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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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Can bash get out of sync with the filesystem?

I may not be phrasing my question correctly, but I'll do my best to explain the symptoms I'm experiencing. First, for context, I'm running an Ubuntu server (no GUI), version 12.04.3 LTS (according the ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Moving folder and subfolder to another path

I need to mve my folder with many subfloder contents to another path. I'm using putty and this is what i tried MV -r fromflderpath tofolderpath Where am i doing wrong ?
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No terminal colors in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I've tried everything from this duplicate question but I still can't get it to work. The only difference from that question is that when I run env | grep TERM I get TERM=xterm instead of ...
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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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how to make putty ssh connection never to timeout when user is idle?

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server I bought, if I connect with putty using ssh and a sudoer user putty gets disconnected by the server after some time if I am idle How do I configure Ubuntu to keep this ...
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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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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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How do I make Home and End work in PuTTY SSH with fish shell?

Years ago, an Ubuntu update broke this and I've never found a solution. I have fish as my default shell. Ubuntu 12.10 Locally (Gnome Terminal), Home and End keys work fine in both fish and bash. ...
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Ubuntu SSH X11 Forwarded Client Very Slow

Running SSH X forwarded session from my Ubuntu 12LTS client to a SLES server results in very slow(seconds per mouse click) GUI app(on the server) performance. Using a windows client from the same LAN ...
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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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How to run application from terminal forever? [duplicate]

I start jenkins web server using command java -jar jenkins.war. It works great. When I close terminal the application stops. How to make it run even if I close terminal session ?
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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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Dissable putty tabcompletion sound

When I connect to a Windows computer with ssh to ubuntu server. And I use tabcompletion and there are multiple option I hear a geluiid this is sometimes very annoying. Is there a way that I can turn ...
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Show full server name in command line

I have several servers that have the same prefix in their name: mail.servername. When I have several sessions open (I use PuTTY from Windows 7), it is a minor PITA to figure out which one is which ...
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How to start Putty in a maximized window?

How to start Putty in a maximized window in Ubuntu 12? When I use Windows, I use this method But in Ubuntu, I don't have this option.
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I am unable to type polish characters when connecting via ssh

I'm running ubuntu server 12.04 on VirtualBox. When connecting via console, I am able to type in Polish characters just fine (both on the command line as well as in VIM). When connecting via putty, ...
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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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Sendmail not working properly

I wanted my joomla website to send emails, so for that I installed sendmail. I tested it by using putty sendmail emailadress@domain.com content of email to check if it was working. I made multiple ...
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ssh-agent running but not working when logged in using PuTTY

When I am using the terminal directly on the machine running Ubuntu 13.04 ssh-add works fine using the process: /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/dbus-launch --exit-with-session /usr/bin/im-launch ...
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PuTTY X11 proxy: wrong authorisation protocol attempted

I am using putty from windows vista to connect to ubuntu server and run my qtcreator using Xming. I am able to log-in into the server, but I am unable to run qtcreator. the following message ...
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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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Launching firefox through putty, and open it up in LXDE desktop

I am trying to run from local machine firefox on remote server, and don't know how to accomplish that. I use putty to connect to server and when I type the firefox command, I get Error: no display ...
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Copy paste not working on ubuntu putty

I have been using putty to connect to one of my client server,here the problem is that copy and paste doesn't work. When I was on windows it used to work and now I want the same thing on ubuntu 13.10. ...
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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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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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Control Linux from Putty in Windows

Is it possible to control a Linux machine (EDIT: like a bash/sudo terminal line) from Putty (or other SSH/Telnet client) that's running off another machine and operating system? I have heard this ...
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How to login from putty to xubuntu

I have a cloud server which is running ubuntu server. I have connected to the server with putty. I have installed xubuntu and gdm but do not know how to login into xubuntu from putty terminal. Any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using Byobu, how do you split the screen when using PuTTY?

When running Byobu, how do you split the screen when using PuTTY? Pressing Ctrl+F2 just prints a character in the terminal.
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EC2 instance suddenly refused our key pair

I've been connecting to my AWS EC2 instance without any problem using the .ppk file provided by Amazon. The security group was set up properly enabling port 22, etc., etc., and everything worked just ...
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(SOLVED) SSH: Connection refused from windows but NOT from linux

i have an issue when i try connecting to my Ubuntu server from local network. when i try to connect from my PC (static ip) with win7 and putty, i get Network error:connection refused But when I ...
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serial port can receive but won't transmit [closed]

I am running a copy putty on a Windows 7 and a Linux box. I have a 3rd Linux box set up where it displays the console in text mode over the serial port. I can use putty on the windows box to the ...
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Trying to export xinput information for remote display in 12.04

I am trying to run xinput --list on a remote machine. It seems to work OK on our 10.04 machines but our 12.04 machines don't seem to want to play ball. Basically I use a PuTTY session to connect to ...
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problem accessing ubuntu server through puTTY

I have just installed Ubuntu 64bit on a laptop and it was an easy installation and I started the server then I downloaded and installed puTTY on my other PC running Windows Vista 32bit, both server ...
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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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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?