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  Reply # 1927327 31-Dec-2017 12:30
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jamesrt:

 

geekIT:

 

networkn: The geek in me was going to suggest the Fork of Putty called Kitty, which we have found works better in Windows :) If you don't work in IT this likely won't mean anything to you :) 

 

Actually, I've worked in IT pretty much ever since I gave up building. But you lost me there. Is that a LAN\WAN in-joke?

 

 

A "fork" in this instance means that someone has taken a copy of the full source code of an open-source project, and made a new project from it, which usually has different features and/or bits that the original author didn't want/like.

 

So, it heads off in a different direction - much like a fork in the road does, I guess....

 

Specifically, there is a "fork" (i.e. copy) of "PuTTY" called "KiTTY" which has additional features.  See here.

 

 

 

 

So....... Does KiTTY use linseed oil like the original Putty? cool





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  Reply # 1927397 31-Dec-2017 17:29
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Hey, that's so funny! Thanks for your input. I must make a note to follow your posts.


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