PuTTY is a free open source SSH/Telnet terminal emulation program for Windows and Unix like operating systems.

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Why does my SSH passphrase work with `plink` and not `ssh`?

I've configured my router to accept a public key SSH session with a passphrase. They key pair was generated using the PuTTY tools on windows. I can open the session from both Windows and Linux ...
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How to fix PuTTY showing garbled characters?

Connecting from a Windows 7 PC via SSH to an Ubuntu server using PuTTY, I get some screen errors: I.e. it: "Double-draws" the selection inside Midnight Commander (MC). Other characters like line ...
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putty and screen and scroll-back buffer [closed]

When I use screen inside a putty session, I can't seem to use the scrollback buffer of putty to look at whatever just scrolled off the screen. Instead, I just see what was happening in the putty ...
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Set xterm (PuTTY) window title when using screen?

I am trying to get screen to set my xterm title. I have this working outside of screen, but screen keeps whatever title was in place when I started it. Here is my .bashrc: function ...
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Can I use PLink and Pageant with Cygwin's ssh?

I'm now using msysgit because of the GUI tools, which use Putty's Pageant and PLink utilities, but I use Cygwin as a general SSH terminal. I had been using ssh-agent on Cygwin, but that means I have ...
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Can't get detached screen to resume

I use putty and have an unreliable wireless connection, so I use screen to keep my work going. Often I'll get disconnected, and then I can't reattach my screen. I'll run screen -D -RR and it will just ...
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Remote Desktop over SSH to Windows 7 box

I have been using remote desktop to access a Windows 7 PC, tunneled over an SSH connection, successfully for a while now, until it suddenly stopped working. The client is also Windows 7, and I ...
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Server refused our key (AWS) - Putty

I've just signed up to AWS and launched EC2, downloaded key (.pem) file then generated ppk file using puttykeygen. Using this ppk file I've tried to log in to the server via SSH using Putty but it's ...
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SSH - sent password / access granted very slow

I wrote a question the other day regarding slow authentication. disabling GSSAPIauth did the trick. However, I am now faced with another issue. When reviewing the PuTTY event logs, i now have ~20 ...
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How to get Home, End, Delete keys working for PuTTY SSH sessions to Cisco ASA?

I want to be able to use Home, End and Delete keys when using PuTTY to access the CLI on my Cisco ASAs. Currently when I use these keys I see the ~ character. I have tried changing the PuTTY session ...
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delete key prints “~” in putty

i am SSHing to a RHEL-3 box using Putty. Backspace works correctly, but when I press the "Delete" key the deletion does not happen. Instead, it prints "~" on the screen. Thanks in advance, Ajay
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SSH locale wrong

I have a debian server with locales set to hu_HU.UTF-8, and if i log in trough console it works perfectly in hungarian. It also worked with ssh logins until i disabled PAM in the sshd config. Since ...
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SSH Tunnel slow

I just moved halfway across the globe and am having a strange connection issue. I have a 4 Mbps dsl connection, can successfully ssh into my server, and setup a tunnel. I use PuTTY (on my desktop - ...
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how to connect debian vmware from putty on the same pc

Hello all i install debian on vmware player , and its working fine now i like to connect with my putty to the vmware debian but i dont know how , when i do ifconfig -a im getting only my router ...