PuTTY

An open source telnet and SSH Client for the Windows and Unix platforms. PuTTY can be used to SSH into a Cloud VPS Hosting solution.

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Change the bell style and settings in PuTTY

This tutorial will show you how to change the bell style and settings in PuTTY A terminal bell is a sort of notification produced by an SSH server when some things happen or appear, such as an error message or global announcement By default, PuTTY will use the Windows system ding whenever it’s told to

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Change the appearance of PuTTY

This tutorial will show you how to change the appearance of PuTTY If you’re going to be using PuTTY a lot, you’ll probably want to customize its appearance to what you like best. PuTTY has a number of settings that allow you to do this 1) Once you have PuTTY open, load a session from

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Increase the scroll buffer size in PuTTY

This tutorial will show you how to increase the scroll buffer size in PuTTY You may have noticed that PuTTY does not allow you to scroll up very far This can become annoying when running programs that have lots of output you might need to scroll through and review Let’s look at an example We

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Copy and paste from PuTTY

This tutorial will show you how to copy and paste from PuTTY It may not be obvious to you, but it is possible to copy and paste to and from a PuTTY window. This tutorial will show you how to do that Copying and pasting in PuTTY is very easy, but different from the way it’s

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How to save server connection settings in Putty

This tutorial will show you how to save server connection settings in Putty Now let’s learn how to load, save or delete server connection settings 1) Double click the PuTTY icon to launch the application 2) First let’s learn how to save connection settings 3) Type the server IP address here 4) Type a saved

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How to start Putty in a maximized window

This tutorial assumes you have located PuTTY, and starts from your desktop Now let’s learn how to start Putty “maximized” so the command line window is as large as possibe 1) Right click the PuTTY icon 2) Then click Properties 3) Once the Properties window is open, be sure the Shortcut tab is selected 4)

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How to open a Putty session and exit a session

This tutorial assumes you have already downloaded PuTTY and located it on your desktop Now let’s learn how to open PuTTY, configure the server connection settings for SSH, and launch the command line 1) Double click the PuTTY icon to launch it This is the PuTTY default screen. This tutorial will show how to enter

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Create a log file of your Putty session

This tutorial will show you how to create a log file of your Putty session 1) Double click the PuTTY icon to launch the application Now let’s learn how to create a log file of your session 2) Click Logging The logging settings are listed here on the right. Let’s demonstrate how to save a

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How to install Putty

This tutorial will show you how to install Putty This tutorial assumes you are using the Windows operating system, have already opened your favorite web browser and browsed to Google.com Now let’s learn how to download and install PuTTY 1) Type Download Putty in the Google search bar 2) Then click Google Search 3) Click

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How to start a SSH session from the command line

This tutorial assumes you have already opened your Windows command line Now let’s learn how to start a SSH session from the command line 1) Type the path to Putty.exe here 2) Then type the connection type you wish to use (i.e. -ssh, -telnet, -rlogin, -raw) 3) Type the username… 4) Then type ‘@’ followed

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