How to Use SSH With RetroPie 4.1

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In this Instructable, you are going to learn how get SSH working between your Windows PC thru Putty and your Raspberry Pi with RetroPie 4.1 installed.

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Let’s get started!


Step 1: What You’ll Need

Step 2: Getting Your Raspberry Pi’s IP Address

Log into your Raspberry Pi.

Log into RetroPie.

Go to the “Configuration” Menu.

Scroll down to “Show IP” Your Raspberry Pi’s IP Address will be shown, copy it down as we’ll need it later.

Step 3: Download Putty

Go to to download Putty.

Click on Download: Stable.

You’ll be presented with a few options, but the one we’ll be using is the MSC (‘Windows Installer’), click on the first link from left to right to download Putty

Step 4: Installing Putty

Once the download finishes, open your downloads folder and click on the file.

You’ll be prompted with the Putty installer, click on next and follow the instructions on the installer.

Step 5: Connecting to RetroPie

Open Putty and write your Raspberry Pi’s IP Address.

Click on “Open”.

Log into RetroPie.

NOTE: The deafult username is pi and the passowrd is raspberry

Congratulations, you’ve just conected your PC to you Raspberry Pi’s RetroPie installation and that’s it for this tutorial.

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