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PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator

PuTTY Overview

PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ For information on how to use PuTTY to connect via SSH, please see our articles on the subject below. PuTTY: How to download and install Putty PuTTY: How to […]

PuTTY: How to change the bell style and settings

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 sometimes be annoying, especially if […]

PuTTY: 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 1) Once you have PuTTY open, load a session from the menu 2) Then, go to Appearance […]

PuTTY: How to increase the scroll buffer size

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 have already logged in to one of our saved […]

PuTTY: 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 done in most other programs 1) You’ll […]

PuTTY: How to load, save or delete server connection settings

This tutorial assumes you have already downloaded PuTTY and located its .exe 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 […]

PuTTY: 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 […]

PuTTY: 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 […]

PuTTY: How to create a log file of your Putty session

This tutorial assumes you have already downloaded PuTTY and located its .exe 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 […]

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 1) Type Download Putty in the Google search bar 2) Then click Google Search 3) Click Putty Download Page 4) You […]

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