Alternatives to PuTTY for Linux with any license

  • 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...

    • Up to date. One of the most trustworthy dev teams on the intenet. Brioni1988Feb 2017 • 6 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Totally standardized on all platforms (ok, not Windows, but catching up there). Harty1978Mar 2017 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • There is no gui for connection management. Guest • Oct 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • OpenSSH includes both client and server software Guest • Jun 2015 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone BSD ... iPad Cygwin Haiku

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  • PowerShell

    PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line...

    • Local command shell. Putty is first and foremost a remote connection too. Brioni1988Feb 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • tilda

    Tilda is a Linux terminal taking after the likeness of many classic terminals from first person shooter games, Quake, Doom and Half-Life to name a few, where the...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Termius

    Powerful iOS, Android, Desktop (Chrome) SSH client.

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS iPad

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  • rxvt-unicode

    Rxvt-unicode is a highly customizable terminal emulator forked from rxvt. Commonly known as urxvt, rxvt-unicode can be daemonized to run clients within a single process...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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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...

    • Simply the best telnet/ssh client on the market. Excellent support too! artcrimeDec 2015 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows 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...

    Free 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...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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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’.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Last updated in 2013.
  • FireSSH

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Waterfox Pale Moon ... Firefox

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    • Discontinued The extension is not working on Firefox 57 and later. The developer ended support and development of FireSSH. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like https://alternativeto.net/software/waterfox/ and https://alternativeto.net/software/palemoon/
  • dterm (terminal emulator)

    dterm is a simple terminal emulator, which doesn’t actually emulate any particular terminal. Mainly, it is designed for use with xterm and friends, which already do a...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Cygwin

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