed. I'm trying to ssh into Ubuntu from my Windows using Putty. I failed. I have tried the following: I see that OpenSSH server is running and ...
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Why would Putty SSH hang even when another connection is fine?

This started some time a few days ago. I connect via Putty SSH from home in Chicago to a Linux server on AWS EC2 us-east-1 to do some scripting work on the command-line. Chicago to us-east-1 is a ...
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Cygwin mounted drive not accessible from remote machine

I have a mounted share drive l: on a Windows 7 64 bit machine I will call box1. In Cygwin on box1, I type mount and the mounted drive shows up correctly as L: on /cygdrive/l type ntfs (binary). When ...
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/bin/bash is not launched when ssh putty is used

I can access to my rented server using SSH Putty. But when I launch Putty the /bin/bash is not activated (for instance, pressed up arrow is show like ^[[A - not last operation, etc.). How can ...
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Strange errors converting video with VLC remotely on Kali Linux

I'm using Putty to connect to my Kali Linux machine remotely. I have an mp4 that I would like to convert to mp3 via command line: cvlc "temp/5b531984164ae64008f644e3236bb09d/" ...
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How to share putty session/screen with others in same network?

I am working on a windows machine which connects to Linux server, and I feel need of sharing my Putty session (for linux server) with others in my team (remotely located). All of us are in same ...
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Raspbian - Putty(Windows) Interface. X-Display doesn't work with root user

I can transfer display with Xming and Putty successfully with my user "pi" but not with the "root" user. It gives me the error: PuTTY X11 proxy: Unsupported authorisation protocol Any ideas what it ...
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Configure Putty to send Telnet data without pressing Enter?

Is there a way to configure Putty in telnet mode to send data from the keyboard immediately, without having to press enter? For example, when using Windows telnet, if i connect to my server and press ...
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Problems with X11 forwarding

I am trying to do some X11 forwarding from my windows machine. I have tried: Mingw64 Cygwin64 putty In both Mingw and cygwin I run I get these results: $ ssh -X bongioc@ncp-cb-1.nintextest.com ...
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How open URL in first time without log in on the Terminal

I want to open a URL (for examplewww.google.com) from the terminal (SSH with PuTTY) on Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi. I must first log into Kerio control webpage (https://168.19...../) then access the ...
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Why do left + right double quote characters change PuTTY's title bar?

I ran across this accidentally when selecting a text row from a mySql database that contained several of the left double quote ( “ “ ) and right double quote ( ” ” ) ...
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Is it possible to load PuTTY connection information (session) from file?

Is it possible to load PuTTY connection information (session) from file? Not from registry, not from command line, but from file? I would like to have a file per each remote computer and open it ...
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PuTTY only executing the first command in a script specified by -m

I try to do a automatic backup of our Avocent Console server. Content of backup.cmd: putty.exe -ssh root@acs01.NULL.local -pw secretpw -m acs01.txt Content of acs01.txt: cli cd system_tools/ ...
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How to auto execute my script

I want to auto execute my script when I login to putty session on my system. My script is residing in my /home/alih directory. Script change the current directory to my working directory.
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Commands lines for using “Remote Controlled Printing” from PuTTy

Well I'm trying to execute command line to open an application in order to previsualize before printing. So, if someone can help me that would be terrific!
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Concurrent plink (putty) instances / sessions limit?

I'm controlling a lot of devices on which i need to batch run commands, it's working just fine sequentially but if i try to run all of them in parallel i'm getting plink network errors. I'm pretty ...
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Putty: limit to where you send your keys

with putty agent on windows, how can i limit to which hosts i even send my keys auth tries? mostly concerned with applications that uses plink connecting to hosts i don't know about. does pagent ...
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[Putty]Enabling keep alives through the target line

Because I am a (really) lazy person and got bored of entering my login credentials everytime I started Putty, I made a shortcut (I use Windows 8.1 on my laptop) to Putty and appended the target line ...
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Does anyone know if PuTTy accept a Visual Basic program for previsualization for printing?

I'm many days with this problem on windows... And I don't know what to do. Can anyone help me please? This is the situation: Various clients conect to a server with PuTTy, obviously with their login ...
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Storing my password in PuTTY--security threat?

A security question. I use PuTTy to send text files to a remote server. The connection is SSH. Nothing of mine on the remote server has any value or needs to be private. Is it a risk to have PuTTy ...
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How do you get a program to show up in the Windows 10 search field?

I like to start my programs by hitting the Windows Start key and just typing in the first couple letters of the program and then hitting enter. However, when I type in the letters for putty.exe it ...
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Print Preview with PuTTY

PuTTY is a very good application, but it doesn't have printing options, or maybe I don't know them. Can anyone help me? It's really necessary to preview what we are going to print. Another option is ...
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Enable passwordless root login via ssh

As a new task, I need to enable passwordless root login to a server (running Debian 8). As attachment to the assignment I have two files: id_dsa and id_dsa.pub ... Sorry for the beginner ...
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how to determine the size of a putty window

I would like to open three putty session and align them horizontally. By default the columns is 80 but I can't fit 3 putty side by side. So I maximized one of them and type tput cols the result is ...
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No notifications in irssi for new private messages

My problem is that I get no notifications in irssi when receiving a new message: whether that be a private message, or just a message from a chan which isn't my current window. I use two different ...
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Windows 10: PuTTY does not work correctly with the taskbar context menu?

When right clicking on the PuTTY icon in the Windows 10 taskbar, I get recent connections. Clicking on one of those just opens the PuTTY main page. Instead of connecting to that connection. Is it me? ...
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PuTTY 0.64 to OpenSSH 6.2 Connection Failure

I am having a problem connecting a PuTTY 0.64 client to an OpenSSH 6.2 server. The only two clues I have are the following, from the session log: We believe remote version has SSH-2 channel request ...
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numlock not behaving as expected with vim

I'm trying to use the numeric keypad with vim and am having difficulty doing so. I hit numlock in the terminal and punch numbers in on it and it works as expected. I then go into vim and punch ...
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Change to Virtual Console 2-4 on target system via PuTTY and screen

I am trying to figure out how to change to Virtual Consoles 2-4 on a target system using PuTTY and screen. I have read the screen man pages and the replies here, but I still can't figure it out. ...
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Putty error “Network error:Software caused connection abort”

I am trying to connect to host server using putty (for SSH). In putty I enter my server's IP and port as 22 and when click 'open' get this error of connection abort and putty becomes inactive. I tried ...
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ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection refused

I am trying to ssh into my new Raspberry Pi using MobaXterm but I keep getting the following error: ssh: connect to host ... port 22: Connection refused. Both the PC and Raspberry Pi have wired ...
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Linux CLI colors wrong output

I have a few different linux systems and some of them the color looks ok and right. Other ones the colors are darker and bold. I have checked my putty settings and output from dircolors and they ...
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Serial connection over PuTTY and -m?

I am using a com port to connect to a device. I would like to run a script that does 3 commands for me. Currently I'm trying to do "start putty.exe -load temp1 -m script.txt" All of that is in the ...
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How do I configure Putty to show non-printing Ascii Characters when using a Serial Connection

I am trying to debug communication with a hardware device via serial port. The hardware device will occasionally send out information that is not a alphanumeric or whitespace character. While my ...
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Putty CTRL + a doesnt work on minecraft screen

I have a minecraft server on an other computer and after couple of hours my Putty started acting wierdly when i try to push the server's screen to the background. I tried ctrl + a d and it was writing ...
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Accidentally deleted all kernel files from /boot

I have a virtual machine (VM) running Ubuntu Server 14.04. I access the VM remotely using putty. Recently I came into a problem when /boot was 100% full. I came across numerous articles which ...
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Strange “Last Login” ip SSH

I was told to post this here instaed of StackOverflow so here it goes: 2 weeks ago I accessed my server via SSH and noticed that PuTTY displayed an "Last Login" IP from India. Today I accessed the ...
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Is it possible to use Fiddler as a proxy for PuTTy

I've been using Fiddler as a proxy to download packages with npm and bower through our NTLM proxy and it works fine. however I'm having issues setting PuTTy up to do the same thing. How would I go ...
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When/why does SSH close a connection?

I have a CentOS server which I access via SSH from my Windows laptop, either manually with Putty or programmatically using the Python Fabric module. Sometimes after a period of inactivity the ...
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Git commit over SSH not recognizing remote repository

I have 2 machines, client and server. I want to send git repositories from client to server, using remote push. I've run these commands in this order on the server: mkdir /mnt && cd /mnt ...
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Can't execute remote command using PuTTY/ Plink over SSH

Currently I am trying to run bat files call_putty.bat and call_plink.bat, but it isn't excuting the input commands in -m E:\CREATE_ONT.txt When I remove -m E:\CREATE_ONT.txt, the SSH session is ...
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how to open the options window for extraPutty session manager

I'm using ExtraPutty and have also installed 'Putty session manager' the session manager's options window: It appeared once when I first installed the session manager but I only get access to the ...
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Can't connect through ssh from remote computer but can locally

I have an archlinux computer running openssh that I can connect to locally with no issues. However when I try and connect from another network I get errors. SSH is listening to port 22 but I set up my ...
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importing putty connections from old registry- load hive disabled

How do I import putty connections from an old registry? The old hard drive is USB connected. The option "load hive" is disabled in Regedit. What are my options? Operating system:Windows Seven I got a ...
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Openssh installed still Putty is not working properly

I have setup 2 virtual systems of ubuntu using VMware player7.1.My physical system is running on Win7. Both the VMs are configured in Bridged Network mode. I am using wifi router in my home. I am able ...