How to connect to Raspberry Pi using Putty

Easiest way to connect to Raspberry Pi command line is to use windows application Putty. You can download it from:


Put name of your Raspberry Pi (or IP address if your router doesn’t suport hostnames – highly unlikely) in the right field and click Open.

As your credentials put one that matches your distribution ( if you haven’t change it ).
Raspbian – user: pi , password: raspberry
OpenELEC – user: root , password: openelec

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