How do I use Xshell on a Windows system to access a Linux server?

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  1. Download and install Xshell, a SSH (Secure Shell) client. This article describes how to get Xshell.
  2. Once you get Xshell installed, click on the icon in the Start menu to start the Xshell application.
  3. Click the Close button in the Sessions window that appears.
  4. In Xshell, enter the following at the Xshell:\> prompt:
    ssh username@servername

    where username is your actual Bucknell username and servername is one of the servers listed in this article (e.g.

  5. Enter your password when prompted and press the Enter key on your keyboard.

You should then be logged into the server.

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