11.5 Copying Files between Linux and Windows Computers with SSH
To transfer files from Linux to Windows using SSH, choose one of the
PuTTY is a suite of different command line tools for working with an
SSH daemon. Download it from
WinSCP is very similar to PuTTY, but includes a graphical user
interface. Choose from an Explorer or Norton Commander style. Download
it from https://winscp.net.
To copy a file from Windows to Linux with PuTTY, proceed as follows (on
the Windows machine):
Enter the hostname of your SSH server.
Enter your login and password to the SSH server.
To connect from Windows to Linux with WinSCP, proceed as follows (on the
Enter the hostname of the SSH server and username.
Click and acknowledge the following warning.
Drag and drop any files or directories from or to your WinSCP window.
NOTE: SSH Fingerprint
With both PuTTY and WinSCP, you must accept the SSH fingerprint when you
log in for the first time.