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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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 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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Send character not working in mailutils

I'm trying to send an email from the console: louis@ubuntu:~$ mail user@example.com Cc: Subject: Testing Postfix This is the full body. . . . . . . You can see I'm unable to get out of the body. ...
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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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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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How do I transfer a file to my server using PuTTY?

when calling SCP in PuTTY on my Win7 box, it doesn't let me use C:/, but I also have no idea where on my local machine it will look for files by default. None of program directory or user directory ...
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Sending change virtual console command in PuTTY

I'm trying to use PuTTY to change the virtual console on Linux via the usual key commands - Alt + F1 or Ctrl + Alt + F1 etc. However this doesn't work. Switching TTY should be simple and is something ...
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Trying to access a internal modem over serial with putty. Only typing letters a and A work

I try to connect to an internal broadband modem over the serial (com port) with putty. It is Windows 7 64 with 64 bit drivers for the modem. When I connect with putty to the port the only letters I ...
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PuTTY Network Error: Software caused connection abort

I have a strange problem: When I'm using PuTTY with SSH connecting to a Linux server hosted in VMware on my local Windows 7, I often get the error saying "Network error: Software caused ...
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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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How to configure PuTTY so that Home/End/PgUp/PgDn work properly in bash?

The keys Home, End, PageUp, PageDown all type a ~ in my bash session instead of moving the cursor / view around. Why does this happen and which settings do I need to change? GNU bash, version ...
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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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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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Change default keyboard shortcuts for Putty

I frequently user Ctrl+U for page-up in vim. I started using PuTTY Connection Manager, which has the same keyboard shortcut for duplicating the current tab session. Please let me know, how could we ...
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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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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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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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The clipboard is not shared with PuTTY under CentOS

I'm running CentOS 6 on the local machine and using PuTTY. Selection, copying and pasting text works well inside the PuTTY session. But the clipboard content on the local machine does not change. My ...
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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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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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PUTTY: How do I cut & paste under Ubuntu?

How does (where is) the the cut&paste function for PUTTY under Ubuntu ? EDIT: source text is not in the PUTTY window. EDIT: Found the problem: the source text is in a Google Chrome tab which ...
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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 to copy a file using pscp through an intermediary gateway server hop

I have a linux jump box between me and a remote server. I have seen a few posts on how to do this with scp (e.g. here), but I am on a Windows box, so the situation is slightly different. I want to ...
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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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Mouse scrolling down in vim inside tmux via PuTTY, but not up

I'm experiencing an issue across multiple platforms where scrolling down with the mouse wheel works fine, but not scrolling up, while using vim within a tmux session within PuTTY. Any ideas? Maybe ...
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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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Can you disable the Ctrl-S (XOFF) keystroke in Putty?

I do a lot of ssh-ing, and periodically I hit Ctrl+S, which naturally sends an XOFF, and causes all kinds of problems (not to mention it takes a while for me to figure out what happened, then another ...
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sftp to ec2 instance using FileZilla/Putty

I can only login to my ec2 instance via Putty/FileZilla if I use the username ubuntu. This is fine for putty as i can then su but in filezilla I am not able to add any files as I am not able to su. ...
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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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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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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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how to optimize the cpu consumption of PuTTy in Win 7

whenever I run putty in my Win 7, it utilizes 25% of CPU process. i need to open 10-12 sessions at a time which in turns crashes my system. Can anybody help me know how to reduce the CPU utilization ...
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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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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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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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copy file from network device to local computer from SSH via TFTP

Network device (embedded Linux OS, SSH-enabled) connected to local computer (Windows OS). What is SSH command to copy binary file from network device to local computer via TFTP? Also, what's command ...
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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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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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PuTTY not sending Esc

I SSH with PuTTY from my Win7 x64 laptop to a Unix environment for my office. The problem I'm facing is very similar to this post where I cannot send an Esc character to the terminal. I first noticed ...
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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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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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Windows 7 putty unable to connect, but works in safemode

Ok so I have been trying to get putty to run on windows 7, with very little luck. Here is the event log from putty: 2012-08-09 15:23:28 Looking up host "redacted ip" 2012-08-09 15:23:28 ...
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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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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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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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Running interactive commands in remote machine using putty command line

I am trying to connect to remote terminal using putty command line with below command: C:\Program Files>putty.exe -ssh -2 -l username -pw password -m remote.cmd -t 10.127.1.1 In remote.cmd file, I ...
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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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RDP to Windows machine via SSH tunnels breaks the connection

I am having a weird problem that I cannot understand why it happens. Basically, it is the same symptoms described by this user: ...
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How to get the AHK Visible Window Text from Putty?

Is there a way to retrieve the contents of the Putty buffer from an AutoHotKey script? For many applications, WinGetText works, but it doesn't seem to for Putty. Also, the AHK Windows Spy doesn't ...