How to change character settings in PuTTY

How to change character settings in PuTTY This tutorial assumes you have already opened PuTTY Now let’s learn how to change the character settings Click Translation Then click here to show the character set drop down Now select the character set you’d like to use. Be sure your computer supports the character set Click Session […]

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How to clean up your PuTTY sessions

How to clean up your PuTTY sessions This tutorial assumes you have already opened your Windows command line Now let’s learn how to clean up your Putty sessions from the Windows command line Type the path to your Putty.exe here Then type -cleanup here, then press Click Yes to clear your sessions That’s it! The […]

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How to create a log file of your PuTTY session

How to create a log file of your PuTTY session This tutorial assumes you have already downloaded PuTTY and located its .exe Double click the PuTTY icon to launch the application Now let’s learn how to create a log file of your session Then click Logging The logging settings are listed here on the right. […]

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How to copy and paste to and from a PuTTY window

How to copy and paste to and from a PuTTY window 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 change PuTTY’s appearance

How to change PuTTY’s appearance 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 Once you have PuTTY open, load a session from the menu Then, go to Appearance The first […]

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How to change the bell style and settings in PuTTY

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 signal a bell. This can […]

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How to start a SSH sessions from the command line

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 Type the path to Putty.exe here Then type the connection type you wish to use (i.e. -ssh, -telnet, -rlogin, -raw) Type […]

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How to download and install PuTTY

How to download and 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 Type Download Putty in the Google search bar Then click Google Search Click Putty Download Page You will be […]

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How to open a PuTTY session, and exit a session

How to open a PuTTY session, and exit a session Double click the PuTTY icon to launch it 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 Then click Open This […]

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How to start PuTTY in a maximized window

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 Right click the PuTTY icon Then click Properties Once the Properties window is open, be sure the […]

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