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This document describes how to install and configure a terminal program named putty. This program will allow MS-Windows users to connect to turing.

PuTTY is a free (MIT-licensed) Win32 Telnet and SSH client.

Once you are connected to your ISP, this program will allow MS-Windows users to log into our turing computer system.

To install putty on your machine you will need to do the following:

Firstly, you need to get the actual program from from the following link:

putty download page

The file you want to is the "putty.exe" file.

In MS-Windows, run the putty.exe file to install the putty program. The installation program should create a clickable icon named Putty. Make sure your you are connected to your ISP, and then double click the Putty icon.

The Putty configuration window should now become visible (as shown in the figure below)

You will need to enter the following details. Now select the Open button (located at the right hand side bottom of the Putty window.

You should now be prompted to enter your UNE password. Once you have successfully logged in, the display should look like the image below.


You are now ready to commence the first lab tutorial (exercise) Lab_01

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