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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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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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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putty(vt100+ mode) + screen + emacs = no num keypad?

Putty (VT100+) mode GNU screen emacs The keys on the numkeypad no longer work. Is there any easy way to fix this? (I'm not familiar with customizing emacs settings, and prefer not to mess with .emacs ...
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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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How to convert Putty registry entry to known_hosts format?

Using Putty, I connected to a remote host. As this was a first time me doing so, as expected, ssh key was added. Google helped me find registry entry, but it is not in a known_hosts format. How can ...
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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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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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Setting up X11 forwarding via plink in Tramp

I've been trying to use TRAMP to remotely access some servers at work. I'm trying to connect to a remote server via Emacs to edit R files and run an R session remotely. My set-up is as follows: My ...
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Running nano WinSSHD and Putty

I have following setup; Windows 7 running WinSSHD GitBash (WinSSHD launches this as console when connected) Nano 2.2.6 WIN32 version Remote Windows with Putty connected via ssh to above server ...
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Cygwin (and Putty) special keys not working

TL;DR: Cygwin sends like 3D instead of alt+arrow and such. I've been using Cygwin for years now to ssh into my server. I'm always struggling with GNU Screen's uncomfortable window handling and a few ...
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PuttyCyg not starting correctly: “Must be connected to a terminal” error message

My computer is running Windows 7 SP1 64 bits with CygWin 64 bits installed and updated (as for 16-Nov-2014). I need to run the screen program of CygWin in a text console. I am trying PuttyCyg, a ...
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putty can't connect to local network machine

My problem i a little bit strange. I have a windows 7 machine. I can connect to remote machines with putty (ssh). But I can't connect to local network machines. If I try to connect to local machines ...
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Putty proxy connection from the command line

I CAN connect to an internet SSH system using the PUTTY GUI (I'm on a Windows box) by using a corporate proxy connection which allows for a SOCKS5 proxy connection on port 1080. How can I also ...
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Map network drive to VM Virtualbox with CentOS

I can connect with Putty to my CentOS using the virtual machine's IP address, but I can not map a network drive to the virtual machine from Windows 7 using \\IP\shared_file. I use the VM's IP address, ...
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transferring files with spaces in them with putty's pscp

I tried the following to no avail: pscp -load test username username@domain.tld:"file name.ext" "file name.ext" pscp -load test username "username@domain.tld:file name.ext" "file name.ext" pscp ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Virtualbox remote access on ubuntu server

I explain the problem, I have to connect via ssh tunneling enabling x11, to a remote machine with ubuntu server, in detail: Host: Windows 7, the software used putty Server: ubuntu server virtualbox ...
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Trying to setup SSH RSA auth on a debian machine.

I am trying to set up ssh on a debian machine. I have a pair of keys generated with putty, I load my private key with Pageant, and the public one I uploaded on the server, and paste it in ...
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Windows 7 / PuTTY drop IPv6 TCP connections on brief outages

This is an IPv6-version of the following question: Why Windows 7 / PuTTY drop TCP connections even on very brief outages? After moving from IPv4 to IPv6, I've noticed that my IPv6 connections would ...
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Auto launching a PuTTY SSH connection to a VirtualBox Arch Linux guest once it loads

I have a Virtual Machine with Arch Linux under a Windows 8.1 host. I currently open the vm, wait until it boots (or until saved state is restored), and then connect through SSH so I can have ...
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Does disabling Getty stop the ability to login via ethernet over SSH?

I'm currently using SSH(via ethernet cable) to login to my Raspberry pi and access it using my Laptop.(using Putty on Windows 8) I have to use the serial port of Raspberry Pi(in GPIOs tty0) for a ...
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Re-usable key binding in windows 7

I suspect this has previously been asked somewhere, but I cannot find it. Anyway, I have set up a key-binding so Ctrl-Alt-T opens Putty in Windows7. so far so good. However, this is only a single ...
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How to fix the COM port name for USB serial port in Windows 7?

I am using USB-to-Serial port adapter in Windows 7 notebook. The model as seen in Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers is named as Profilic USB-to-Serial Comm Port. When ...
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Can I force putty to use some networking interface?

The problem is that I've two networking interfaces one of them does not allow any outbound ssh connection. How can I force putty to use the second network interface so I can connect to a remote host? ...
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Random connection timeouts only to one server

I'm having a very strange issue with my connection to my server. Before you say "It's the servers connection" I know for a fact that it isn't, as other people are able to connect fine. Basically, I ...
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.inputrc, TAB and CTRL-i

Apparently, when we hit TAB in Terminal, CTRL+i is send instead, so we cannot have different bindings for these keypresses in our .inputrc: "\C-i": forward-char TAB: complete This makes TAB move ...
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psftp -F config file

Is there an equivalent -F option in the psftp (the one bundled with Putty)? I am trying to connect to a VM that requires using a ProxyCommand. Host *.<domain_here> User kapitanluffy ...
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ssh reverse tunneling via putty thru 3 boxes - connection timeout

the three boxes are My laptop ( windows ) A jumpbox ( linux ) The server ( linux ) My web application is running in nodejs port 3000 on the server. I should access the web app in my laptop by ...
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IP based tunneling using putty

under linux i learnt to establish an ip-based tunnel using ssh, doing this: # background tunnel ip based on tun5 sudo ssh -f -N -w 5:5 root@remoteserver # setup remote: tun5 ssh root@remoteserver ...
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Able to auto-login but some commands in text file are not executing in SSH

How can I access the password for mvslogin.sh in putty. I am using below commands in a batch file: C:\Users\pathaanj\Desktop\plink.exe -ssh tpcvld01 -l lz87t1 -pw automate_12 < ...
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Local display using Xming-Putty

I've been struggling with Xming and putty for a while and I can't make it work; I enabled X11 forwarding in putty, updated xauth list on the client side with the xauth list of the server side. ...
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VNC connection over SSH Tunnel with “middleman” server (Windows Viewer to Mac Server)

I NEED HELP! So I have a windows 8 PC (vnc viewer) and a iMac 10.8 Mountain Lion (vnc server) and a middleman server running ubuntu on a DMZ (all ports open). Both computers are behind a firewall ...
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Odd Win7 connex issue (WinSCP, puTTY, FTP command line)

I have searched in many forums and Google and have not seen anyone else mention this issue. So I hope I just missed it and someone can help. This issue I am encountering is this: Whether I use ...
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Colorful putty logs?

Although putty is able to log almost everything being transfered, (i.e. "SSH packets and raw data"), it's unable to create a colorful log. Is there any way (external tool or hint on how to) to ...
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Scrollback on Putty

I'm using Putty with Windows 7, and scrollback doesn't work at all - cannot scroll back even 1 line. Number of scrollback lines in the settings is set to 2000. Any help would be appreciated.
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Connection Refused when trying to acess Ubuntu 12.04 using putty from windows,ssh installed

Connection Refused when trying to access Ubuntu 12.04 using putty from windows,ssh installed below is the ufw status from ubuntu system root@anant-Compaq-Presario-CQ40-Notebook-PC:/home/anant# ufw ...
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Changing puttyTRAY's URL regex in order to match URLs across lines separated by tmux window boundaries

I use puttytray to access a shell account on which I have a tmux instance running. Inside tmux, I have irssi running in a window. When people post long URLs in IRC, however, it's annoying since these ...
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My Putty session hangs out after sometime

Everything was ok few days ago but every now and then i see that my putty sesison is hanging out in between after any random interval of time. Sometime remians ok even after 5 hours and sometimes ...
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Putty suddenly stops drawing lines with fixedsys

I have Putty configured to use Fixedsys font which looks great. Sometimes however putty stops drawing lines (like in mc or ncurses apps) for no apparent reason. All line drawing characters are ...
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Problem installing gtk+ 1.2.10 using MacPorts (putty install)

I am trying to install putty, and the process includes installing a bunch of MacPorts packages, including GTK+ The GTK build is failing as follows: :info:build /usr/bin/gcc-4.0 -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. ...
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SSH via Tor with Putty

How does one set up Tor in PuTTY? I'm using the Tor Browser Bundle on Windows 8.1. I came across https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorifyHOWTO/Putty but the screenshot containing the ...
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Can't Connect To AWS EC2 Instance via Putty

I've got an EC2 instance running on AWS: It's an Ubuntu linux instance, and up until not long ago I used putty to access it on a regular basis - worked great. I'm using Pageant to load the .ppk file ...
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unable to login to ubuntu through putty

On most occasions, I am unable to connect to Ubuntu server through SSH, which says access denied. However, sometimes it does connect and after some seconds, goes inactive. The Ubuntu server is a ...
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How to launch Chrome's Secure Shell ssh plugin via web link

I am looking to figure out how to create a URL or link that executes a client side SSH session. I found the Chrome extension called 'Secure Shell', but the documentation is rather minimal. ...
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Can't “ctrl + alt + 'key'” in programs using VCXSRV and X11 forwarding on windows 7

I'm using windows 7. Through MobaXterm I opened a window of eclipse (I enabled X11 forwarding and vcxsrv is installed). For some reason I can't click on "ctrl + alt + 'key'". I couldn't see if there ...