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    OpenSSH

    OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. Additionally...

    Open Source Mac Linux iPhone BSD iPad Haiku Xfce

    • OpenSSH includes both client and server software
      Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    SecureCRT

    SecureCRT combines rock-solid terminal emulation with the strong encryption, data integrity, and authentication options of the Secure Shell protocol. SecureCRT provides secure remote access, file transfer, and data tunneling for...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    • Simply the best telnet/ssh client on the market. Excellent support too!
      artcrimeDec 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Chrome Secure Shell icon

    Chrome Secure Shell

    Secure Shell is an xterm-compatible terminal emulator and stand-alone ssh client for Chrome. It uses Native-Client to connect directly to ssh servers without the need for external proxies.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

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    PAC Manager

    PAC is a Perl/GTK Gnome replacement for SecureCRT/Putty/etc... It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections: users, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, macros, etc. Unique Linux application to impletement almost every...

    Open Source Linux

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    Vinagre

    A VNC/SSH Client for the GNOME Desktop - You can connect to several machines at the same time with tabs - You can keep track of your most used connections with favorites - You can keep track of your recently used connections...

    Open Source Linux

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    Sakura

    sakura is a terminal emulator based on GTK and VTE. It's a terminal emulator with few dependencies, so you don't need a full GNOME desktop installed to have a decent terminal emulator. Current terminal emulators based on VTE...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    FireSSH

    FireSSH is a free, cross-platform SSH terminal client for Mozilla Firefox. Written entirely in Javascript!

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

  • ClusterSSH

    ClusterSSH controls a number of xterm windows via a single graphical console window to allow commands to be interactively run on multiple servers over an ssh connection. The 'cssh' command opens an administration console and...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • HTerm icon

    HTerm

    HTerm is a terminal program for serial communication.

    Free Windows Linux

  • evilvte icon

    evilvte

    VTE based, highly customizable terminal emulator. Features: tabs, tabbar autohide, right click to switch encoding, supports almost all VTE features, build-time configuration

    Open Source Linux

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    RXVT

    RXVT –our extended virtual terminal– is a terminal emulator for X11. It is a popular replacement for the standard ‘xterm’.

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Last updated in 2013.
  • mrxvt

    Based on rxvt. Tabbed interface. Very lightweight. Few dependencies. Only drawback is poor unicode support (theres an SVN branch with working but slightly buggy support)

    Open Source Linux

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    Gnome Connection Manager

    Gnome Connection Manager is a tabbed ssh connection manager for gtk+ environments. General Features Its designed in Glade and written in python, so it just need PyGTK to run in any linux environment Can store passwords for easy...

    Open Source Linux

  • TinyShell

    TinyShell is ideal for anyone who wants command line access to their server, but is limited by HTTP access. Furthermore TinyShell comes with a native MySQL command line client, that some say is even better than MySQL’s own command...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.1 RC, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
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    moserial

    moserial is a clean, friendly gtk-based serial terminal for the gnome desktop. It is primarily intended for technical users and hardware hackers who need to communicate with embedded systems, test equipment, and serial consoles.

    Open Source Linux

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    lterm

    lterm is a vte-based terminal emulator for GNU/Linux systems. It is mainly used as ssh/telnet client but can be very easily configured to use any other protocol. Furthermore it can be a usual terminal on local host. Includes some...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • secpanel

    SecPanel is a graphical UNIX helper tool to manage all of your SSH related tasks: maintaining connection profiles, generating and distributing keys, running the ssh-agent and much more...

    Open Source Linux

  • Dante

    Dante is a product developed by Inferno Nettverk A/S. It consists of a SOCKS server and a SOCKS client, implementing RFC 1928 and related standards. It is a flexible product that can be used to provide convenient and secure network...

    Open Source Linux

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