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...

    • There is no gui for connection management. Guest • Oct 2017 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 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
    • 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 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Termius

    Termius is more than a mere SSH client – it’s a complete command-line solution that’s redefining remote access for sysadmins and network engineers. Securely access Linux...

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

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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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  • 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’.

    • Discontinued Last updated in 2013.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • FireSSH

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

    • 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/

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

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