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Why do you want to use putty while both are Windows machines ? You can use Windows share, get faster transfer with password protection. Use any FTP server like filezilla, if you don't want to use Windows share. If you need encryption, use FTP with ssh connection, this also possible by filezilla FTP server.
I found it easier to install Ubuntu alongside, after this grub is set up properly with all systems listed (Win, Elementary, Ubuntu) in the menu. (Then you can delete Ubuntu partitions since you no longer need it)
For a non-Ubuntu based Linux distro, check /lib or /lib64 to make sure libnss_wins.so is installed. If not, then search the Web for the RPM for your Linux distro and install the library. After, run ldconfig from the command line (just type ldconfig and press ENTER as root or su). Took me hours to find this little gap in all the tutorials on the Web. See ...
The idea from projectdp's answer: netcat on linux serves a telnet on win. Needed to -p and different IP addresses on the two machine however: In Linux: netcat -l 10.0.0.2 -p 14415 - if your windows is on 10.0.0.2 In Windows: telnet 10.0.0.1 14415 - if your linux is on 10.0.0.1 To quit telnet press ^] which means Ctrl+] and then typing q. To choose your ...
I realize this is very old, but since things have changed, ConEmu is the best in my opinion. It lets me run all variety of tabbed shells with massive customization, hot keys, etc. My primary use case is a series of named Cygwin zsh instances. https://github.com/Maximus5/ConEmu
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