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How to use MINGW64 instead of MSYS when using Git-Bash in MobaXTerm

When I try to use Git Bash inside MobaXTerm, it shows it as being MSYS. However, when I open Git-Bash directly (not via MobaXTerm), it shows it as being MINGW64. Going with the first approach, I am ...
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Remote monitoring on MobaXterm

There is a remote monitoring bar at the bottom of the MobaXterm. That's very cool and it is near real-time. I wish I could full-screen the CPU utilization chart, but it is not possible. A similar ...
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MobaXterm: can't connect with Mosh

I am using MobaXterm v22 to connect to my server via Mosh. It has been working fine so far, but now, I get the output: me@myserver's password: Starting MOSH server... - Local charset : en_FI ...
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Weird character inserted when pasting with mouse in mobaxterm terminal

Example of weird character insertion: I get an error because an extra weird character got sent : ▒ My mobaxterm terminal is in utf-8, version 20.2. Windows 10 21H2 It happens when I paste with the ...
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How to add SSH tab in Mobaxterm

I am using Mobaxterm in my Windows 11 I used to get an SSH tab that shows all files on my university Linux server For some reason now I do not get this tab anymore I wonder if there is a way I can get ...
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How to change the font width in MobaXterm?

How to change the font width in MobaXterm? I am currently using win11 to connect my ssh server. I use default MobaFont and set a font linking to make this symbol show. I have a symbol ⫸ in which the ...
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SSH port forwarding to reuse restrictive JumpHost ssh connection

I've been browsing through blogs and forum posts, but wouldnt find exactly my problem At my workplace we have an accessible jumphost: login..com One can login via ssh and access the internal network ...
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How to change font color in Mobaxterm version-22

Today i have upgraded my MobaXterm_Portable_v11.1 framework to MobaXterm_Portable_v22.0 in my windows-10 system. In latest version terminal font colors are not as my older version. (The colors are too ...
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MobaXterm - export sessions to xml or dat

Is it possible to export sessions from MobaXterm to *.dat or *.xml file so it can be imported to Putty Connection Manager? If so, how?
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Where is an explanation of all the MobaXTerm RDP sizing options?

Thee number of sizing/scaling options for RDP connections on MobaXterm are confusing and I can't seem to find a good explanation for them all. The options are: Enhanced Graphics: yes/no Resolution: ...
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Mobaxterm: Using WSL Browser tab in split terminal view?

I'm using the WSL with Mobaxterm, and I really like the WSL browser. Although it doesn't seem to be usable when I have multiple terminals open in split view. Is there a way to make it visible with ...
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How to disconnect Serial session while keeping tab open in MobaXTerm

If I use something like ExtraPutty, I can press hangup, and the session is terminated, but the data does not leave the screen. How can I do something like this in MobaXTerm? I've tried right clicking ...
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mobaxterm does not connect to servers anymore with ssh

I have mobaxterm pro on my windows 10 machine and using for long time today when I open mobaxterm - I see all my saved sessions on the left side : sessions when selecting a target : it does not open ...
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Emacs on WLS Ubuntu in Moba XServer - no italics fonts

I have Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS installed in a WSL1 container on my Windows 10 laptop. I also have MobaXterm Pro v21.5, configured with a WSL session so I can run command lines in a terminal tab. I also ...
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MobaXterm - Do not exit session after invoking from CMD

I'm sending a command to MobaXterm via CMD, for example: MobaXterm.lnk -newtab "ssh root@IP "ls -l"" After which the session terminates. How do I prevent MobaXterm from closing ...
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MobaXterm - Why is my LOG filename shows "localhost" instead of my hostname when establishing an SSH session?

I'm quite new with MobaXterm. For each SSH session that I open to a given host, I want to log the terminal output to an individual file whose filename includes the given hostname + timestamp. I have ...
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Run cross compiled toolchains in Mobaxterm

I have cross compiled tools for x86-64. When I run that in my Mobaxterm, I am getting bash:<tool.exe> cannot execute binary file. How can I run applications in Mobaxterm?
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I have issue with mobaxterm local terminal

I cannot open a new tab on mobaxterm. I tried all types of things I could find online including delete, reinstall, download cygutils, the five steps windows upgrade that leads to bash and ubuntu but ...
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"Server refused our key" Only from MobaXterm bookmark setup

Have a very strange problem, cannot figure it out on my own. Archlinux server with openssh 8.8p1-1 I'm not using password for authentication, only SSH-RSA keys. Public key is stored on server inside /...
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How to increase number of saved session in MobaXTrem Portable version

Is there a way to increase the number of sessions we can save in the MobaXTerm Portable version, default is ~ 10.
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Downloding files via SFTP on MobaXterm gets stuck when filenames are in Hebrew

When I try to download files whose names Hebrew characters, the download gets stuck and shows an error: Error EInOutError: I/O error 123 How do I fix this? I don't want to use another FTP client, I ...
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MobaXterm. How to share local drivers/resources

For example, I can share local drivers with Remote Desctop Connections: How to share local drivers when I connect to the server with MobaXterm?
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Copy text from emacs in Mobaxterm into other programs

I am using MobaXterm to access WSL. I have opened a file in emacs in Ubuntu (WSL) inside the MobaXterm, and now a I want to copy the selected the text to a word document, but I can't do it. I even ...
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How to export MobaXTerm Tunnels?

I want to export MobaXterm tunnels to another computer. Is there any way? I've tried exporting sessions, but tunnels are not included. Thanks and regards
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MobaXterm SSH connected but terminal is blank

I have used MobaXterm Home or Personal edition for some time. It is a great tool and I never have any problem with it. Just recently, when I connect with SSH to an remote host, it can shows the file ...
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MobaXterm - warn "are you sure you want to close this session"?

Is there a way to make MobaXterm to popup a warning "are you sure you want to close this session" when hitting the "x" close button of a session tab? Too often I accidentaly close ...
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MobaXterm ssh console not showing correct character in tree command

When in Linux SSH box, using MobaXterm, I enter tree command, the output is: âââ jboss âââ gc.log.0.current âââ server.log which should be: └── jboss ├── gc.log.0.current └── server.log In ...
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Left arrow key prints `^[[D` when I do `sudo su otheruser` on headless Ubuntu 18, via ssh using MobaXterm on Win 10. How do I move one char left?

I sometimes need to login as the application user to do some manual operations, debugging, or handling a failure. I don't want to go into our password management system to fetch the application user's ...
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Mouse scrolling in MobaXterm tmux

On my Linux computer I have the following .tmux.conf file: # Enable mouse mode (tmux 2.1 and above) set -g mouse on This allows me to scroll up and down using the mouse wheel while in a tmux session. ...
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Is there a way to export Macros from MobaXterm

Hi I'm using MobaXterm v12.1 and would like to export the macros I created from my laptop to another one. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Cannot change tab label in MobaXterm

I am using MobaXterm v20.6 and WSL2+Ubuntu 20.04 from Microsoft Store. I am trying to label the tabs defining PS1 like: PS1="\e]0;\u@\h\a\w #" but tabs are still labeled as "1. WSL-...
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MobaXterm deactivate or change SPACE+altgr shortcut (search macro)

Everytime I try to write a pipe " | " in the MobaXterm terminal, I accidentally press SPACE and then the pipe combination (swiss layout altgr+7) at the same time. because SPACE+altgr seems ...
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MobaXTerm “Follow Terminal Folder” STFP & Fish Shell

MobaXterm's "Follow Terminal Folder"/"Follow SSH Path" feature works great when remote SSH into a linux computer, it shows directory & files to the left as you work in the ...
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Application on remote computer * requested access to the x server

Using MobaXtrem to connect from my windows machine to an Ubuntu v16 remote server. I sometimes leave the connection active in the background while I'm away or working on other stuff. For the second ...
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Create SSH tunnel using MobaXterm on Windows

I have SSH access to a CentOS server. There I have a venv with Python 3 where I have Jupyter Notebooks installed. If I create a notebook jupyter notebook It gives me a localhost URL with a specific ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 sftp and vscode ssh not working

I use MobaXterm on my windows PC to connect to an Ubuntu 16.04 machine. I worked well until recently I found that SFTP is not working, so my MobaXterm sftp pane is disappear. To make sure that is not ...
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Can no longer forward X11 with MobaXterm

Until today, I was able to effortlessly enable X11-forwarding with MobaXterm from my Linux laptop to my Windows laptop. However, as of today, I am suddenly getting this error message whenever I try to ...
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MobaXterm Newline

Is there any way to set MobaXterm to implicitly add Carriage Return chars ("\r") when a Newline character, "\n", is received? Like in TeraTerm you can set NewLine to CR, CR+LF, LF ...
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Why do only some applications generate "MobaXterm X11 proxy: Unsupported authorisation protocol" error?

This question is related to How to fix "MobaXterm X11 proxy: Unsupported authorisation protocol", but the answer there did not work for me. I use MobaXterm to ssh from a Windows PC to a ...
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Start Emacs from MobXterm

I was using Emacs for a while from Cygwin. I created a link shortcut on Desktop and started it from there. Now I want to try Emacs from MobaXterm. I installed Emacs package but can't figure out how to ...
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Why does ssh not work all the time?

I have two commands below that work when I use the command prompt but not in mobaxterm. Why? ssh -L 16006:127.0.0.1:6006 xyz@10.2.1.243 works in command prompt and mobaxterm but ssh -L 16006:127.0.0....
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ls doesn't work in mobaxterm local terminal

I'm having a strange issue running mobaxterm v20.2 on Windows 10: I am unable to use ls to see the contents of the local directory. For example, in this screenshot, the output of ls is empty, but the ...
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Cygwin terminal / shell session in mobaxterm

I have (64-bit) Cygwin install on my Windows machine; and I'm also using mobaxterm 12.4. How do I get my mobaxterm to... Start a Cygwin shell session? Or better yet Use Cygwin as the default when ...
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How to delete a file from the remote machine automatically when ending an SSH session to it with MobaXTerm?

I'm using MobaXTerm to SSH to a remote machine. Is there any way to delete a file from the remote machine automatically when ending an SSH session to it with MobaXTerm? Thank you.
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Powershell 7 / core in MobaXterm

Is it possible to add a new (saved) session to MobaXterm for Powershell 7 / future versions of Powershell Core? Currently the only option when adding a new shell session is "Powershell", which adds a ...
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I would like to backup the content of a remote computer using MobaXterm

I am using MobaXterm to ssh into a computer cluster and it is working super smoothly. However, I would like to backup all the files I have on the remote computer to my personal device once in a while. ...
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Why is tmux not recognizing ctrl+shift+arrow through MobaXterm?

I've configured tmux so that ctrl+shift+left/right arrow moves windows left/right in their numerical arrangement. I.e.: # ~/.tmux.conf ... bind-key -n C-S-Left swap-window -t -1 bind-key -n C-S-...
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ssh tunneling for sftp in MobaXterm in Windows system

How to set ssh tunneling for sftp in MobaXterm? I know PuTTY can set ssh tunneling for sftp when there is a gateway between your local computer and the remote server. But I can not find the same ...
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MobaXterm SFTP and FTP Stopped Working

SFTP and FTP on MobaXterm Personal Edition have stopped working for me for some reason. I get a blank yellow and blank green windows when I try to open a SFTP or FTP session, respectively. MobaXterm ...
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Setting git editor in local MobaXterm terminal

I currently use Git for Windows to teach bash and git. If possible I want to move to using the local MobaXterm terminal instead. One of the requirements I have is that we can change the default text ...
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