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other:putty_conf [2022/08/03 13:57]
jypeter [Creating ssh keys with PuTTYgen] Added the 'Using the private key in Pageant' section
other:putty_conf [2022/08/08 15:54]
jypeter [Changing some useful settings] Added link to X server page
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 ====== Configuring and using PuTTY/​Pageant ====== ====== Configuring and using PuTTY/​Pageant ======
  
-PuTTY is a free and easy to use [[other:​ssh|ssh client]] for **Windows**. You can use it to connect to your favorite remote Linux servers in text mode, and start remote graphical applications if you also have a running [[other:win10wsl#​installing_an_x_server|X server]]+PuTTY is a free and easy to use [[other:​ssh|ssh client]] for **Windows**. You can use it to connect to your favorite remote Linux servers in text mode, and start remote graphical applications if you also have a running [[other:x_conf|X server]]
  
 ===== Installation ===== ===== Installation =====
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     * Select **Allow agent forwarding**. This is the same as [[/​other:​ssh#​standard_usage|using ssh with the -A option]]\\ {{ :​other:​putty_07.png?​direct |}}     * Select **Allow agent forwarding**. This is the same as [[/​other:​ssh#​standard_usage|using ssh with the -A option]]\\ {{ :​other:​putty_07.png?​direct |}}
   * In the ''​Connection''​ => ''​SSH''​ => ''​X11''​ category:   * In the ''​Connection''​ => ''​SSH''​ => ''​X11''​ category:
-    * Select **Enable X11 forwarding**. This is the same as [[/​other:​ssh#​standard_usage|using ssh with the -X option]]\\ {{ :​other:​putty_08.png?​direct |}}+    * Select **Enable X11 forwarding**. This is the same as [[/​other:​ssh#​standard_usage|using ssh with the -X option]]\\ Note: remember that you will also need an [[other:​x_conf|X server running]] in order to display graphics!\\ {{ :​other:​putty_08.png?​direct |}}
  
   * When you have finished updating the settings, **do not forget to go back to ''​Category''​ => ''​Session''​ and Save the session**!\\ {{ :​other:​putty_09.png?​direct |}}   * When you have finished updating the settings, **do not forget to go back to ''​Category''​ => ''​Session''​ and Save the session**!\\ {{ :​other:​putty_09.png?​direct |}}
other/putty_conf.txt · Last modified: 2022/08/08 15:54 by jypeter