ConnectBot (ssh-agent)

ConnectBot (ssh-agent)

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As part of the development of Agit I created this patch of ConnectBot which allows other android apps to use it as an ssh-agent. This means that Agit doesn't need to actually manage or even store SSH keys itself, which is pretty cool.

You only need to trust one app with your SSH keys - that's ConnectBot, which already has great infrastructure for managing public keys - and all other apps defer to it for signing the cryptographic-challenges required to initiate an SSH session.

The pull-request to get this functionality merged back into ConnectBot is here:

https://github.com/kruton/connectbot/pull/13

See the Agit SSH page for more details:

https://github.com/rtyley/agit/wiki/SSH

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Comments and ratings for ConnectBot (ssh-agent)
  • (69 stars)

    by warstrategy on 17/11/2012

    Seriously, you have to see this ssh app:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1DwHIhnj6c
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.ssh.SSHControl

  • (69 stars)

    by Alpha Tan on 09/06/2014

    nice

  • (69 stars)

    by Robert Wolf on 08/06/2014

    ConnectBot(ssh-agent) has some problems (1) I have not found, how to open more connections to the same server. (2) ConnectBot(ssh-agent) ignores CTRL from other Hackers keyboard. (3) for every new connection the font is unreadably small, until force resize. (4) somehow for stored connections I cannot write any text in the shell, (5) no landscape mode

  • (69 stars)

    by Nicolás Méndez on 26/05/2014

    Landscape keyboard keeps me from seeing what I'm typing in the terminal. Please fix. Otherwise great app.

  • (69 stars)

    by Berry Vallent on 20/05/2014

    Good

  • (69 stars)

    by maty rundle on 19/05/2014

    Samsung GS2, this app is simple and just works which makes me happy

  • (69 stars)

    by Mike Johnson on 24/04/2014

    After a few problems I managed to get the hang of this app. Very handy, use it everyday