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Prevent PuTTY from minimizing

I am using PuTTY to monitor a serial port spewing both binary data and ascii data at 1000000 baud. The binary characters are raw uint32_t bytes from sensor values and are essentially random. When ...
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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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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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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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Unmap Ctrl (shift) tab hotkey to switch tabs in MTPuTTY

In MTPuTTY, Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab are the default hotkeys for changing terminal tabs. However, there doesn't seem to be any way to un-map these hotkeys from the Hot keys menu. Is it possible ...
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Remove Certain Debug Output in terminal window

I am using Putty to connect to a unix server that spits out lots of debug. What I want to do is replace the following debug for example Getting pQuality pPtrQuality=0x588b90, len *** ...
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34 views

Is there a serial terminal program that allows filtering the messages?

For the serial terminal program choices, we have hyperterminal and putty on Windows; minicom and screen on Linux/Mac. But as far as I know, none of these has the message filtering functionality as ...
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51 views

What variables I can place in a Putty Link?

I create a new link in Windows with the following target: "C:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY\putty.exe" -ssh username -pw password Are there any other options I can add in that one link target? I am ...
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390 views

MobaXTerm colors are washed out - how to configure the scheme

Out of the box, MobaXTerm's rendering of the Midnight Commander screen looks like this (ZOC by comaprison to the right; PuTTY looks similar): How can I fix this? Is there some environment variable ...
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PuTTY SSH mode has no Ctrl-Z (suspend)

When I press Ctrl-Z in PuTTY client using a Debian xterm server nothing happens. The PuTTY documentation says that ctrl-z can be configured using the Terminal panel, but only for telnet, not SSH. What ...
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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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Is there a command in Linux which waits till it will be terminated?

I'm trying to build a Windows batch file, which starts putty/plink with port forwarding, and nothing else. The Windows part is ready so far: start plink.exe -ssh -i key.ppk -L 1234:localhost:80 ...
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1answer
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PuTTY - Stack variables not updating on null line

This is going to be a bit of an odd issue to explain. I'm fairly new to terminal communication as well, being that it is way before my time, so if I mess up any terminology I apologize in advance. ...
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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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Is it possible to use a terminal emulator with the LPT port?

I am not very experienced with terminal emulators, but most of the emulators I have seen and used are asking to connect over a serial (COM) port. Is it possible to use a terminal emulator with the ...
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Why do random characters appear in terminals in Windows?

I've been programming on Windows for a few years, and there has been an issue that is becoming increasingly frustrating as I have really started to use various terminals in Windows for my development ...
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3answers
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New terminal window (duplicate session) from Putty command line?

Being on Windows and accessing Linux via Putty, is it possible to spawn new terminal (Putty) window from the command line? I.e. to send something to Linux, while responding on which, it initiate new ...
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1answer
567 views

“Open in PuTTY” command of WinSCP: Can I scp files from Linux back to Windows from terminal in opened PuTTY instance?

I use the command "Open in PuTTY" in WinSCP. A PuTTY window pops up, but I cannot find a way to scp files from Linux back to Windows using terminal command line in PuTTY. Do you guys think this is ...
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Text Becomes Prefixed in Command Line

When using the up or down issue I sometimes get an issue where some of the previous commands text appears in front of my actually typing. It does not affect anything when I hit enter but it is very ...
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2answers
764 views

Terminal highlight error when compiling with a make file

I have a simple make file and I want to highlite the word or line that contains "error:" to make it easier to see. I am SSH via Putty to the linux machine which may cause a problem but currently I ...
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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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1answer
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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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SSH Linux server does not execute all commands properly

I connect to my webserver with Putty through SSH + password and wanted to generate a pair of keys to do the login for me. Unfortunately, the command gets somehow 'stuck'.. as you can see on the ...
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1answer
703 views

What sequence does PuTTY send for ALT + DEL

When I connect to my Debian Wheezy Beta 4 server with PuTTY 0.62 on Windows 7 I'm experiencing a problem. My login shell is Zsh and it is configured to handle ALT + DEL for the action delete-word ...
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Copy colorful terminal (emulator) text output and paste as HTML?

I want to write notes (in HTML format) when learning linux. When I need to note colorful terminal text output, I want the color of terminal text can be remained in my notes, eg: Note 1: Test The ...
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647 views

Escape sequences in virtual terminal

I need send next escape sequence through COM port. ^[[LD NOTE (from manual) Pressing "Ctrl-v", "Ctrl-[" on keyboard will generate the "^[" escape sequence. In some file systems, the escape ...
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Is there way to change font size in putty using the wheel in mouse or contrl +/- key?

I love using Putty as a ssh terminal in Window. But what I don't like about it is that it doesn't allow me to change font using shortcut or a mouse. Is there a way(or plugin) to change the font size ...
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PuTTy connection manager Post-login commands not working

I am creating sessions on PuTTyCM with macro mode enabled where I can send password and also post login commands. Initially the server to which I am logging was taking the password as userID (due to ...
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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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1answer
462 views

over Windows terminal change cursor width or color in Vim depending on mode

I am using PuTTY to connect over SSH to an Ubuntu server from my Windows 7 workstation. Once connected I am using the Vim installation from the Ubuntu server to edit files. I want the cursor to change ...
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2answers
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enable PuTTY users to have X11 forwarding (Redhat 5 server)

I want to enable graphical forwarding for my server. I am connecting via PuTTY and click the X11 forwarding, which works with other servers. None of the other topics on this site have helped me so ...
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Making 256-color AND Line drawing characters both work in PuTTY

I'm having trouble setting up PuTTY with Ubuntu. I'm trying to get line characters to work in aptitude as well as 256-color support, but can only get one or the other. Ubuntu Config Using 64-bit ...
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How to adjust display of midnight commander in kitty?

When I connect to ubuntu from kitty (a putty clone) it looks like this: How do I fix the display?
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581 views

Disabling PuTTY's Ctrl-Pageup/down scrollback

Pressing Ctrl-Pageup/down in PuTTY scrolls the scrollbar by 1 line. I wish to use this key sequence in vim. How do I disable this behaviour in PuTTY?
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What are the advantages of using xterm over any other terminal emulator? [closed]

I've seen a lot of terminal emulators as a programmer - PuTTy, Gnome Terminal, KDE Konsole, Terminal.app, iTerm, etc. Someone showed me an 'xterm' for the first time today. I've used these other ...
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Free SSH terminal emulator for Windows with a horizontal scrollbar?

Is there is SSH client for Windows that has a horizontal scrollbar? i use PuTTy, and the lack of a horizontal scrollbar is driving me nuts. Terminator requires extra external libraries to be ...
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Prevent ANSI escape sequences in terminal output

When I do an "ls -l" on my linux box over PuTTY, it gives a clean, nicely colored output. But when I try the same programmatically over plink, I land up getting all sort of control sequences, likely ...
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PuTTY is only black and white [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set PuTTY’s appearance in Windows Hi. I'm using PuTTY and lacking colours in it. Everything is black and white. Do you know how I can activate a coloured theme? ...
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Terminal Emulation for unix

I have a problem with PuTTY (a terminal emulation program). After connecting to my unix box from putty bash completion does not seem to work . Does anyone know a plugin that can help me or another ...