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Use Putty for Raspberry Pi connected in Ethernet Port

Use Putty for Raspberry Pi connected in Ethernet Port so you can configure RaspPi with ease using your personal computer. This tutorial also share the internet connection of your laptop so you could update your Raspberry Pi online.
What you’ll need:

  • Putty
  • Ethernet cable
  • Ensure your Raspberry pi Ethernet has no Static IP

Step 1: Install Openssh

Type the below code to start installing the SSH

sudo apt-get install openssh-server

Step 2: Find Raspberry Pi Hostname


The default hostname is raspberrypi. The complete name will be raspberrypi.local

Step 3: Configure your Laptop

Go to your Laptop and open Network Connections and ensure your Ethernet adapter set to automatically obtain IP Address

Share your Laptop’s wifi internet

Step 4: Connect to Raspberry Pi using Putty

Plug the Ethernet cable to your Laptop and the other end is to your Raspberry Pi Ethernet port
Open Putty and type the hostname of your Raspberry Pi and add .local at the end. In my RasPi its raspberrypi.local


Login to your raspberry pi using the details below:

Username: pi
Password: raspberry

Finally, check if it has internet connection:

sudo apt-get update