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

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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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How to diagnose slow session for VPN Putty SSH to a server

I'm connecting to a Linux server with my windows machine. I need to VPN first. Then launch Xming. Finally, I use Putty SSH to make the connection. The problem now is it's extreme slow to run the ...
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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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Remotely access GUI apps on Windows without closing them

I'm building a small Ubuntu server which I will mostly use terminal and Web interface apps, but there are a few GUI apps like qBittorrent (its GUI has more features than its WebUI) that I'd like to ...
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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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PuTTY (or other terminal) with output buffering for slow connection

I'm looking for terminal that can buffer output (keystrokes) before sending them. I need this, because I have some devices on very slow and not reliable connections (ping 400-600ms, 20% packet loss) ...
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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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SSH through Bastion honouring ControlPersist on Bastion

I have the following setup, where I am trying to connect from "Host A" through "Bastion" to "Host B". Simple you might think and something which has been done hundreds of times before, but I am trying ...
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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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Putty does not paste from Elementary OS (Ubuntu)

I used to use Windows but switched to Linux, I am used to use putty on Windows and to copy from Windows and paste on Putty I could just right click, but I think I might be missing some configuration, ...
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Copy Files between Wondows and Linux parallelly [closed]

I have a problem to transfer files from windows dir to Linux parallelly via internet. For example, using putty, I have 8 files in my windows directory, and should send them to the Linux server ...
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Connect to VM through SSH (Google Colab and PuTTY)

I want to connect to a Google Colab computer via SSH because it has really shit text editing abilities, and it likes to hide the characters I type in the interactive shell. This is code I have on a ...
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Something is wrong with my serial communication [closed]

I'm not an expert in serial communication, and it was a long time ago I tried it. My immediate goal was to connect to the service processor on a SUN Sparc T5140, but since this I have tried to connect ...
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Kitty X11 forwarding error

I used to use Kitty X11 forwarding by simply launching a GUI application from the command line. This used to simply start a new program in my windows taskbar which would behave similar to windows ...
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X11 forwarding does not work if su to another user

I have a Red Hat 7.3 server running XVnc. On a Windows 10 desktop I have Putty and Xming installed. Putty is configured for X11 forwarding. When I SSH in as my standard/non-privileged user and ...
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Why do num key slash, asterisk, minus, and plus not work in > tmux 2.1?

On some of my newer Ubuntus, the number keypad /, *, -, and + keys don't work. If I quit tmux and just use a regular ol' Putty SSH session, they do. Ubuntu 14 tmux 1.8 works Ubuntu 16 tmux 2.1 works ...
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How to save a file from Linux on to your desktop?

I have began using Putty.exe on a university computer that is also connected to the university server. I have a pdb file saved in my Linux directory. Is it possible to save this pdb file onto the ...
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Connecting with ssh without password

I'm trying to connect using ssh from Window's PuTTY client to Debian Lenny machine without entering password. For this reason I copied content of \.ssh\id_rsa.pub file to Debian's ~/.ssh/...
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cygwin putty Startup Error: Unable to detect graphics environment

When I start cygwin/X X Server (1.17.1-2) and then putty with x11 forwarding enabled (X display location set to localhost:10.0 and MIT-Magic-Cookie-1 ticked) I still get the error Startup Error: ...
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Two Parter! Execute command silently in background when process finishes; Cause terminal background to flash a color

I run a fair number of batch processes, and will generally turn my attention to a second monitor/activity while I wait for it to finish. I'd to setup the terminal (For what it's worth mentioning: ...
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Accessing U-Boot with an SSH Connection

I need to access U-boot on a uPC that I have that is running Debian. Typically I connect my uPC to a monitor and during the boot up sequence press any key on my keyboard and I am immediately entered ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset debugging help

I am trying to use the ssh on my windows 10 machine to connect to my GoDaddy Cpanel server. My regular options of FileZilla, mobaxterm and putty are all broke. The only debugging method I have found ...

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