Linux Login with Putty

For practicing different tasks on the system there are two ways to login to the system

  • Login directly to the system and open the terminal on the desktop and start practicing.
  • Log in to the server remotely through the putty tool.


Login directly to the system:

  • Log in to the installed machine as the root.
  • Right, click on the desktop of the machine.
  • On the menu select open terminal.


Log in to the system through putty:

  • Open putty and give IP address of the server, select the ssh protocol and port number 22.




  • To know the IP address of the server go to the machine and open terminal run ifconfig –a command.