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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Can I output results of a MySQL query to a Excel file via Putty?

I'm on a local windows machine. The MySQL DB is on a CentOS machine elsewhere on the same local network. I want to output the results of the query that I'm typing directly into Putty into an Excel (or ...
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Network error: Connection timed out

I am trying to connect to server through Putty. It works fine for few days. Then I entered wrong password few times and Putty is stuck and I force close it. As soon as I do this, I am getting error ...
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Need to copy a file from unix box to windows folder using pscp command

I have a unix svr A: username: uname password: pwd then there are some files under /usr/local/jboss/configuration which are accessible only when a 'sudo su' command is performed. (and the username ...
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Passthru printing via PuTTY/KiTTY to Konica Minolta Bizhub Multifunctional Printers secured by PageScope

We have been unable to passthru print using PuTTY (or its offshoot KiTTY) to several Konica Minolta multifunctional printers which are secured by KM's PageScope. I have been able to get Procomm Plus ...
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Can't see PuTTY window on Windows Vista any longer

Recently I found that I could launch PuTTY but that no window was displayed. The Task bar has putty as a running application and I can right click on that to get the move and close option. If I ...
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Acessing a secure site via Putty SSH Tunnel outside the browser

I wish to access all requests to selected secure domain e.g. https://testdomain.com from anywhere on my pc (not just browsers) via putty ssh tunnel. I tried using a dynamic and this worked when I ...
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How do I choose what shows up in PuTTY title bar from Linux?

In the PuTTY configuration there's an option in Terminal->Features called Disable remote-controlled window title changing. Without that enabled, the title bar of PuTTY will change every time I press ...
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PuTTY inserts random characters during a session

I recently started renting space on a remote server so that I could work on a project. I found that a relatively painless way to access it on a windows machine is through PuTTY. However, there is one ...
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Run custom command instead of browser when clicking http(s) links

I am running a Fedora desktop with virtualised Windows 7 for certain programs that are needed for my daily work. One annoyance is that links in programs try to open with the default browser inside the ...
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Putty Window inactive after certain time

I am currently processing on a server. I am using Putty to do this. As I am running multiple processes (8), I am using multiple cores as well. After a certain time (2-3 days) I get an error saying: ...
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Batch file or script to telnet to multiple hosts, log initial output then close and test next host

I have a large list of IP addresses from a database that I need to sanitize and determine which type of host (it'll be one of 2 device types) each IP address relates to. Is there a way of using a ...
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Connect from Windows VM in Azure to Linux box in Azure using Putty

I created a CentOS 6.6 box(Linux Machine) in Azure, and generated the .ppk keys for the same. When I try to connect to Linux machine from my local system (not in azure), I am able to successfully ...
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Please hlep in using Putty [closed]

My task is, get file names from a database table (sql query i can easily make), then put these file names to .csv file after that on bases of these file names, copy and paste files from one location ...
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PSFTP automatically closes after logging in

I just started using PuTTY and it's included file share PSFTP. I can access the server (open server.example.com) but when it asks me to "login as: " and I enter my login name, it automatically closes ...
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Function key shortcuts in PuTTY/MinTTY and Tmux/Byobu

As a long-time lurker on Stack Exchange, I've found answers to most of my problems without needing to so much as make an account. But today I'm completely stumped with this issue, so I'm reaching out ...
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PuTTY: Run a remote command after login & keep the shell running

What I'm trying to do: start a PuTTY session from the command line, login to remote machine and cd to provided directory. putty.exe -agent -ssh some.host That will open a session & login with ...
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Enable SSH keys on startup in KeePass with KeeAgent plugin

I am using KeePass with the KeeAgent plugin. I want to log into systems using PuTTY without typing my password (but having an encrypted id_rsa file). I have it configured to the point that if I do ...
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ksh Auto-Completion PuTTY Configuration

I'm having a bit of a problem configuring my PuTTY client to work with the auto-completion feature in the ksh shell. I do a listing on the root with the directories /home and /homeroot and it returns ...
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PuTTY Fatal Error: Software Caused Connection Abort

I am using PuTTY and tried to do an SSH connection... However, upon trying to connect to the server, I was met with the error "PuTTY Fatal Error. Network Error: Software caused connection abort" I ...
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Putty - excute remote script and leave console open

I'm running the following command in windows console: "C:\Putty\putty.exe" -load "mySavedSession1" -m C:\somePath\localScript.txt -v localScript.txt content: /somePath/update-new-ver.sh the ...
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PuTTY not opening [duplicate]

PuTTY has stopped opening on my machine today. I've never had this problem before. When I click on the .exe, PuTTY appears in the taskbar, but I cannot use it. It won't open. Like it's a frozen ...
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How to open the upper left context menu via keystroke (for PuTTY on Windows)

Does anybody know a keystroke to open the upper left context menu in Windows operating systems? I'm referring to the one listling: Restore Move Size Minimize Maximize Close In particular I want ...
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Enabling socks proxy in my browser is freezing my putty terminal

Local system - Windows 8.1, Putty, Firefox with FoxyProxy addon (Socks5) Remote server - Ubuntu 14.04 (headless) When i enable FoxyProxy and use SSH tunneling, the putty session freezes and the ...
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Putty Keyboard freezes

I am using Putty on a Win7 VDI and everything works fine for hours but when I leave it unattended for a while, the keyboard stops responding. I can highlight with the keyboard but nothing happens when ...
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Raspberry Pi IP Address and Ethernet Connection not Working

I just configured my Raspberry Pi with Raspbian. I want to SSH into it with my laptop, so I connected my laptop and the pi with an Ethernet cable. Then, I went to the raspberry pi command line to get ...
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Prevent Putty from wrapping lines

When a line is longer than the current window width, Putty will wrap the line instead of showing a horizontal scroll bar. How can I prevent this behavior? It's particularly annoying when using a ...
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Connecting to an SSH server from Client behind an NTLM Proxy

I'm trying to get to my SSH server on the internet from a corporate network. All connections to the outside internet have to be proxied through a server that check's for the NTLM hash of each client ...
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SSH into server on network - and then access a web interface (ip only, no port)

I'm trying to access the web interface of my NAS externally. What I tried: In putty - make an ssh tunnel on 80, then I fill in the IP of the web interface, on port 80 aswell (I think this part is ...
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Putty windows not displaying [duplicate]

This problem has occurred starting this morning. I haven't changed any display settings, updated putty, I hadn't even rebooted until trouble shooting. Running Putty release 0.63 Vista Business OS. ...
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Plink in PowerShell ISE

How can I get plink to work in a PowerShell ISE window? It seems to work just fine in a regular PowerShell command window, but it just hangs when I try to use it in ISE, and doesn't prompt for a user ...
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rdp from win7 computer to srv2008 over 2 ssh servers - no root

I am trying to establish a RDP connection to a remote windows server. Due to firewall restrictions, I need to create a SSH tunnel over 2 remote ssh servers. win7 + putty => sshsrv1 (no root) sshsrv1 ...
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Open ssh session with defined title from command line

I have a little problem with executing putty(from command line) with -m argument. Please help me with this, or suggest a better way if you know one :) The command(from "Run"): putty -ssh ...
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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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Crontab + Forever + node.js + NPM

I cant put my crontab to work. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04x64 So, this is what I did: .root .pw .sudo apt-get update .sudo apt-get install nodejs .sudo apt-get install npm .curl ...
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Multiple Putty and Cygwin/X sessions not working

I'm trying to connect multiple Putty Sessions at once, and have a single CygwinX server running on my machine. The first putty session i open is able to successfully launch a gnome-terminal, proving ...
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MTPuTTY Alt+Tab weird behavior

I've been having an annoying issue with MTPuTTY on Windows 8.1 where when alt+tabbing out of the application, the first tap of alt+tab results in focus on MTPuTTY and not the next application like the ...
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What is causing PuTTy to not connect to Raspberry Pi?

I have a Raspberry Pi, and I have an SD card with Rasbian on it that is currently in the Pi. I have a laptop with Windows 8.1 on it, and I have connected it to the Pi using an Ethernet cable. I want ...
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Bypass ~/.profile on remote login to a linux server

Is there a way to bypass or prevent the execution of ~/.profile when logging into a remote Linux server using either ssh or putty?
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How do I get X11 Forwarding to work on Windows with PuTTY and Xming?

I've always wanted to get X11 Forwarding to work with PuTTY, and the X Window System I'm using is Xming. When I have Xming running and I establish a new connection to my server, I receive the ...
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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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how do I change the colour scheme on PuTTY?

I'm using PuTTY to SSH from my PC at home to Linux computers at work, but some of the text (folder names) is dark blue on black, which is almost impossible to read. How do I change the colour-scheme? ...
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tmux - how-to enable automatic switching from 80 to 132 columns and back

Currently in our terminal based accounting system, clients mostly use putty (0.61) and when a report is viewed in the terminal, an escape code is issued that kicks the screen from 80 to 132 columns if ...
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How do you convert an SSH private key to a .ppk on the Windows command line?

I have generated a key pair with ssh-keygen. I now want to use the same key pair with PuTTY-based applications. Because I'm working in a CLI environment, I want to convert the key to the .ppk format ...
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How to run a command file in PuTTY using automatic login in a command prompt?

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 -load "[Sessionname]" -l [user] -pw [password] -m ...
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Putty title changes after login

I am connecting with putty to a stock Ubuntu machine hosted at EC2, and notice the following: When I connect, the title of the putty window appears at first as the hostname I enter (e.g. ...
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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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PuTTY how to select text and copy text using keyboard ONLY

Is there any way of selecting a text with keyboard the way I do it normally using Shift+arrows.
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What is Xming and Xming-mesa

I'm trying to install Xming on Windows. How do I determine if I need Xming or Xming-mesa? Both are listed at http://www.straightrunning.com/xmingnotes/.
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x11 forwarding from windows to unix

i am trying to launch some GUI to a UNIX server from my win7 laptop. I have installed XMing Server (as also its fonts and XLaunch) and i am using a putty in order to launch an SSH session from my ...
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Faster alternative to X11 forwarding

I recently set up X11 forwarding via PuTTY and I loved that it just redirected any X11 application (simply when started in PuTTY) and worked seamlessly without a desktop. However, even though im ...