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HTerm Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to HTerm for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is PuTTY, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to HTerm and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to HTerm are Shellngn, CuteCom, GtkTerm and moserial.

HTerm alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be SSH Clients or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HTerm.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Linux

HTerm is a terminal emulator for serial communication.

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  1. PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application. It supports several network protocols, including SCP, SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw socket connection. It can also connect to a serial port.

    ⚫︎ LightweightPuTTY consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Shellngn

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Shellngn is a cloud based SSH client with SFTP and Telnet support. Manage your servers anywhere you are, with a professional and feature-rich SSH and SFTP Client.

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  3. CuteCom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD

    CuteCom is a graphical serial terminal aimed mainly at hardware developers or other people who need a terminal to talk to their devices.

    ⚫︎ PortableCuteCom can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.22.0, released in June 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website. It does not support terminal type emulation.

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  4. GtkTerm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Gtkterm is a simple GTK+ terminal used to communicate with a serial port. It is has fewer features than minicom, but is designed to be as easy to use as possible.

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    moserial

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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  6. QtTerm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Terminal emulator written with Qt for serial communication.

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  7. pqcom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Simple and handy serial communication tool written with python and qt.

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