[plug] putty for Red Hat Linux 7.3

Shayne O'Neill shayne at guild.murdoch.edu.au
Tue Apr 13 17:20:56 WST 2004

Just use ssh command (ie ssh user at host)

Now that said, putty for windows works fine with vanila standard wine, and
infact is even a quite functional little client.

But it really isnt a scratch on openssh imho

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On Tue, 13 Apr 2004, Craig Ringer wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 17:14, Bret Busby wrote:
> > I need to use putty.
> Sure.
> > In searching the Internet for a putty RPM for Red Hat Linux 7.3, the
> > only site with RPM's that I found, was at
> > http://dag.wieers.com/packages/putty
> If you mean the PuTTY terminal emulator, last I heard it was a
> Windows-only program. AFAIK it's been made to run under WINE, but if
> there's a Linux port it's news to me.
> I'm a little confused about why you need PuTTY anyway. Surely the
> openssh command line tools in an xterm do the same job?
> > I have gone to that web site, and to other websites that have his putty;
> > putty.0.54-1.rh73.dag.i386.rpm
> >
> > I have downloaded the RPM, after problems from one of the sites,
> > requiring a real audio plugin (to download an RPM?)
> Their server is configured to send a Real Audio MIME type for files
> ending in .rpm . I think an old real format used to use that file
> extension. Avoid the problem by right-clicking on the link and choosing
> "save as".
> > gnorpm crashed repeatedly with an authorisation error (1974, I think,
> > from memory), and, when I tried to use the command line rpm installer;
> > rpm -i <package name>, an error was returned;
> > "error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/bin/puttygen; <hex
> > number that changes each time - assumed to be memory location>:cpio:
> > read"
> The RPM is probably mangled. Try downloading it with wget or finding
> another source for it.
> Craig Ringer
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