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Hi there I don't believe I'm saying this but putty under Windows works so great and I'm very disappointed with it's performance under linux. I'm talking specifically about three functions ...
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    putty - missing funcitions


    Hi there
    I don't believe I'm saying this but putty under Windows works so great and I'm very disappointed with it's performance under linux. I'm talking specifically about three functions that I'm missing from Windows world and could not find them in any terminal program in Linux.

    1. When you select text in putty window the text is being automatically copied to clipboard - very useful.
    2. When I move the cursor to another putty window and right click inside it - the text is being automatically paste inside this window.
    3.When I click on a putty window with session running I can say: "duplicate session" - so great.

    Those three little functions are so helpful.
    Why o why can't I get those in any Linux terminal ?!
    I hoped I could get this wit CrossOver but surprisingly the Windows version of putty does not work under linux as it supposed to?

    Any idea how to fix this, any chance that the Ubuntu (or any other distributions) development team can do something about it ?

    Regards
    Peter

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    I have used putty with Windows, but never saw the need for
    it in Linux. I use a gnome desktop, and I can copy and paste
    easily from one gnome-terminal to another. You can either
    highlight the text, right-click and select copy the old way
    or just highlight text and use the middle button to paste
    into another window.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcgreen View Post
    I have used putty with Windows, but never saw the need for
    it in Linux. I use a gnome desktop, and I can copy and paste
    easily from one gnome-terminal to another. You can either
    highlight the text, right-click and select copy the old way
    or just highlight text and use the middle button to paste
    into another window.
    Anyone know of a terminal emulator for linux that is similar to the Putty version on Windows? It seems that Putty on windows has way more features, such as session management, where you can define the settings for many connections, like custom port numbers, custom logging, change settings on the fly, X11 forwarding, etc , etc...

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    why on earth would you need/want to use putty on linux.

    Xterm or the standard Gnome Terminal are more than enough and do ecverything you asked for.

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    I just checked on PuTTY for Linux, and there are three
    components; pterm, putty, and putty-tools

    pterm is the terminal emulator.

    pterm(1): yet another X terminal emulator - Linux man page

    I don't know if it is possible, but if you didn't run putty
    in its own pterm, that might explain the missing features.

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    first two problms solved here:
    1: do as u do in windows putty,it will copy all.
    2: to paste, jst click middle scroll button.

    The 3rd one i am facing still..

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