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An open source telnet and SSH Client for the Windows and Unix platforms.

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Share Telnet connection as a proxy

i have telnet connection to device behind firewall (there is no SSH) and i want to use this connection as a proxy to give local network access to Firefox for example if is possible using Putty ...
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Can't sudo while signed in with PuTTY, but can while using SSH from linux box

I have found that when I am signed into my Arch Linux desktop via PuTTY I cannot use sudo, but if I SSH in from my linux laptop I can. I am currently using the workaround of attaching to a tmux ...
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Trouble Logging in as Root Via Putty (pscp)

I am working on some hackable virtual machines. For one exercise, I had to transfer a file that I downloaded onto my Linux machine to a Windows machine. I tried to transfer the filing using pscp ...
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Hard-set (NOT resize/reset) stty rows/columns in ~/.profile, ~/.bashrc, grub.cfg?

When I PuTTy in, I typically: "stty rows 48 columns 240" after login. I'm after a single-line/entry, in .profile or .bashrc or even grub.cfg to hard-set stty cols/rows If this requires a ...
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Cannot ssh using ubuntu terminal

I'm trying to ssh using the ubuntu terminal into one of my machines. I'm connected to the machine's network using vpn. When I ssh using the flag -v, i get following output and then it gets stuck there ...
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Stay connected while executing a remote WGET command?

I use Putty to remotely login into SERVER 1 and issue a WGET to another SERVER 2 to make a backup of a large directory. My question is, do I have to stay connected while this process occcurs? Or, is ...
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set date on linux system with ssh

I would like to set the date(and time) on an accessible linux system to the date and time of the system I am connecting with (a windows 10 system). I know the "date --set blabla" command can ...
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Disconnected: No supported authentication methods for sudo user who authenticates using password

On an Amazon Linux 2 EC2 instance, password authentication from remote users has been enabled by running the following command during the cloud-init startup script: sed -i 's/PasswordAuthentication no/...
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Home/End buttons don't work when connecting to Solaris via Putty [duplicate]

I am using Putty to connect to Solaris machine (SunOS 5.11 11.3) from my Win10 PC (workplace mandates win, so it is necessary). Despite trying different terminal definition strings and different ...
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How can I access to my Jupyter Notebook on second remote server by using putty?

I have connected to my Ubuntu 18.04 system remotely from my windows 8 machine with Putty-->ssh-->tunnel-->adding port as 8888 and destination address as localhost:8888-->open. By typing ...
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solaris ssh ctrl arrow keys do not work

I connect to SunOS 5.11 11.3 machine via ssh using putty. In terminal ctrl + arrow keys are not moving cursor to the previous/next words. There is simple bash terminal on the Solaris machine. Do ...
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Search entire Ubuntu machine for a word using SSH

How can I search every file on an entire Ubuntu machine for a particular word using SSH? Note: I am using the Windows program PuTTY to run my SSH sessions, but once I'm connected I have an ordinary ...
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Putty ssh terminal - no color when using encrypted home folder

I use putty and ssh to connect to my Linux servers. I have a Linux Mint 19.3 server running with encrypted home directory. When I connect using putty and ssh, I decrypt the home directory. But the ...
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Using Mathematica remotely via SSH and PuTTY

I would like to run Mathematica notebooks on a remote Linux Mint machine. What I do: Connect Via VPN to the university network Start xLaunch (xMing) Start PuTTY and enable X11 forwarding (connect via ...
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remotely start a calculation on a linux machine, detach from it and reattach a day later for the results

I am using Windows 10 and I can connect to a Linus Mint System via SSH (I am using puTTY). There I would like to run a Mathematica notebook, which takes a day or so to run through. My problem is that ...
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Graphical SSH tool like superputty for centos7 XFCE

Could you please suggest some graphical tools like super-putty or "gnome connection manager" for Centos7 please. Thanks. edit : I want tabbed user interface and gui tool which will store username, ...
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ssh server is rejecting public key [duplicate]

Sometimes I need to login on my Linux Mint 19 PC remotely via ssh. To make this more secure I try to switch to use Public Key authentication (as I already use it on my raspberries). Basically the ...
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Unable to switch between active windows in the switch session option of tmux

I think till sometime last year in the show sessions screen(CTRL B + S) I could click on a window of a session to switch to that window of that session. But now when I do that, it just takes me back ...
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How to get rid of the annoying characters in `tmux` panes and menus

I noticed that in several places in the tmux panes and menus, there are chartacters being displayed in the boundaries. Example 1: Example 2: How do I get rid of these characters and make them solid ...
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“Not a valid identifier” on file read

In a Putty remote connection, I am trying to read a file line by line, cut each line by delimiter (";"), and run a command if the variables satisfy a condition. However, I get "not a valid identifier" ...
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CTRL-O causing terminal to freeze

I am using cygwin on Windows 10, to ssh to my servers, and recently I noticed that whenever I pressed CTRL+o the entire session/cygwin window would freeze up. I tested it out on putty as well and same ...
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How to Run Graphical Programs on a Remote Ubuntu System Connected with VPN to the Windows Machine?

I connected to my Mint18 (Ubuntu 16.04) system remotely from my windows10 machine with Putty. The internet connection is provided with a Wi-Fi and a VPN connection. I name, here, the IP address for ...
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Force putty to use right click to paste, on linux

Is there a way to force putty to allow to paste with right-click, on Zorin OS (Ubuntu based). I like the windows behaviour, where selected stuff is pasted, when right click is pressed.
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Why did bash (or PuTTY) interpret the two characters 'cd' as the single character '㏅'?

I ssh'd into a CentOS VM today through PuTTY -- right after I logged in and got a bash shell, I tried to cd to another directory, but the displaying of what I typed lagged a bit, and then instead of '...
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Using SSH for hadoop nodes connection

We are trying to set-up a two-nodes hadoop clusters on two different machines. SSH to localhost without password have been setted up on both machines. And hadoop can run well as single node on each ...
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Change terminal font color [duplicate]

I'm using putty to connect to my Linux machine. I don't like blue color font since it is not easy to read: How to change terminal font color?
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Pass 'y' to plink command's interactive prompt

I'm trying to use plink to establish a connection to a remote server and remove an entry in SIP user directory list using the following command: plink root@<server-ip> -pw pwd serctl ul rm bob ...
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Move a File from Windows to Linux Server without SCP, PSCP or PSFTP

I have a file I need moved from my windows desktop to my linux server. For some reason my colleague cannot get SCP to move the file as we normally would, our servers also don't have PSCP or PSFTP ...
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Disable caching in `less +F` (make live output not wait for newline)

In less command there is a handy feature - live tail which is enabled via Shift+f when viewing a file. However it has a built-in caching - it doesn't output anything until it meets a newline symbol. ...
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Make commands available across all PuTTY sessions?

I am absolutely new to PuTTY on Windows. I would like to know if I can make some commands/functions available across all the PuTTY sessions. Suppose I want a function: greatFunction() { # highly ...
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PuTTY terminal - Unable to type more than 80 chars in a single line

This is exactly the same issue that I am facing. Almost similar question here as well. I have tried all the answers published in the related "StackExchange" questions. I also have tried to increase ...
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How to set debian 9/10 and putty to show utf-8 chars?

Before opening this question, I google a lot and tried all the suggested fix Problem pm2 monit util is showed in this way instead of Strange this: pm2 list is showed right My remote system $ ...
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SSH ERROR: Unable to write random seed: open(“/home/gitlab-runner/.putty/randomseed”) returned 'Permission denied'

I'm trying to use plink to establish a connection to a remote server and remove an entry in SIP user list using the following command: plink root@<ip> -pw pwd serctl ul rm bob which then asks ...
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Switch tabs in Debian installer over serial console with PuTTy

I'm currently trying to install Debian on a system with no video output. All I have is serial console. I know how to get it started and all, and even made it install automatically with a preseeded ...
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Is there a way to launch the GUI application frome command line without Window Desktop application(like GNOME)?

I read the on-line document: link I am using Fedora30. Is it also possible to launch a gui app. on text mode(init 3 state) as on Ubuntu? I make ~/.xinitrc and put in xterm & then after command ...
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putty: CTRL-D not working and CTRL-R became CTRL-SHIFT-R

I use windows to connect to my linux servers and since some time CTRL-D (to exit a session) doesn't work anymore and CTRL-R (search a previous typed command) got re mapped to CTRL-SHIFT-R This is ...
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I installed an Apache Web Server w/ firewall on my server & now I can't ssh to the server, I get: debug1: key_load_public: No such file or directory

I got some server space and installed an apache web server w/ firewall using this tutorial but now when I try to ssh to the server I get this error OpenSSH_7.6p1 Ubuntu-4ubuntu0.3, OpenSSL 1.0.2n 7 ...
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Linux - After reboot, I get a Keyboard Interactive Authentication error. All Network traffic closed it seems

I'm running Centos connecting with Putty. Starting today, every time I reboot, It forces me to log in as root before it will let me log in with my su. I log into Root, then run su username and then ...
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sudo authentication when using SSH key auth with Keepass+Putty

I an using Putty to login via SSH to various Linux machines (mostly CentOS and Ubuntu). I use SSH key authentication, whereas the key ist stored in Keepass 2.x and handed over to Putty via tha ...
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get back sudo with Putty: /usr/bin/sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have the setuid bit set

apparently I messed up too much with my permissions and now I'm getting this while trying to use 'screen' again: /usr/bin/sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have the setuid bit set If I try: chown root:...
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Determine the application client is using to connect

Is there any way in Linux/Unix to determine the client application user is using to connect to OS. In our environment thousand of users connect to our system via client applications like WinSCP, ...
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No supported authentication methods available - connecting to FreeBSD using PuTTY

I have created an EC2 instance that runs FreeBSD, and I can log into it using my SSH key and the default user ec2-user. I logged into it, and switched to root using su. I then created a personal ...
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exit terminal window

I often ssh to linux using putty. Sometimes directly ssh, sometimes invoke putty inside winscp by "open session in putty". In some cases when I have two putty terminals connected, and type "exit" to ...
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How to have Emacs daemon persist on remote

My current work workflow includes using PuTTY to SSH into a Linux development box with many users. I use an Emacs daemon to avoid the long startup times when closing my Emacs sessions. However, the ...
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Troubles with putty to connect to VM CentOS 7 (Vagrant / Virtualbox)

I've created a VM CentOS7 using Vagrant (2.2.3) and Virtual Box (5.2.24), on Windows 10 in this way (following these instructions ... https://blog.centos.org/2019/02/updated-centos-vagrant-images-...
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Is there any fully Byobu-compatible terminal client for Windows?

I'm trying to use Byobu on a Linux server via SSH from Windows. I've tried with MobaXterm and putty, but some of the F key combinations simply don't work. In MobaXterm there is even a dedicated Byobu ...
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SSH using Putty is closing connection in 20 seconds even while I'm executing commands

I have launched an EC2 instance running ubuntu 16.4 and able to connect using Pytty SSH with Key pair. The issues is even when I'm executing some commands - that is actively working, the session ...
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Putty Telnetsession does not update whole “popup window scroll list”

I have the following issue: I'm using Putty to operate an application on a Unix system. After some tweaking, I get the response as it should, colors, borders of pop-up screens. One thing does not ...
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How to print strings separated by TAB in bash?

I am trying to print two string separated by a TAB. I have tried: echo -e 'foo\tbar' printf '%s\t%s\n' foo bar Both of them print: foo bar Where the whitespace between the two is actually 5 ...
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Linux Bash and Scripting - Count rows from text file

I'm having issues with displaying the row count displayed from a script I am currently working on and I am using Putty. This script reads a text file that looks similar to user1|login|1 user2|login|...

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