Introduction: Running Linux Terminal on Windows With DHCP and Raspberry Pi

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What you'll need:

Computer with Windows installed

Raspberry Pi (I recommend B+ but any will work)

SD Card with Raspberry Pi image prepared

Ethernet cable

Power Source for Raspberry Pi

DHCP Server (Available here)

PuTTY (Available here)

Step 1: Prepare DHCP Server

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Once you have downloaded DHCP Server, open it up and begin to prepare your configuration file.

First: Open dhcpwiz

Second: Select your network interface (Choose an ethernet interface with DHCP DISABLED)

Third: Skip this page

Fourth: Set your IP Pool (The range of possible IP's) I tend to use - 255

Fifth: Set the file path to your INI file and write the file

Once done configuring your DHCP server run dhcpsrv and continue as a tray app

Step 2: Connect to Your Raspberry Pi

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Once you have DHCP configured it's time to connect to your Raspberry Pi via PuTTY!

Just open up PuTTY and type in the IP address assigned to the Raspberry Pi via DHCP Server which should be displayed with a notification (If there is no notification usually the assigned IP address or 2 above the one you entered in your IP Pool [Mine: or])

Step 3: Success!

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Once you enter your IP into PuTTY it should bring up your login screen, then just login.


JaredT22 (author)2016-07-29

Remember to save the configuration in PuTTY so that you don't have to enter it manually in the future.

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-04-02

Great Raspberry Pi tutorial. We need more of these on the site.

Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!

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