Putty Color Scheme Tango & My Putty Settings

I use Putty w/ Xming Server to replace  X-win 32 and VNC.

Color Scheme

After searching, I found a decent color scheme for Putty.

To make it default for Putty, paste the following code and name the file PuttyConfig.PS1  (Windows Power Shell Script):  (I borrow the script from another site, see links at the end)


$sessionKey = "HKCU:SoftwareSimonTathamPuTTYSessions$puttyConf"
if ( test-path $sessionKey ) {
   $values = @{
      "Xterm256Colour" = 0x00000001
      "BoldAsColour" = 0x00000001
      "Colour0" = "187,187,187"
      "Colour1" = "255,255,255"
      "Colour2" = "8,8,8"
      "Colour3" = "85,85,85"
      "Colour4" = "0,0,0"
      "Colour5" = "0,255,0"
      "Colour6" = "46,52,54"
      "Colour7" = "85,87,83"
      "Colour8" = "204,0,0"
      "Colour9" = "239,41,41"
      "Colour10" = "78,154,6"
      "Colour11" = "138,226,52"
      "Colour12" = "196,160,0"
      "Colour13" = "252,233,79"
      "Colour14" = "52,101,164"
      "Colour15" = "114,159,207"
      "Colour16" = "117,80,123"
      "Colour17" = "173,127,168"
      "Colour18" = "6,152,154"
      "Colour19" = "52,226,226"
      "Colour20" = "211,215,207"
      "Colour21" = "238,238,236"
   $values.Keys | %{
      set-itemproperty $sessionKey $_ $values[$_]
} else {
   write-error "Profile '$puttyConf' does not exist in the Putty configuration"

Fonts & Window

Double click the file to run it.  I also set Font to “Courier New”, 12-point, Font quality: ClearType

I wish to have a transparent putty terminal window, so I use a modified version of Putty: PuttyTray.  Then set window opacity( in Colours section ) to 220.

Export Putty Session Settings

To export putty settings with session list: (This will generate a .reg file on the Desktop)

regedit /e "%userprofile%desktopputty.reg" HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareSimonTatham

To export sessions only:

regedit /e "%userprofile%desktopputty-sessions.reg" HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareSimonTathamPuTTYSessions

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Connect iPhone/Laptop to Home Network via OpenVPN on Cisco E3000 w/ Tomato USB firmware

This is a log to try OpenVPN.



Router: Cisco E3000 w/ Tomato 1.28-116 K26 by Shibby

Phone: iOS 7

Computer: Windows 8.1 x64


1. Download OpenVPN at: http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/downloads.html

choose Windows Installer (64bit), then install with all the components.

2. Creating the Certificates and keys

Run Windows Command Prompt (cmd) as Administrator:

cd C:Program FilesOpenVPNeasy-rsa


This will copy vars.bat and openssl.cnf to easy-rsa folder

notepad vars.bat

Open notepad and edit vars.bat, fill the following at the end of file:

set KEY_ORG=

Save. Then type the following: (when at the 3rd command => build-ca, hit ‘Enter’ for everything except ‘Common Name Parameter’, enter something, eg:  MyName) Continue reading Connect iPhone/Laptop to Home Network via OpenVPN on Cisco E3000 w/ Tomato USB firmware