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Putty connection 64 bit

Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:54 am

Just got PI 3 a couple of days ago, never used it before. Inserted the SD card and obtained the IP address for PI through router. Tried to access PI with putty, which is 32 bit, not able to connect, got network connection error.

The IP address was confirmed and was correctly entered in the host on Putty. I have a windows 10, 64 bit. Will putty 32 bit suffice or do I need 64 bit putty, if I do can any one kindly suggest appropriate sites to down load this. If 32 bit putty is not the problem any other suggestions on this issue?

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Re: Putty connection 64 bit

Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:16 pm


Did you enable ssh on your pi ?

ssh is no longer enable by default on raspbian images.

to enable it
Prepare a fresh SD card with the latest version of Raspbian.
Insert the SD card in your PC.
Create a file on the boot partition named “ssh”
Eject the SD card, insert into your Pi and power it up.

if you have a screen and keyboard connected you can also enable it via raspi-config.
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Re: Putty connection 64 bit

Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:53 pm

And to answer the original question, the 32-bit version is fine. I run that on Win10x64 and have no problems.
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