PuTTY is an SSH and telnet client

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Alternative for Xshell.

Do anyone knows an alternative for xshell? I have checked and the alternatives mentioned are putty, openssh etc. But I require it mainly for port forwarding and for that xshell works perfectly. Is ...
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How to connect to other Ubuntu machine as X Server?

When I want to work on my local Linux machines from windows, I use Putty+Xming and I set the Xming port in Putty connection settings. This way I have a terminal on the machine and if, for example, I ...
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Trouble Setting up Open SSH with Putty

I for the life of me can't seem to get openSSH to work on Ubuntu Server 10.10 with keys I generated in PuttyGen on my Windows machine. After hours of trial and error and web searches I can't get my ...
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How to connect two ubuntu laptops using putty?

I am trying to connect two Ubuntu laptops (server and client) using putty. Here is the description: LAPTOP A : UBUNTU SERVER 12.04 KERNEL : 3.2.0 LAPTOP B : UBUNTU 12.04 KERNEL : 3.2.0 ...
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Shift+F2 is ignored when using byobu with PuTTY (Windows 7)

Connecting to byobu in Ubuntu 12.04.1 (precise) from PuTTY on a Windows 7 system, when I type Shift+F2 to get a vertical split, nothing happens. Typing plain F2 works and opens a new window. I tried ...
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SSH Navigation Confusion

This may be the most ridiculous question I've ever asked, but I freely admit that I am stumped. I'm trying to move some files from a remote server to my local machine. I'm running Ubuntu, obviously. ...
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Multiple Users Sending Input To The Same Server Running On My Ubuntu Server

I've just recently started hosting a Java based server on my Ubuntu Server. I've been learning how to setup everything and I've been feeling pretty good about it's setup. I currently start the ...
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Putty on Virtual Box Ubuntu

I'm trying to get PuTTY working on Ubuntu virtual box but it isn't working. I looked at the other post and it said to switch to bridged adapter which I did, and to no avail did it work. I tried ...
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Virtual Machine Putty connection

I've created a VM running on my PC and am trying to connect the two via Putty. I have Putty installed on my PC, and openssh server and client installed on my VM. When I drop my IP address into the ...
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Putty login to Ubuntu server using ppk

I would like to login to our Ubuntu server 9 using a PPK from Putty. Is there a simple guide I can follow as I keep getting the message Server refused our key? This is all setup as someone here can ...
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Installing MySQL in ubuntu with putty

So...i'm trying to install MySQL Server in Ubuntu 10.04 (i don't want other version of ubuntu) and it don't works... I tried : sudo apt-get install mysql-server and also sudo apt-get install ...
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When using `byobu` in a PuTTY session cannot create new windows

I have an Ubuntu 10.04.4 web server, and I have set it to run byobu on session startup. To start with it all seems to work fine, for example F9 brings up the menu and F7 starts the copy/paste ...
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How can I setup Ubuntu (and my home network router settings) so I can SSH to Linux console window?

I installed Ubuntu version 11 not too long ago. I now have that computer running on my home network and it has it's own internal IP address on my home network behind a LinkSys Router. How can I ...
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Prompt not working when logged in as specific user

Hello I am running ubuntu 11.10 and access it via ssh with putty. My problem is that when I log in I get the prompt username@server.com:~$ and my arrow keys do what the y are supposed to. When I ...
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Saving SSH shell links in launcher like putty

I mean how can I bookmark a ssh root@ip command in the launcher so when I click on the icon and a shell is prompt to me asking credentials for the connection to the server shell?
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How do I get colors and a correct character set with screen through PuTTY?

Screen session over putty connections from windows are colorless and have a character set problem (shows in curses applications like aptitude). A screen session on a proper terminal works just fine. ...
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How to enable remote desktop connection in Ubuntu 9.04 using command line. ( Using Putty)

How to enable remote desktop connection in Ubuntu 9.04 using Putty?
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Session freezes when using the screen command

This happens to me once every couple of hours. When I use the screen command and attempt to switch between windows by pressing ctrl+shift+a twice in succession, my session freezes. This has happened ...
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How to change putty color scheme on linux user basis?

When I ssh into my server all but one of my users has the color scheme. The one that doesn't, well everything shows up as gray text. Is there a way I can change this color scheme? Also, why would ...
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How-to enable X forwarding in PuTTY

I have Ubuntu next to Windows7, I am always using Ubuntu to connect remotely other computer. I use -X option to enable the GUI. On Win7 I'm using PuTTY, how do I enable X forwarding?
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PuTTY X11 Forwarding broken in 11.10

When I connected to my 11.04 server using PuTTY (from Windows) with X11 forwarding enabled, if I entered the command echo $DISPLAY I'd see localhost:10.0 and when I started an X program, it would ...
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Is there a command to print all the terminal processes run by a user?

I know that # ps -u someUser will print the terminal processes currently being run by a user. Is there a way to get all of the past terminal processes that user ever ran when you're logged in as ...
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Ctrl+C won't close man pages

I'm setting up a Linode server, and connecting to it via SSH with PuTTY. When I bring up a man page, and don't want to go through the whole thing, I'm used to doing a Ctrl+C on the Unix boxes I've ...
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How to login into a machine via putty using a script?

In windows we have created a batch file to login into a machine via putty. On clicking the batch file it logins into that machine. Is it possible to create a script in ubuntu to do the same task?
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How can I stop a terminal connection from timing out

At work I have two machines: Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.04. On my XP machine I use Putty to connect to some servers and can leave those windows open for weekends without them timing out. However, when ...
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Putty-like copy/paste

For ages I've been using Putty when working with *nix servers, and I really got used to it's copy&paste method: select, left-click - for copy, just right-click - for paste. How can I set Ubuntu ...
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How can I change the default Unity keyboard shortcut?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 and it works fine. But I have a little problem. I need to use a software named Putty, because another software depends on it. My problem is that this software uses F10 as a ...
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Remote connection problem

Hello I have ubuntu 10.04 installed with mysql on it and I have a problem with remote connection. When I connect through putty it works but sometimes it looks like it hangs for example when I ...
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Turning off XON/XOFF when SSHing via PuTTY

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.10 on a rented dedicated server. When I ssh to it using PuTTY (on a Windows machine), I find it responds to Ctrl+S and Ctrl+Q as XON/XOFF transmission control ...
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Looking for pageant equivalent

I was wonder if there is an equivalent to pageant for Ubuntu, for those of you who are unfamiliar with this tool, its basically a tool that runs and types in your password for public and private keys. ...
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Ncurses prompts look broken in PuTTY from Windows

Byobu looks very broken in PuTTY. I've already fixed the key mapping issue, but this issue isn't specified in the man page or even Google: Notice the misplaced position of the list of windows, the ...