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.
You might try adding a Shift to your commands, so Ctrl+Shift+C / V. That is how copy pasting is done in the terminal (Ctrl+C is used to abort terminal commands). Alternatively you can try pasting by pressing Enter or the middle mouse button.
In Ubuntu, you may wish to consider not using PuTTY at all: you can simply
ssh using a terminal. For example, if you want to connect to
test.server.com, you could simply type:
If your username is different on the remote system, you can specify it by using this syntax:
More advanced options are described in the man pages.
I found that selecting (left click and drag) would copy, and middle mouse (tap down on scroll wheel) would paste. It worked for me, when adding the shift did not.
1I am on ubuntu 15.10. Antonius' suggestion worked for me as well. Feb 23, 2016 at 13:34
I am on ubuntu 18.04. Antonius' suggestion worked for me as well. Mar 1, 2020 at 17:24
Ctrl+Shift+Insert for paste, worked for Ubuntu 12.04 and putty
With the mouse left-click, hold, and drag cursor to select+copy text to clipboard. Paste with center mouse wheel/button.
I used Ctrl and right click and it worked.
On my Ubuntu 16 laptop, without a wheel mouse, I ran into lots of difficulties attempting to paste text into Putty, until I tried:
- copying the text in another application;
- leaving the text selected;
- shifting to the Putty window;
- clicking Shift+Insert
Choose 1 of the following for yourself:
A) Press/click on scroll bar to paste.
B) Ctrl + Right Click to get list of options to perform. (One of them would be paste from clipboard).
C) Directly login from your OS's terminal without using putty by using below command:
For e.g.: Andrew@18.104.22.168 Then enter your password here.
Here you can use ctrl+shift+c for copy and ctrl+shift+v as we do in ubuntu's terminal
Note: above action can be done in putty too. by going to selection section.
ssh test.server.comin the terminal. The more advanced options are described in the man pages: manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/precise/man1/ssh.1.html