Putty is GUI SSH, Telnet and Rlogin alternative client for graphical user interface. PuTTY is not a part of the standard RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 repository however can be installed from the EPEL repository directly as an RPM package using the
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to install PuTTY on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 using the dnf command.
- How to launch PuTTY.
Software Requirements and Conventions Used
|Category||Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used|
|System||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8|
|Software||putty-0.70-2 or higher|
|Other||Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the
# – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
$ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
How to install putty in RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 step by step instructions
- Install the
puttypackage directly form the EPEL repository. At the time of writing only EPEL 7 repository is available so check the below link for a possible updates.
# dnf install http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/Packages/p/putty-0.70-2.el7.x86_64.rpm
- Launch putty by searching the
or directly from the command line terminal by executing the