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I am going to be away from my work for a week and do not have a laptop. I need SSH connectivity to my research computer cluster and all I will have is my android smart phone.

Has anybody here tried an Android SSH client app? I've been looking at "connectbot" and am thinking about trying it out. Anybody used it or a similar app?

I posted here and not in the Android or smart phone sections because I figure you Linux experts know more about SSH clients.
    
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Connectbot is awesome. Get it.
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ConnectBot is the best SSH app I've used on Droid.


Mostly because it's the only one that would consistently work without force-closing.
    
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post #4 of 10
I will also recommend ConnectBot. It is so good that many people use it to connect to localhost in order to use it as a terminal emulator for their phone, as well.
post #5 of 10
Almost forgot. Might want to use irssi connectbot alongside with it, as well as hacker's keyboard if you use an on-screen one.
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i have it on my phone have used it a few times. be honest with you, i would rather not use my phone (Droid X) to do SSH sessions, but if I have to at least I have something.
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post #7 of 10
I just started using connectbot on my nook a couple days ago, by far the best ssh client I've seen for android.
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Does it need a rooted phone?
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post #9 of 10
+1 for ConnectBot

Commands and crap are a PITA on my small Optimus though, but sure it's kind of the same for most devices compared to an actual PC.
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Does it need a rooted phone?

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