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  • PuTTY is a SSH client for Windows and an alternative way for you to access the CVL via the internet when you are not able to work in the lab on campus.

Downloading and Install PuTTY

(fig.1) Enabling X11 Forwarding.

Step 1 Download PuTTy from the following downloads page.

Step 2 Select the first option of PuTTY.exe .

Step 3 Save the file to your desktop.

Step 4 Double click PuTTY.exe (no installation required).

Step 5 On the left side, navigate to Connection, then to SSH, and finally the X11 option.

Step 6 Check Enable X11 Forwarding. This enables you to bring up programs graphically via Xming. (See fig.1)

Using Xming and PuTTY to access the CVL

  • Go to the Xming page to learn how to remotely access the CVL.

Additional Links

PuTTY Home page
PuTTY download page

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