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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 ...