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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Cant access into ubuntu server using putty in virtualbox

I have ubuntu server installed in virtualbox and the host os is windows 7.I need to access into that ubuntu server using putty.Now the way to access via putty is to, have two adapter in virtual box ...
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How to change these Putty commands into Centos ones?

wget http://security.debian.org/debian-security/pool/updates/main/m/mysql-5.1/libmysqlclient16_5.1.73-1_i386.deb mkdir mysql32 dpkg --extract libmysqlclient*deb mysql32 mv mysql32/usr/lib/* ...
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With Putty how do you make it act like windows cmd prompt with up arrow presses?

With Putty I would like to be able to press the up key to cycle through previous commands like Windows cmd prompt. Is there a way to accomplish this with Putty windows on a serial connection? If not, ...
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How to detect the OS type of a SSH client from the remote OS

If I am using PuTTY from Windows to SSH to a remote OS, how do I detect what OS the SSH client is running on, from within the remote OS? I think this is probably impossible. Merely the terminal type ...
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SSH from Windows to Linux VM. Cannot invoke firefox: no display specified

I have been at this for the past two days and still no luck. $ firefox Error: no display specified $ firefox & [1] 25977 Error:no display specified ^C ^C [1]+ Exit 1 I am on a Windows7 ...
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using url with Putty to access Unix server

I need to access UNIX server from my windows machine and will be using PUTTY. Can I access the UNIX server with the url rather than direct IP address? I am getting error that host cannot be found ...
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pscp and UTF-8 characters

I'm having trouble copying files with UTF-8 characters using pscp on Windows. I'm using command line for that and following command: chcp 65001 pscp -scp -p -pw {pass} -batch ...
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How to manage SSH keys securely in Windows?

I currently have an SSH key I use to access both Bitbucket and my home server from my Windows laptop. The most convenient way I found to deal with the use of the private key was to just have pageant ...
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Login to linux box with putty using public ssh key

A hosting provider sent me a public key and the hostname of a linux box which I want to ssh into. Now usually, I simply input the hostname in putty and then type username and password, but now I just ...
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send [esc] or [del] keys with MTPuTTY to multiple hosts

I use MTPuTTY execute several commands at a number of ssh-hosts at the same time. In some cases I need to send a [esc] or [del] key to navigate in some menu. Is it possible to [esc] or [del] keys or ...
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Putty: highlighting copying

I currently use Putty at my work, and I am always fascinated by how useful the highlight copying tool is. Is there some way I can get this same feature on my System 76 laptop when I am in the ...
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Send command through PuTTY automatic login

I am using the following to login automatically to a remote server and then run commands listed in a commands.txt, like this: C:\path to\putty.exe -ssh adreese.ip -l user -pw Password -m C:\Path ...
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What is the public key file that is generated by PuTTY?

If I'm using the PuTTY key generator to create a public/private key pair, there is a button to "Save public key" like so: However OpenSSH doesn't accept the format of this public key file, at least ...
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How do I configure PuTTy so the tilde (~) is selected with the rest of the filepath?

When I double-click a filepath in my PuTTy console the entire path is selected, provided the path contains no spaces or certain characters like "%" or ";". Unfortunately, PuTTy also considers "~" to ...
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Issues connection to Ubuntu via PuTTy

I'm not sure this is the appropriate stack exchange site to post this question on. If not, please flag this for migration. I am trying to use PuTTy ssh into my ubuntu machine which is wirelessly ...
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vi copy entire line in PuTTY

I have a very long XML string in a line of a log in vi/PuTTY. It is too long to drag the mouse over to copy to clipboard. Is there a shortcut to select/copy to clipboard the entire line? I do not want ...
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Can I store multiple private keys in one Putty PPK file?

I have multiple accounts on a server, say for example red webadmin testuser At the moment I have private keys for these in separate PPK files. I have shortcuts to these on the desktop - so ...
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How to transmit single Hex value serial data in Putty using alt code?

I am trying to sent a specific hex value across a serial COM port using Putty. Specifically, I want to send the hex codes 9C, B6, FC, and 8B. I have looked up the alt codes for these and they are ...
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Pass-through account login through WinSCP [duplicate]

I have a Linux server, where when I connect by PuTTY, I first need to log in using a non-root account (let's say user1), and then issue the command su root or su - root to log in to the root account. ...
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how to copy text from linux to windows when using putty ssh to linux?

when I select a text and right click in an putty session to linux terminal, it echos back the selected test to terminal and then copies to clipboard, how can I prevent the copied to clipboard test to ...
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Virt-manager on Windows Desktop

I have a KVM host and would like to manage guest via the virtual machine manager on a Windows machine. I have been looking around on the Internet and some suggestions include using Xming and Putty ...
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Cannot convert ssh.com key to ppk format using Puttygen

I am having issues converting a private key from ssh.com format to putty format. Upon importing of the private key, I am met with the following error. Couldn't load private key (key does not begin ...
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How to PuTTY into a VirtualBox VM with a NAT network adapter?

So, I am not sure what IP address to put in PuTTY so that I can SSH to the guest vm from the host; the VM is configured with the connection type NAT.
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Slow screen redrawing in terminal emulator

I use a modified PuTTY (PuTTY Tray, derived from PuTTYcyg) to connect to my Cygwin's login shell (zsh), on Windows 7 (64-bit). This works, but the screen refreshing is very slow. For example, when I ...
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vim editor full screen in putty

I am using putty to connect to my linux server and if I open any files with vim or vi editor the editor margins are getting limited, whereas the same full screen is coming if I open in XTERM. My ...
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Problems sending data over serial port with PuTTY

I am using version 0.63 on Windows 7 x64 in a corporate domain environment. I have an enduser that is programming a bluetooth module over a serial connection. He is using a USB to Serial and we had ...
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PuTTY not running properly (Windows 8)

I'm trying to run PuTTY on my Windows 8 computer. I downloaded the program onto my desktop, but when I run it, no window pops up and nothing immediately visible happens. I check the task manager ...
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User-defined Color Palette for Linux(or PuTTY?)

As my title states, I'm only SSHing into my Linux Box. I decided to try to use the OSC escape code, but I'm pretty sure you can guess what happened. Okay, back to my question. Can I set my own ...
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Import ~/.ssh/config into Putty

I have a large amount of servers configured in my ~/.ssh/config on my Linux workstation. Currently I am however using a Windows workstation most of the time, and I'm wondering if it's possible to ...
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How to combine PuTTY automatic logon with width and height settings?

I saved a session in PuTTY where terminal width and height have been set. Now I want to make automatic logon and found that this could be easily done from command line. It really logs on. But then I ...
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Is it possible to specify interfaces for a reverse tunnel in PuTTY?

I am trying to set up a reverse tunnel from a Windows 7 box (call it A) behind a firewall to a DD-WRT router on my home network (call this B). The situation is this, I would like to be able to RDP ...
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How to auto attach any putty or kitty console to ConEmu

Is it possible to auto attach any putty.exe or kitty.exe console windows to ConEmu? If yes, then how can it be done?
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Font size with XMing X11 forwarding too small

I am using a GUI application running on a remote Linux host, but displaying on my Windows desktop using the XMing server, PuTTY with X11 forwarding, (and ssh -X as well, which is done by SLURM's srun ...
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Putty XForwarding open file in same instance

I have to use Eclipse ( or some other gui editor ) over putty using XForwarding with xming to remotely edit some files. The problem I'm facing is that sometimes I have an instance of eclipse open ...
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PuTTy Windows SSH doesn't accept UTF-8 password

I'm unable to login through ssh using PuTTy on windows. Everything works fine on linux and mac. Any idea or good alternative? I tried changing the character encoding to UTF-8 but no luck there. Edit: ...
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“No X11 DISPLAY variable was set” error - Amazon EC2 / SSH

I'm trying to install APT on an Amazon EC2 through PuTTY. I've uploaded APT, found here, and followed these instructions to install. However, when I run sh install-linux64-apt.sh in the proper ...
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SSH key on OSX 10.9 [duplicate]

Hy, I've got a MacBook Pro yesterday, and I'm trying to connect to the webserver with SSH key. I've found "sshkeychain" but when I want to add a key (which created on windows with putty) it says ...
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Unable to connect to server using Putty

I am using windows 8 for connecting to the Linux server, it would connect fine few days back but now I can not connect to it using only my computer. I can connect to that server with any other ...
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Automatically launching PuTTY with vagrant ssh

I run Vagrant on Windows and use PuTTY to connect to my VMs. This works fine, and I have saved a profile within PuTTY to connect to my VMs. Sometimes, I run 3 or 4 Vagrant boxes and therefore I have ...
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Unable to connect to VPS with SSH, failed authentication

I'm new to this whole VPS thing, and I'm having some problems with SSH. Basically, the password seems to be wrong, but I copied and pasted it from an email I got from the host, so it must be correct. ...
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The Linux Prompt (PS1) doesn't show correctly in PuTTy (Line Drawing with Shift Out/Shift In)

My Linux Prompt set as: ┌─ (USERNAME@HOSTNAME PATH) -> └─ $ The PS1 is: export PS1="\n\[\033[30;1m\]\[\033(0\]l\[\033(B\]\[\033(0\]q\[\033(B\] (\u@\h \[\033[31;1m\]\w\[\033[30;1m\]) ...
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VM refuses key on Windows

My Vagrant VM is up and running, but if i check netstat, it is just ESTABLISHED but not LISTENING. TCP 192.168.56.1:139 0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING TCP 192.168.56.1:50973 ...
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SSH - Software caused connection abort for single login

I'll give a full background here, not sure how relevant some of it will be but it can't hurt... So I had a VM running ubuntu server 13.10 that I recently upgraded 14.04 LTS. After the upgrade, it ...
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How to set up HTTP/SOCKS5 tunneling proxy on Windows using freeSSHd?

freeSSHd was set up on the server. Putty successfully connecting to server over SSH. I have tried to configure tunneling for SOCKS5 and HTTP but it failed to work. Especially was tested on Opera where ...
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Putty- Incoming packet was garbled on decryption

I am using putty (v 0.60) to connect virtualbox(v 4.2.16) CentOS. But i am getting the error "Incoming packet was garbled on decryption". When i connect to virtual box IP by SSH its asking me to ...
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Getting “Server unexpectedly closed network connection”

I created VM by using Jclouds API and by giving the public address in putty login into the VM. I tried to install GUI in VM by giving the below command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It is ...
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Copy the entire content of a file opened in Putty to clipboard

I know ho to copy and paste using Putty, but I was wondering if there was a way to select and copy to clipboard the entire content of a file that is opened, say, with nano. Is this possible? The ...
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Make USB virtual COM device persistent through reboots

EDIT: Having rethought the issue, perhaps my question can be summarized like this: Is there an existing COM terminal type program that will automatically detect when a COM port becomes unavailable and ...
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How can i disable Pageant in Putty in command line?

I open SSH links in Putty from KeePass (with KeeAgent plugin). One of servers I visit show authentication error immediately after connection, because putty tries to use private key authentication. ...
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Dual Color Putty

How Can I / (can I even) allow for two color schemes in Putty? I want data received to be in one color, and transmitted data / commands be in a second color. Can I configure Putty to show data in ...