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Old 12-10-2007, 12:55 AM   #1
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ssh client for windows

Hi Everyone,

Please anyone suggest me a SSH client free software , which works on windows XP. After googling , i find a lot which are trial and paid.

Thanks in Advance
Old 12-10-2007, 12:57 AM   #2
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My absolutely favourite: Putty.

I've it on all my portable media (like flash drives and USB disks), just in case
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Another option is to install Cygwin/X. This will allow you to run both the ssh client and server on XP.

Also, you can run a remote gnome or KDE program and have it display on a your local XP machine. This will allow you to run all those handy text utilities such as sed, awk, grep, etc on windows.

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Old 12-10-2007, 02:23 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by ZAMO View Post
Hi Everyone,

Please anyone suggest me a SSH client free software , which works on windows XP. After googling , i find a lot which are trial and paid.

Thanks in Advance
Google is your friend
try to do it for "SSH client free software"
and see this

I found a link to Putty in most of the search results...
Old 12-10-2007, 10:03 PM   #6
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Thank you Guys.

Ofcourse google is our Best friend .
I went with and it has crashed the XP.
I just now return to LQ forum and i Will try your options after re-installing XP.
Thanks again
Old 12-11-2007, 05:50 AM   #7
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Unless you are limited in space (you need a few hundred megs), go with ssh from cygwin. With X from Cygwin you can do nearly everything as in Linux.
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Putty: download, run - no installation.
Use psftp for sftp transfers.
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i have portable putty and xming on a usb thumb drive so i can use my computer wherever i happen to be
Old 12-13-2007, 01:38 AM   #11
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I also use Cygwin and PuTTY on my Windows machine. Both are free and they both work well.


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