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In some cases the backspace key won’t work on Putty, generally over console connections. In order to fix it go to Terminal -> Keyboard -> The backspace key Control-H

title: Putty - Oh-my-zsh category: Windows —

Change terminal data settings:

Putty > Connection > Data > Terminal-type string xterm-256color

Putty colors source:

https://github.com/altercation/solarized/tree/master/putty-colors-solarized

Create .reg file as below and run it. Can also be found in https://github.com/altercation/solarized/blob/master/putty-colors-solarized/solarized_dark.reg:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham\PuTTY\Sessions\Solarized%20Dark]

"Colour0"="131,148,150"
"Colour1"="147,161,161"
"Colour2"="0,43,54"
"Colour3"="7,54,66"
"Colour4"="0,43,54"
"Colour5"="238,232,213"
"Colour6"="7,54,66"
"Colour7"="0,43,56"
"Colour8"="220,50,47"
"Colour9"="203,75,22"
"Colour10"="133,153,0"
"Colour11"="88,110,117"
"Colour12"="181,137,0"
"Colour13"="101,123,131"
"Colour14"="38,139,210"
"Colour15"="131,148,150"
"Colour16"="211,54,130"
"Colour17"="108,113,196"
"Colour18"="42,161,152"
"Colour19"="147,161,161"
"Colour20"="238,232,213"
"Colour21"="253,246,227"

Change font settings on Putty:

Putty > Window > Appearance > Allow selection of variable-pitch fonts

*Download font Meslo LG L Bold for Powerline:

https://github.com/powerline/fonts/raw/master/Meslo%20Slashed/Meslo%20LG%20L%20Bold%20for%20Powerline.ttf

Sources:

  • https://medium.com/@dperny/awesome-linux-terminal-on-windows-with-virtualbox-and-putty-1b246a97acf9