SSH-Client Software

With this program you can access your Linux file system from your Windows computer. This requires a  Linux Account.

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Installation of WinSCP and PuTTY

You can find both programs winscp and PuTTY in the software center of Windows 7.

Click Start and type soft in the search field.

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Windows 7 - Start of the Software Center
Choose the programs
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Choose the programs

This program allows you to access your Linux file system after entering your Linux user name and password:

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Winscp - Screen for the Login
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Please start a console with the program PuTTY.

There are different choices:

  1. from an existing winscp session
    Befehle - In PuTTY öffnen
  2. from the winscp configuration window
    Verwalten - In PuTTY öffnen
  3. from the Start menu - All Programs - Putty - PuTTY

More Information about PuTTY & SSH

  • PuTTY: free implementation of SSH for Win32 and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator.
  • SSH User Tipps: How to use SSH with Linux

If you have any further questions or remarks, please contact it-service.