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Moving folder and subfolder to another path

I need to move my folder with many subfolders to another path. I'm using putty and this is what I tried: MV -r fromflderpath tofolderpath What am I doing wrong?
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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how can I connect Ubuntu through Windows via localhost?

Display of my laptop is not working, in order to save files in it I want to connect to it from another laptop in localhost and move files to safety. I can connect to it via putty from XP laptop like ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Ubuntu putty and serial port

Need putty to work on /dev/ttyUSB0 I know for a fact that the port (console on a switch) is 9600 8/n/1, so it should be simple. ttyUSB0 shows up in dmesg. So shouldn't I be able to select ...
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Bind keys over SSH to switch tmux tabs

I typically have 4 or 5 tmux "tabs" (aka tmux windows) open. They are created by pressing Control+B, C In many applications you can Control+Tab to switch between tabs (or internal windows, or ...
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Why wget prints many new lines of status when downloading (using PuTTY)? [closed]

Why wget prints many new lines, when connecting to an Ubuntu machine via a remote terminal session like PuTTY? The issue is not just in wget but in byobu as well. Both programs behave queer. I assume ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to download the iso file of ubuntu in command line?

I need to install the VirtualBox in the company's server by the client, PuTTY. Then install the ubuntu 14.04 in the VirtualBox. Right now I have find the methods of installing the VirtualBox in the ...
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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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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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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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SSH login using Ubuntu's terminal - Permission denied (publickey)

I'm using ubuntu system to login to remote server using ssh. SSH is configured in my system and I can see my public ssh key but when I try something like ssh xx.xx.xx.xx it throws error Permission ...
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Accessing Ubuntu terminal of a system outside LAN, but connected to internet

I know how to access remote terminal of an Ubuntu machine from a Windows machine using PuTTY when both the machines are part of same LAN. Is it possible to use the same method for two machines ...
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How to transfer files from putty (Linux) directory to Windows folder?

I just want to ask on how am I going to transfer my files in putty (Linux terminal) directory to my Windows C:\xampp\mysql folder. Is there any command for this?
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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 edit /etc/apt/sources.list using putty in a VPS setup [duplicate]

I'm having trouble doing this. How do I edit it? Basically, the VPS is using 11.04 which is, end of life and I'm trying to upgrade to the latest long term release, but I am following the instructions ...
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Putty, Byobu, Tmux and function keys

I'm currently trying to use byobu from PuTTY via ssh. I have currently putty-256color as Terminal-type string because otherwise not even Byobu bindings worked and I couldn't create new windows or move ...