Keyboard copy paste shortcuts in putty commandline

Everyone know how to copy and paste characters in putty terminal using mouse (in case you don’t know, selecting the characters using mouse automatically copies and right click paste it) but less people know that it is possible with keyboard as well. You can use the below command to paste the characters into putty terminal

SHIFT + INS 

Enjoy 🙂

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Clear Screen in PUTTY (Linux commandline)

You can use the command

clear

to clear the screen in commandline. But the same can be done using the below shortcut

Ctrl+ L

If you scroll up the putty screen, you can see the old buffer data still exist there.. To remove it completely, select the putty option from the top left and select the option “clear scrollback”

putty

Hope you are happy now… Cheers 🙂