Saturday, 3 August 2013

Connectbot Secure shell (SSH) And Telnet client for the Android Platform

Connectbot Secure shell (SSH) client for the Android platform

ConnectBot is a Secure Shell client for the Android platform. Its ultimate goal is to create a secure connection through which you can use a shell on a remote machine and transfer files back and forth to your phone.


The latest stable version of ConnectBot is available in the Android Market.
Google Play Download Link:  Connectbot

Development Version Installation Method:
If you want to run the development versions, you can follow these quick steps to getting ConnectBot working on your new G1 Android phone:
1. Enable outside-of-Market applications. Go into Settings, Applications, and enable the "Unknown sources" option.

2. Uninstall any old versions. Go into Settings, Applications, Manage Applications. Look through the list for ConnectBot and uninstall if it's there. or From from your desktop console, type ./adb -d uninstall org.connectbot
3. Install the new version. Open your G1 browser to this page and download one of the APKs shown on the right. Tap on the download when it's done and follow the instructions to install the app. or From your desktop console, download an APK and type ./adb -d install [filename].apk

ConnectBot On Localhost:
ConnectBot can also used as a replacement of terminal by connecting it with localhost. To configure ConnectBot with localhost, follow me:
1- Install ConnectBot and after installation open it.
2- On lower left corner, you will see a drop down menu. Click on it and select local.

connectbot connecting to localhost

3- Now In Nickname text field don't enter anything and just press enter on your android keyboard.
4- A terminal will appear before you.Enjoy :)

For further details visit Connectbot Official site