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Old 08-28-2004, 02:44 AM   #1
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Re: Putty


Is there a way to download Putty for Mandrake Linux?
 
Old 08-28-2004, 03:54 AM   #2
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The source code is available on their website, though I don't see any significant advantage of using it over than using the openssh client.
 
Old 08-28-2004, 04:11 AM   #3
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I'd have to agree w/ Demonbane, putty is a great portable ssh client for windows but as far as Mandrake goes just open a terminal and type

#ssh -l username hostnameoripaddress

thats a lowercase "L" not a pipe.

that'll get ya connected via openssh.

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Old 08-28-2004, 09:48 AM   #4
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Is there a way to save a session so I dont have to keep on typing in the Host Names when I try to log-in?

I just want to be able to click on a session host name and thats it. How can I save a session in the built-in Telnet in Mandrake?
 
Old 08-28-2004, 11:13 AM   #5
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You can look into kde's kssh terminal which can remember settings from a drop down box, or FYI, putty will absolutey run under wine if you have that going.
 
Old 09-01-2004, 10:49 AM   #6
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You can install bash completion to complete hostnames, or use shell aliases etc
 
Old 09-01-2004, 11:42 AM   #7
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If you are using bash... just go into your .bashrc file and type in

alias sshserver='ssh username@servername'

you can rename sshserver to something simple if you'd like... just make sure it doesn't conflict with another program name.
You can probably use 'ss'

Or if you want a clickable icon... you can just make a new link on your desktop (if you are using one) with the same execute command 'ssh username@servername'

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