Setup Putty for Linux

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Here is how I setup Putty to connect to CentOS, fix the problem of full screen tools (such as system-admin-network).

  • start Putty
  • Terminal > Keyboard > The Function keys and keypad : select Linux
  • Windows : set lines of scrollback to 2000 (or more)
  • Windows > Translation : change character set to UTF-8
  • Windows > Colours : change ANSI Blue to 100,100,255
  • Connection > Data : set Terminal-type string to “linux”

go back to Session, select Default Settings, cick Save