SecureCRT Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to SecureCRT 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 25 alternatives to SecureCRT and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to SecureCRT are OpenSSH (Free, Open Source), Asbru Connection Manager (Free, Open Source), PAC Manager (Free, Open Source) and Termius (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    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.
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      PuTTY vs SecureCRT opinions
      Some users think PuTTY is a great alternative to SecureCRT, some don't.
      Putty is light weight and runs as a standard for all the platform, so no trouble switching the OS. few features are not there as provoking some other software as Citrix or some other web browsers. button for shortcuts are not there. basically the GUI features are missing but that would be the cost for lightweight i guess...
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    2. 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.
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    3. Ásbrú Connection Manager is a user interface that helps organizing remote terminal sessions and automating repetitive tasks.
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      Asbru Connection Manager vs SecureCRT opinions
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      Just installed on Ubuntu 18.04 and it is working to telnet into my GNS3 routers.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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    4. 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 SecureCRT's functionality.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 4.5.5.7, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      Almost everyone thinks PAC Manager is a great alternative to SecureCRT.
    5. 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 or IoT devices and quickly fix issues from the comfort of your couch via laptop or phone.
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    6. 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.
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    7. SSH v2, Telnet, Raw Tcp, Serial, Shell protocols implemented + SSH auto execution when session authenticated + SSH ProxyCommand or ProxyJump + SSH agent forwarding + SSH auto login with password, public-key, keyboard-interactive, gssapi-with-mic + X11 forwarding +...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A terminal emulator for X11.

      Discontinued

      Last updated in 2013.

    8. A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust Featuring: - Multiplex terminal panes, tabs and windows on local and remote hosts, with native mouse and scrollback - Ligatures, Color Emoji and font fallback, with...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      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 Waterfox and Pale Moon

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