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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, WezTerm, Termius and Asbru Connection Manager.

SecureCRT 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 SecureCRT.
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    PuTTY

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
    101 alternatives to PuTTY 

    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 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...

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    OpenSSH

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku
    59 alternatives to 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.

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    WezTerm

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    81 alternatives to WezTerm 

    A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust

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    Termius

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    38 alternatives to 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 or IoT devices and quickly fix issues from the comfort of your couch via laptop or phone.

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    1.  User Session RecordingTermius can record user sessions to gain a real understanding of how users interact with a website.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Asbru Connection Manager

    12 alternatives to Asbru Connection Manager 

    Ásbrú Connection Manager is a user interface that helps organizing remote terminal sessions and automating repetitive tasks.

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    Just installed on Ubuntu 18.04 and it is working to telnet into my GNS3 routers.

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    PAC Manager

    • Linux
    45 alternatives to 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.

    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.
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    WindTerm

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    39 alternatives to WindTerm 

    A professional SSH/Telnet/Serial/Shell/Sftp client for DevOps.

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    1.  PortableWindTerm can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Chrome Secure Shell

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    59 alternatives to 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.

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    RXVT

    • Windows
    • Linux
    88 alternatives to RXVT 

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

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    Discontinued

    Last updated in 2013.

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    FireSSH

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox
    63 alternatives to FireSSH 

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

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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 Waterfox icon Waterfox and Pale Moon icon Pale Moon

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