SSH - Putty (telnet, ssh client)

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1 - About

Putty is a communications client program to establish a telnet or ssh connection to a target server system, along with an xterm terminal emulator. It is written and maintained primarily by Simon Tatham.

PuTTY stores keys in its own format in .ppk files.

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3 - Command line

Plink is a command-line interface to the PuTTY back ends.

4 - Shortcut

Completion:

  • Tab: autocomplete of path and environment variable
  • Alt + / - Attempt to complete filename
  • Alt + ? - Show current completion list
  • Alt + * - Insert all possible completions

Editing:

  • Ctrl + a - Jump to the start of the line
  • Ctrl + e - Jump to the end of the line
  • Ctrl + l - Clear the screen

Command:

  • Ctrl + c - Terminate the command
  • Ctrl + z - Suspend/ Stop the command

Command History:

  • Ctrl + r - Search the history backwards
  • Ctrl + R - Search the history backwards with multi occurrence
  • Alt + < - Move to the first line in the history
  • Alt + > - Move to the last line in the history

Not tested:

  • Ctrl + b - Move back a char
  • Ctrl + f - Move forward a char
  • Ctrl + d - Delete from under the cursor
  • Ctrl + k - Delete to EOL
  • Ctrl + u - Delete backward from cursor
  • Ctrl + xx - Move between EOL and current cursor position
  • Ctrl + x @ - Show possible hostname completions
  • Alt + . - Yank last argument to previous command
  • Alt + b - Move backward
  • Alt + c - Capitalize the word
  • Alt + d - Delete word
  • Alt + f - Move forward
  • Alt + l - Make word lowercase
  • Alt + n - Search the history forwards non-incremental
  • Alt + p - Search the history backwards non-incremental
  • Alt + r - Recall command
  • Alt + t - Move words around
  • Alt + u - Make word uppercase
  • Alt + back-space - Delete backward from cursor
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5 - (Configuration|Settings)

  • Window Title: Window > Behaviour > Window Title
  • Windows > Behaviour > Always on top
  • Window > Selection > Paste to clipboard in RTF as well as plain text
  • Full Screen:
    • Windows title > Full Screen
    • Settings > Window > Beahviour > Full screen on Alt-Enter

6 - Support

6.1 - Log

7 - Documentation / Reference

ssh/putty.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/20 10:00 by gerardnico