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X11 server with ssh client terminal and tools for Windows

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mobaxterm - Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)

I am using mobaxterm to connect to my google cloud compute but received the error "Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)". How do i fix this ?
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How to change permissions under Mingw or Cygwin?

My ~/.ssh/id_rsa is 644 when it should be, I believe, 600. The host is Windows 10 and I have both git-bash 2.17.0 and MobaXterm 10.5-3582. If I try to change group, git-bash will fail with $ chown :...
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Remove files with strange name, no inode name, and not shown by ls

It all started in windows , where I found on a USB stick key several files with no name or with strange names, listed as created in 1980 and that could not be removed, as shown below . The error ...
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How to imitate Break feature(Alt-B) from teraterm in mobaxterm.

In MobaXterm, I am able to send Break, by Right-Click on console -> Special Command -> Break, but this is not similar to what is send in teraterm where we can hold Alt+B until we need to send Break. ...
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Mobaxterm popup terminal on ssh by default

How to make the popup terminal of mobaxterm open directly on a SSH session rather than on local host?
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MobaXTerm: how to confirm using keyboard?

In MobaXTerm there are some dialogs, e.g. "do you want to close the following tabs", to be confirmed with the "yes" or the "no" button. How can I press these buttons with the keyboard? Neither Tab nor ...
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Change key to exit tab in Mobaxterm

Is there any way to change the function of keys when session is terminated? The following options are the default: Session stopped - Press <return> to exit tab - Press R to restart session ...
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MobaXTerm : How to change mouse scroll in to terminal screen scroll up/down?

The default behavior is history commands scrolling. Any way to change it?
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Moba Xterm removes folder structure when dragging and dropping a folder into SFTP panel

If i drag a folder into MobaXterm it copies the files across sftp into the directory leaving out any folders that existed and just copying all files into the folder. Is there any way to change this ...
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MobaXTerm - cutting off lines on output larger than window sice - how to change this?

I am using mobaXTerm as my SSH/Mosh Client ... so far a handy tool. However on MOSH connections, when outputs longer than the screen size arrive, only the most recent lines are shown. If the amount of ...
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Change keyboard repeat rate with mobaXterm and X11

I'm using MobaXterm from Windows to ssh into CentOS 7 with x11-forwarding (xclock works). I want to change keyboard repeat rate (i.e., typing aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa is too slow). I know that xset r ...
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Can I user CAPI 2-factor authentication in MobaXterm?

I am needing to do some work on Linux servers that require 2-factor authentication using a PIV card. The instructions I was given are based on PuTTy-CAC but I woild like to use MobaXterm. I wasn't ...
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totalcommander sftp 2.0.0 plugin aws, can't connect with non “ec2-user” user

Using totalcommander sftp 2.0.0 plugin, found here I can connect to an aws machine using the ec2-user user account, either using the putty agent to handle the *.ppk key or using both *.pub and *.pem ...
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preventing MobaXTerm sidebar from opening,

I would like to not have to close the sidebar after opening a ssh session but i cannot find a way to stop it. Does anyone know if there is a way to stop MobaXTerm from opening up the sidebar after ...
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send commands from file to ssh mobaXterm session?

I open an ssh session using mobaXterm and then I input a number of commands that I have in a file in windows, one command per line. I do this copying the line in the file and then pasting in the ...
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Is it Possible to Recover a Saved Password from MobaXterm

I have a password saved in MobaXterm for that I have forgotten. Is it possible to recover that password from the application somehow? The password is used to SSH into a Linux portal. The Linux ...
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What is the main difference between Putty to MobaXterm or XServer? [closed]

What is the main difference between Putty to MobaXterm or XServer? I know they are all SSH clients (FOSS, gratis), but is there a main catergorial difference?
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MobaXterm captures hotkeys when I am in another program

For example, while in Notepad++ when I press ctrl+alt+m, MobaXterm opens a local terminal session. How can I stop this, please? I don't want MobaXterm capturing anything in my Windows environment. ...
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Sftp in MobaXterm

How can i get in MobaXterm's sftp directory, current server's directory when entering in nested servers. For example: First login in server 192.xxxx...@user.com and from there connect to server 192....
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MobaXTerm resets config file on start

I just wanted to change a couple options, like don't show buttons and don't show tab numbers. I set them using the configuration window, restarted Moba and they were all back. Tried editing the .ini ...
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How can I add as many sessions as I want?

In Mobaxterm, is there a way to add as many remote sessions as want? I don't see any options in the file mobaxterm.ini
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SSH connection asks passwrod in putty but not in other client

My admin gave me an ssh connection in Moba Xterm application for a remote server with Debian Linux. When I check the configuration of this connection I can see only the remote server name and the SSH ...
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How do I get out of full-screen mode in MobaXterm?

I am in full-screen mode in MobaXterm and can't seem to get out of it. I tried right-clicking and selecting "reset the terminal", but that didn't work. I also tried Alt-Tab, F8 and other escape ...
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How to extract passwords from Mobaxterm Free Version

On Customer site they are using Free version of Mobaxterm and passwords are saved in it. Now they dont remember the password. i want to extract password somehow. Any idea where these passwords are ...
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Is there a keyboard / mouse shortcut for paste in MobaXTerm?

The right click is the shortcut for putty to perform a paste. Is there a similar shortcut in MobaXTerm?
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MobaXterm : How to import session database of PuttyCM

I am currently using PuttyCM based on Putty to store sessions , urls and keys . I'm ow switching to MobaXterm , and i want to import my database session to my MobaXterm menu . Is there any way to ...
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Does anyone know how to edit a Macro created in mobaxterm?

I have a macro that I recorded thinking I could go back and edit it. But I can't seem to find a way to edit it. There is a macro button but it only runs the macro. I've looked in the mobaxterm ...
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Windows key is not passed through to XWindows on MobaXterm

I'm using MobaXterm on Windows 10 in order to have Xwindows. My configuration uses the windows key (also called super key) extensively, but the Windows 10 operating system is capturing it rather than ...
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What keyboard shortcuts would let me temporarily change the font size in a MobaXterm terminal?

I was excited to learn that you can hold down Ctrl and use the scroll wheel on the mouse to change the font size in MobaXterm. Later, I thought I found a key combination that did the same thing, but I ...
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Config option to permanently disable “window always in foreground” mode in MobaXTerm

The MobaXterm release notes for v9.4 say the following: Improvement: added a "Stay on top" button for fullscreen windows in order to toggle "window always in foreground" mode I want to disable ...
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simulate paste from clipboard (CTRL + V / SHIFT + INS) in a MobaXterm macro

I would like to create a macro in MobaXterm that types some text and then pastes the IP address from my clipboard. eg. type: ssh -l username send keypress: CTRL + V Is this possible at all?
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Mobaxterm icons and features

Picture: Mobaxterm icons with arrows I have recently downloaded Mobaxterm (latest stable version 10.2) windows installer. After successfully installed the software, comparing with the demo video ...
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MobaXTerm jumps to next tab when pressing CTRL

I have the problem, that I every time I press CTRL MobaXTerm jumps to the next tab, although the keyboard shortcut is set to CTRL+SHIFT+TAB. This makes it difficult to use shells, since the CTRL key ...
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How to prevent MobaXterm from prepending the path?

When I create a local shell session in MobaXterm with the CMD "terminal shell" selected, the MobaXterm path %USERPROFILE%\Documents\MobaXterm\slash\binis prepended to my full path. This is breaking ...
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MobaXTerm alt key in Mongo cmd line

I'm using MobaXTerm on Windows 10. I run Mongo command line to interact with my DB. But as soon as the Mongo shell starts I can't use the Alt key anymore. It just makes an alert sound. It's quite a ...
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MobaXTerm Powerline Font Issue

On my raspberry pi I am using bash with powerline and also vim with powerline. If I connect the Pi to an external display everything looks fine but when I connect via MobaXterm or Cygwin ssh the ...
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How can I correctly copy a folder from my local computer to my server using SSH? Why the scp command go into an error?

I am logged into my web server via SSH using a tool named MobaXterm (it is someting like Putty but with advanced feature, this is not so important...) My problem is that I want to send a directory ...
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How to fix “MobaXterm X11 proxy: Unsupported authorisation protocol”

When connecting from Windows to my Linux box using MobaXterm, I cannot open Linux-GUI applications on the Windows side. On the Windows side, nothing happens. On the Linux box I get this error message: ...
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Vagrant syncing to the wrong default folder on Windows?

I don't have any "sync" configuration in my Vagrantfile at all, and yet the folder that is syncing to /vagrant is not the project directory, but my home directory. This is on a Windows computer ...
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How do i change the behavior of **clear** on CentOS7 such that it will NOT clear scrollback buffers on xterm?

I have a VM running CentOs 7.2.1511. It includes ncurses 5.9. I use both MobaXterm and PuTTY. Whenever I run the clear command, the scrollback buffers are cleared automatically as well. This ...
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MobaXterm Local Terminal Doesn't work - Closes immediately

I'm able to SSH to into other machines using MobaXterm, but when I try to run the Local terminal, the Tab just opens and closes all by its own. Am I missing something like a config file ? I tried ...
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Using windows Git Bash in MobaXterm

I have custom macros etc in my mobaxterm, but I have worked for a half a year on a remote linux machines, now I have my code on my local PC and I use git bash. Can I use it through MobaXterm?
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Remap key in mobaxterm

Currently ⇧ Shift + ⌫ Backspace returns ^H in my linux console. How to remap this to CTRL + ⌫ Backspace? I use the newest version of MobaXterm "Personal Edition 8.6".
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Sending commands via serial connection

I've got a Sartorius GD-503 electronic lab scale that I'm trying to work into a control setup. I've got both the regular manual and the data interface description manual. So far I've got my laptop ...
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mobaxterm doesn't correctly pass ctrl-shift-arrow sequences

MobaXterm doesn't correctly pass ctrl-shift-arrow sequences. It doesn't work on emacs, and when I use sed -n l, I see it displays the escape sequence of the arrow key alone instead of the full ...
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Moving from screen to tmux but having trouble in copying (double click doesnt work in tmux)

While in putty double clicking a word copies it to clipboard, I am unable to copy by doubling clicking when I am using tmux in putty. I am able to do it using SHIFT key, but I want to do it without ...
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How does one define aliases for use within MobaXTerm *local* bash shell?

I have been using MobaXterm for the last couple of weeks in Windows and I love it. However, I haven't quite figured out how to define my own aliases for use within the local bash shell. The obvious ...
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How to make `git log` show colors correctly in MobaXterm?

I tried git config --global color.ui auto, but it made no difference—the git log output is still full of [[32m, [[m, etc. How can I make git log (and any other commands with color output) show up ...
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MobaXterm backspace sends ^H

Long question: I'm trying to test my simple HTTP Server by Telnet-ing alot of requests and seeing how the server reacts. But when i make a typo and press Backspace to erase the previous character, ...
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Is it possible to save the session password in MobaXterm?

I always start up ssh at the start of a work day. MobaXterm asks me for a passphrase the first time I open a terminal for a saved session. Is it possible to save this password so that I don't have to ...