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Better SSH Terminal For Windows

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by BamaStangGuy, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. BamaStangGuy

    BamaStangGuy Well-Known Member

    So I have been spoiled by Terminal on my Macbook Air but my main computer is Windows based. I don't really care for putty that much compared to Terminal. Is there something better for Windows?
  2. BamaStangGuy

    BamaStangGuy Well-Known Member

  3. Lisa

    Lisa Well-Known Member

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  4. jazz_aaf

    jazz_aaf Active Member

    oops :) .. deleted the post after rereading your original post :)
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  5. ankurs

    ankurs Well-Known Member

  6. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    OhMyZsh is a shell replacement and is super nice. Replaces in program but yeah, I recommend people use it regardless.
  7. shawn

    shawn Well-Known Member

    Virtualbox with a shell-only version of your favorite Debian or RHEL distro....
  8. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    This. We rolled it out globally at work the our nocs got rid of the Linux desktops and were forced to move to Windows. I've been using it since 2006.
  9. Alien

    Alien Well-Known Member

    SecureCRT is a very mature paid product...

    For free, I can also recommend: Bitvise SSH Client
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  10. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

  11. 3L33T

    3L33T New Member

    Just curious what in PuTTY do you not care about? Are you looking for special features? Its free and has been around a loooong time and it does what its designed to do: provide the user an ssh/telnet <gasp telnet!> terminal window to a server and thats it. Nothing fancy.
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  12. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    We got rid of putty at work and started using SecureCRT for the tab ability. We can be logged into 30 / 40 devices at any one time, so having them in tabs is easier than having the same amount of open putty windows. Not sure if they have added that feature yet, as it's been about 6 years since I downloaded putty.
  13. Luke F

    Luke F Well-Known Member

    Definitely SecureCRT - there's always some curses-style gui that doesn't work in anything else besides SecureCRT and a proper terminal
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  14. 3L33T

    3L33T New Member

    You *must* have a few stacked 26" + LCD screens to be able to view and manage 30 to 40 tabbed Terminal screens running...thats awesome! ;) No, the newest puTTY does not support tabbed sessions.
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  15. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    Not quite
  16. Code Monkey

    Code Monkey Well-Known Member

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  17. 3L33T

    3L33T New Member

    Nice "top" screenshot on the right screen. That desk is too organized! I wish my desk looked this neat.
  18. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    First thing I install on a server.....htop
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  19. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    Works just fine on Firefox 23

    ..... Got it working on my Beta 24 too :confused:
  20. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    This maybe standard in Debian 8

    It's the first thing I install too

    apt-get install htop

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