How to copy-paste text or commands in MobaXterm?


In MobaXterm, Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V are not the keys for Copying and pasting.

Here are the correct steps:
  • To Copy: Select the text area you wanted to copy (it will copy the selected content to the clipboard) 
  • To Paste: Right-click and from the context menu, click on paste. OR ShiftInsert in keyboard

Enabling MobaXterm paste using mouse to right-click (mouse right-click paste-like putty)


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You have an option to make settings change in MobaXterm, to do paste action while right-clicking. Here is how to do this,

How to enable right click paste?
  • Click on the Settings
  • Go to Configuration
  • Go to Terminal TAB
  • About the center of the screen, there is a checkbox named "Paste using right-click
  • Checking this box will enable the mouse to right-click paste action!
  • Restart your MobaXterm to make this feature active. (close all MobaXterm sessions and start again)
Also read, How to open multiple instances of MobaXterm?