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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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 ...
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Configuring function keys in PuTTY for both Vim and Midnight Commander under tmux?

First off, I'm aware that I can use Alt+1 (through 9 and 0) to synthesize the respective function keys (F1 through F10) in Midnight Commander. It has helped me many times, but by default I still press ...
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How to use use PuTTY with RIDE Robot Framework

I use Run keyword of Selenium lib to run ssh command from RIDE as follows Run ssh root@ip Now my command starts with putty. When I use following from RIDE Run putty root@ip It says putty is ...
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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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SSH private and public key creation and setup

I'm attempting to gain access to a web server using an SSH key. I followed several steps to create my keys, had them uploaded and am still unable to connect. In Git Bash (on Windows 8) I checked for ...
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Overwrite file on remote server with psftp if it exists only

I am a newbie with command line and PSFTP command line upload, I am used to FileZilla but at the moment, I am uploading some files with extension (.js, .php, .txt) to my remote server via PSFTP ...
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Get minicom to behave like PuTTY

I'm bootstrapping some servers over serial. I've been using PuTTY on Windows, but I'd really rather use Linux. In PuTTY, I can simply select serial and enter the baud rate. A serial window pops up ...
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Enabling Italics, Underline on Emacs, Xterm and Putty

I'm using a Ubuntu (11.04 Server Edition) virtual machine as my development environment. It doesn't have a desktop environment since I don't think its necessary and I want to keep it lightweight. I'm ...
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SSH works in putty but not terminal

When I try to ssh this in a terminal: ssh username@sub.domain.com I get the following error: Connection closed by 69.163.227.82 When I use putty, I am able to connect to the server. Why is this ...
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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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How to execute remote command using PuTTY over Telnet

I was created a .bat file to run PuTTY and it successfully runs. The problem now is, the command line I was key in were not executed, any solution for this? My .bat command is: putty -telnet -P ...
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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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How can you run `plink` to copy files?

A command line putty's version plink. Copying files from Windows system to Linux system is possible using plink, but how? I know the same can be achieved through pscp, but I want to achieve this ...
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Why keys like Esc, Ctrl, Shift and Alt does not work in SSH session from my Windows PC?

I am working on Windows PC. If I open a terminal (with putty or ssh) to a linux (CentOS) maschine, I can't get keys like Esc, Ctrl, Shift and Alt to work. I need them for Midnight Commander (currently ...
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Cannot connect SSH through PuttY even though server is online

I'm trying to connect to a server via SSH. The server is reachable according to http://www.infobyip.com/sshservertest.php and SSH works without problems on Android (JuiceSSH). However, PuttY errors ...
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Is there a “gentle” visual bell in PuTTY?

So I don't like having the system bell ring when the PuTTY receives a bell control character, so I've set it to "visual bell." This, however, causes the entire window to flash which is quite jarring ...
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Error Putty X11 proxy: Authorisation not recognised

I'm developing a robot with a Raspberry Pi, and I'm having trouble with X11 forwarding. When I'm going to run my script as: sudo python myscript.py I get the error: Putty X11 proxy: ...
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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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Doubled terminal emulation sessions renders foreground and background of characters the same color from the destination

I have some no graphics card (“headless”) server that I have to operate via the serial port as the console to install Linux, VMware, and other OSes. For a terminal server I use a Linux box with a USB ...
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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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Putty connection manager login macro not working - carriage return represented as ^J

I've configured a putty connection to a server with login macro, and when I click to connect, the login prompt appears properly, however the login macro enters the user name and password without a ...
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Can a putty terminal window be made viewable in a web browser?

I often remotely connect via putty to client computers over ssh. I would like to share my putty session so the client can see the commands I'm running from a web browser. Is this possible to do? ...
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How to use emacs CLI on a Linux server remotely from Windows

I have emacs-nox installed on a CentOS 6.5 server. I had been using PuTTY from Windows to remote into this server. However, I discovered that in emacs, I cannot hit Ctrl+A (somewhat like other ...
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Unable to connect from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro using PuTTY (SSH 2)

Disabled the firewall and still unable to connect. I can connect to our Macbooks in the office from my Windows machine using PuTTY SSH but I can't connect to our Windows machines that I installed ...
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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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Why won't my putty window stay aero snapped?

I have a two monitor win 7 setup, and typically run with three putty sessions open in separate windows. I have one snapped to the LHS of my LHS monitor, one snapped to the RHS of my LHS monitor and ...
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How did I manage to combine O and c to © in PuTTY?

Today's mystery: I was going to type the word "Och", meaning "and" in Swedish. However, I ended up with ©h, and I don't know why, and I cannot reproduce it. The chain of software is as follows. ...
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Reattaching screen (having irssi running) forces window resize

Whenever I reattach to my detached screen (containing Irssi), my Putty screen is resized to something it has been at startup. If I change the window size after this, detach the screen and resize it ...
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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 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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running scripts using SSH Tunnel mac

I have got a SSH tunnel setup using Coccinellida tunnel manager but I really can't work out how the hell I run the scripts I need to!?!? its says it is connected but I have no text area to write the ...
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Make the column buffer independent in Putty

How can one set the horizontal scroll buffer in Putty so that it is different from the size of the window? For example, have the window only display 80 columns but the buffer hold 160 columns. I know ...
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FileZilla public key not working (Successfully loaded 0 key pairs from file)

I currently have troubles logging in with a public key using FileZilla. Neither the root user, not an other user accept the key. Now the strange thing is when using putty it is working without any ...
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Scrolling in tmux over SSH (PuTTY) [duplicate]

I'm SSH'ing into my RaspPi (Raspbian) with PuTTY and I want to user tmux in order not to worry about a connection ending while I'm installing something. My Problem is, that when I call tmux from a ...
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start process from ssh and be able to close connection

I'm connecting to my RaspberryPi with Raspbian installed via ssh. My problem is that I can't let the RasPi do things (e.g., installing software, performing calculations) while my computer is shut ...
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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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Can 't login to ssh DD-WRT router,but telnet can

I have TP-link which i re install the DD-WRT firmware on tp-link WR740N and the firmware version is : DD_WRT v24-sp2(03/25/13)std -build 21061 so i can login to router using only web interface and ...
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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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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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How to switch user in putty Login windows

login as: hnb hnb@119.29.58.95's password: Access denied hnb@119.29.58.95's password: I always make a mistake to input the local server's username, so I have to close the putty login window. What I ...
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PuTTY Key Generator says “Couldn't load private key (not a private key)” when loading a PEM file

I have a certificate ("gridcert.p12") in PKCS12 format that I'm trying to convert to a keypair that I can use in PuTTY. I'm using OpenSSL to convert the PKCS12 file to a pair of PEM files, one for a ...
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Serial connection to Cisco C40 not taking input

I have a cisco c40 video codec that is not accepting the admin credentials that I established for it over SSH/HTTPS. I suspect that the config file is corrupt as there are other erroneous behaviors in ...
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Connecting to app server using plink

I need to connect to psadmin using plink. Try: plink -ssh [hostname] -l [user] -pw [password] psadmin When I run this I get error code 127 Command not found: psadmin When I enter into the shell ...
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PuTTY “Incoming packet was garbled on decryption” and other errors

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in VMPlayer 6 on Windows XP SP3 - I created this using the mini.iso + OpenSSH Server. I can successfully SSH in via its NAT VMNet8 address 192.168.181.128. After a ...
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How can I save my passphrase for an SSH server in PuTTY?

I'm logging into a server that I own with PuTTY on Windows. Is there any way that I can save the passphrase for my private key (like I can in the Keychain on my Mac)?
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Launching PuTTY from web browser without having .reg file

I was looking to launch PuTTY from web browser. Most of the solutions I got was to create a ssh.reg file which contains ssh:// mapping and has to be registered in the registry (HTML code to open putty ...
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How to convert a ppk to an openSSH private key encrypted with a passphrase

When I exported my private key in PuttyGen, I assumed that the passphrase I set was also used on the openSSH version. I'm finding that the passphrase I put in isn't working. What's the right way to ...
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Add command to Chrome to open selected host name in PuTTY

Every time I have to copy the AWS EC2 public DNS and open PuTTY and connect. Public DNS: ec2.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com As an alternative, how can I add an on select this public DNS and right ...
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Can PuTTY open SSH link similar to Terminal for Macintosh?

I’ve got a SSH link (ssh://) in 1Password that if I was using a Macintosh I could just click and have it open a session in Terminal. Is there a way to click an SSH link (ssh://) in Windows and have ...
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FileZilla does not open conecction, Putty does

This could be a silly question. Im getting an error when conection to a server through filezilla. Connected to domainx.corp.pre.corp Error: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server Error: ...