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puttytel(1)		       PuTTY tool suite			   puttytel(1)

NAME
       puttytel	- GUI Telnet and Rlogin	client for X

SYNOPSIS
       puttytel	[ options ] [ host ]

DESCRIPTION
       puttytel	 is a graphical	Telnet and Rlogin client for X.	It is a	direct
       port of the Windows Telnet and Rlogin client of the same	 name,	and  a
       cut-down	cryptography-free version of PuTTY.

OPTIONS
       The command-line	options	supported by puttytel are:

       --display display-name
	      Specify  the X display on	which to open puttytel.	(Note this op-
	      tion has a double	minus sign, even though	none of	the others do.
	      This  is	because	 this option is	supplied automatically by GTK.
	      Sorry.)

       -fn font-name
	      Specify the font to use for normal text displayed	in the	termi-
	      nal. For example,	-fn fixed, -fn "Monospace 12".

       -fb font-name
	      Specify the font to use for bold text displayed in the terminal.
	      If the BoldAsColour resource is set to  1	 (the  default),  bold
	      text will	be displayed in	different colours instead of a differ-
	      ent font,	so this	option will be ignored.	If BoldAsColour	is set
	      to  0  or	 2  and	 you do	not specify a bold font, puttytel will
	      overprint	the normal font	to make	it look	bolder.

       -fw font-name
	      Specify the font to use for double-width	characters  (typically
	      Chinese, Japanese	and Korean text) displayed in the terminal.

       -fwb font-name
	      Specify  the font	to use for bold	double-width characters	(typi-
	      cally Chinese, Japanese and Korean text).	Like -fb, this will be
	      ignored unless the BoldAsColour resource is set to 0 or 2.

       -geometry geometry
	      Specify  the  size of the	terminal, in rows and columns of text.
	      See X(7) for more	information on the syntax of geometry specifi-
	      cations.

       -sl lines
	      Specify the number of lines of scrollback	to save	off the	top of
	      the terminal.

       -fg colour
	      Specify the foreground colour to use for normal text.

       -bg colour
	      Specify the background colour to use for normal text.

       -bfg colour
	      Specify the foreground colour to	use  for  bold	text,  if  the
	      BoldAsColour resource is set to 1	(the default) or 2.

       -bbg colour
	      Specify  the  foreground	colour	to  use	for bold reverse-video
	      text, if the BoldAsColour	resource is set	to 1 (the default)  or
	      2.  (This	 colour	 is best thought of as the bold	version	of the
	      background colour; so it only appears when text is displayed  in
	      the background colour.)

       -cfg colour
	      Specify  the  foreground	colour	to use for text	covered	by the
	      cursor.

       -cbg colour
	      Specify the background colour to use for	text  covered  by  the
	      cursor. In other words, this is the main colour of the cursor.

       -title title
	      Specify  the  initial title of the terminal window. (This	can be
	      changed under control of the server.)

       -sb- or +sb
	      Tells puttytel not to display a scroll bar.

       -sb    Tells puttytel to	display	a scroll bar: this is the opposite  of
	      -sb-. This is the	default	option:	you will probably only need to
	      specify it explicitly if you have	changed	the default using  the
	      ScrollBar	resource.

       -log logfile, -sessionlog logfile
	      This option makes	puttytel log all the terminal output to	a file
	      as well as displaying it in the terminal.

       -cs charset
	      This option specifies the	character set in which puttytel	should
	      assume the session is operating. This character set will be used
	      to interpret all the data	received from the session, and all in-
	      put  you type or paste into puttytel will	be converted into this
	      character	set before being sent to the session.

	      Any character set	name which is valid in a MIME header (and sup-
	      ported   by   puttytel)  should  be  valid  here	(examples  are
	      `ISO-8859-1', `windows-1252' or `UTF-8').	 Also,	any  character
	      encoding	which is valid in an X logical font description	should
	      be valid (`ibm-cp437', for example).

	      puttytel's default behaviour is to use the same character	encod-
	      ing  as  its  primary font. If you supply	a Unicode (iso10646-1)
	      font, it will default to the UTF-8 character set.

	      Character	set names are case-insensitive.

       -nethack
	      Tells puttytel to	enable NetHack keypad mode, in which  the  nu-
	      meric keypad generates the NetHack hjklyubn direction keys. This
	      enables you to play NetHack with the numeric keypad without hav-
	      ing  to use the NetHack number_pad option	(which requires	you to
	      press `n'	before any repeat count). So you can move with the nu-
	      meric  keypad,  and  enter  repeat counts	with the normal	number
	      keys.

       -help, --help
	      Display a	message	summarizing the	available options.

       -pgpfp Display the fingerprints of the PuTTY PGP	Master Keys, to	aid in
	      verifying	new files released by the PuTTY	team.

       -load session
	      Load  a  saved  session  by name.	This allows you	to run a saved
	      session straight from the	command	 line  without	having	to  go
	      through the configuration	box first.

       -telnet,	-rlogin, -raw
	      Select the protocol puttytel will	use to make the	connection.

       -proxycmd command
	      Instead of making	a TCP connection, use command as a proxy; net-
	      work traffic will	be redirected to the standard input and	output
	      of  command. command must	be a single word, so is	likely to need
	      quoting by the shell.

	      The special strings %host	and %port in command will be  replaced
	      by the hostname and port number you want to connect to; to get a
	      literal %	sign, enter %%.

	      Backslash	escapes	are also supported, such as sequences like  \n
	      being replaced by	a literal newline; to get a literal backslash,
	      enter \\.	(Further escaping may be required by the shell.)

	      (See the main PuTTY manual for full details of the supported  %-
	      and backslash-delimited tokens, although most of them are	proba-
	      bly not very useful in this context.)

       -l username
	      Specify the username to use when logging in to the server.

       -P port
	      Specify the port to connect to the server	on.

       -4, -6 Force use	of IPv4	or IPv6	for network connections.

SAVED SESSIONS
       Saved sessions are stored in a  .putty/sessions	subdirectory  in  your
       home directory.

MORE INFORMATION
       For  more  information  on PuTTY	and PuTTYtel, it's probably best to go
       and look	at the manual on the web page:

       https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/

BUGS
       This man	page isn't terribly complete.

PuTTY tool suite		  2004-03-24			   puttytel(1)

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