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Old 02-06-2004, 04:06 PM   #1
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Question gui ssh client

Hi everyone! I am interested in finding a GUI SSH client for Linux, so I can ssh in to the schools server. On Windows i gound a great SSH client, that is free for non-comercial use at, and i was wondering it there was a similar client for Linux. I need to be able to ssh in to the school and transfer my source code files to the server so zi can compile and debug my programs. I have used the command line ssh in Linux, but i dont know how to transfer my files using it.
Any help will be appriciated.

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This may be a stupid question but here goes - What is the advantage of a GUI ssh client?
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A good windows ssh is putty. I use and like it a lot but i just use the text ssh in linux
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the only real reason putty exists is that windows terminals just bite totally. you can do everything you want from a normal console in linux.
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There probably isn't a bit advantage to a gui client for a guru, but i'm not one. The reason i want a gui client is so i can drag and drop my files and they will transfer to the school's server. I use this drag and drop feature a lot when i am in windows, and i want to be able to do the same thing in Linux.

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I guess this means you want a client for sftp or scp specifically, as the ssh command does not transfer files....

For drag and drop, use KBear or gftp

. You may have to manually enter the path to the sftp server in the machine to which you are connecting. Another client is secpanel

I still think that using shell commands is quicker than drag-and-drop, though...


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