PuTTY has no installer per sé, you need only copy the little program
onto your pc. Run it and a configuration window should appear, see Fig
2. You need to enter the hostname
http://www.cmbi.kun.nl and select SSH as your protocol. You may
wish to save this session by naming it in the ``Saved Sessions'' dialog box
and clicking save. This will save you entering all this information every
You must now enable ``X11 forwarding''. To do this select ``Tunnels'' near
the bottom along the left pane. In the new right pane, select ``Enable X11
Forwarding'', see Fig 2.
Putty Configuration: hostname, protocol and sessions
The final two steps are optional. You may for convenience wish to set your
username on the database (it's the same as for the website) under the
``Auth'' settings. If you are finding the programs are very slow you could
also enable the compression option under the ``SSH'' settings. Go back
into ``sessions'' and save the session after all of these changes.
Putty Configuration: Enable X11 Forwarding