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

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How can I enable trusted X11 forwarding on Putty (with Xming) or otherwise get rid of one second delay when starting X11 aplication?

I've noticed one second delay before Midnight Commander or mcedit starts in Putty. It took me a while before I realized it is caused by X11 forwarding enabled. mc -X start immediately. Unfortunately ...
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Server refusing public key with PuTTY

I am configuring our new RHEL 7 server and I am have a real pickle in trying to get it to accept my private/public keypair. Everything seems similar enough compared to the sshd config from the older ...
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SSH always refuses first connection attempt

There's an AIX box where I work and so I've not got any root access to it. When I connect to it using telnet I can get on fine. When I connect to it using SSH if I put in my correct password on the ...
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Can't sign/encrypt unless I start gpg-agent manually

I recently set up Ubuntu in a VM for development work, but found that git couldn't sign my commits. Investigating further, I found that gpg-agent wasn't able to request my passphrase via pinentry-...
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Get screenshots of a Linux machine that I connect to remotely with PuTTY

My setup is this, I connected my Cent box via PuTTY on windows 7, I've Xming and using X11forwarding to have GNOME in windows. Now when I did gnome-screenshot in putty, I cannot have the CentOS ...
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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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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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How to turnoff Debug mode in Jboss server on a Linux machine?

When I start a JBOSS server 6.4 on my linux machine, it displays all the messages. But I don't want to see those messages, hence need to disable them. How can I turn off those messages in JBOSS 6.4 ...
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How can I launch PuTTy in fullscreen from command line

I'm using Puppy Linux and am trying to launch PuTTy in fullscreen from the command line. Are there any parameters for this? I am currenly doing putty - load mysession I am unable to choose a ...
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How Do I install DB2 Remotely?

I have been trying to install IBM DB2 10.5.0.1 on AIX 7.1.0.0 from a Windows 8-64bit using a Remote connection. It has been 3 days and I haven't been able to succeed; Here is a list of everything I've ...
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Non-standard logins

As part of a sort of esoteric "hack" I'm putting together, I've modified my /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files to result in a user called ニエット ("Niet") with a shell pointing to a custom script I have ...
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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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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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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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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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Unable to Connect to VNC Server Using SSH Tunnel

I have a Linux server running xtightvnc on Ubuntu 18.04. Using my laptop, I am able to establish an SSH tunnel connection using PuTTY on Windows and establish a connection to vnc through localhost:...
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ssh with xterm can't get screen resources

I am trying to launch a GUI of a program on my windows computer by ssh with putty. I downloaded Xterm and have that running, and then in the putty options, I checked the box for X11 forwarding. When ...
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ssh/pageant — specify which key to use

Background -- I have putty and pageant on my desktop PC. My pageant has three different keys in it for different sets of machines. For machine set A, I putty into my bastion host, "allow agent ...
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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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How to evaluate commands on the given node of cluster by using plink?

Despite plink (putty link, which provides remote evaluation of commands on remote cluster by using ssh) is Windows application, I hope that You will help me in this question. I have the remote ...
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PSCP - why can't it find the file when using non-admin credentials?

I am trying to make a batch script to get files from Windows vm to Ubuntu vm so I decided to use pscp. when I put pscp -l admin -pw pswd C:\path admin@IP:/path the files transfer fine but I don't ...
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RHEL7 “Too many authentication failures for”, MaxAuthTries has no effect

I'm using Kitty (putty clone) and Keepass agent (similar to pagent). Keepass agent contains 5 ssh keys. This setup works fine with all linux boxes I've encountered so far, connection to our new ...
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Why MS Sql port (1433) forwarding does not work over http_connect proxy?

I have a windows machine with putty, which has access to ms sql server on local network. And i have a remote Ubuntu machine on the Internet with sshd on 443 port (required to establish secured ...
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Putty Login error through SSH (Network error: Connection timeout)

I am trying to login into one(X) server using putty (port 22), and it is showing Fatal Error in a pop-up with the message Network error: Connection timed out. But when I am in different server(Y) on ...
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PuTTY does not connect over SSH; other clients work fine

I have a CentOS system that I can connect to using several SSH clients (FireSSH, WinSCP, MySQL Workbench over SSH). For some reason, PuTTY, which was working a few days ago, can not connect. It will ...
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SFTP connect through an other server

I want to connect to my account in a server of my university. When I’m there I only have to do ssh user@FinalServer/home/user or create a folder using sftp://user@FinalServer/home/user But the ...
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How to add PuTTY private key to OpenSSH client

I am trying to setup scp on a new Ubuntu 14.04 system. This system will act as an SSH client to an already configured SSH server on another Ubuntu 14.04 system. I can use putty to SSH into the ...
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Fedora 20 problem: opening Putty via terminal as a non-root

From my perspective: [test1@localhost ~]$ putty (putty:8996): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: Gtk-WARNINGs also appear while trying to open at least a few other applications. Those warnings ...
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Is it possible to create an alias to rlogin and pass login paramteres?

There is a system I need to rlogin to for work, and each time it asks for my username and password and after the login I have to type in a code-word in order to get to the view I want. Is it possible ...
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Ctrl+C kills PuTTY

I am trying to help a co-worker, where upon logging onto our RHEL server via PuTTY, if they hit Ctrl+C (or type exit), it kills the session. I checked their default login shell is KSH, same as mine. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connecting to VirtualBox from windows machine host to static IP in guest using Putty

I've had a tough time trying to find a solution that specifically deals with accessing a virtualbox Ubuntu server from windows. The objective is to have two adapters set. Adapter 1 is NAT and would ...
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Viewing history of echo'd text on terminal

I detached gits head using git checkout 4037ec1702bd2fa6a5a15f7413f4ccccb59d356e . and lost all my work. I still have the terminal open. Not that long ago, I did a git diff, so my changes were all ...