Log in remotely with SSH (Windows)

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Unlike Linux, the SSH client is not common with Windows OS. So the first step is to install one - how?


  • Click on the following link to access the different software alternatives:
  • Download the client software and install it. You now should be able to connect remotely to a specific PC. Note that data transfer via a secured tunnel is not supported by most of these applications.
  • Recommendation: Putty as it is simple and lightweight. However, it does not transfer data via a secure tunnel and you cannot retrieve data directly with it.

Graphical mode

To enable a GUI:
Published by jad05. Latest update on June 26, 2012 at 03:41 PM by Jeff.
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