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I am looking for a ssh client that works like terraterm and has a menu where I can store the credentials of all the ssh server I want to access.
Some of the server s I log in have 50++ chars passwords, that are impossible to know by heart.

I found a screen-shot of the Terra term Menu on the net:


That's what I am crying for.

Do you have a hint?

This is how Terra Term Menu looks like

I found sshmenu in apt but it crashes on start:

christian@christian:~$ sshmenu
/usr/lib/ruby/1.9.1/rubygems/custom_require.rb:36:in `require': cannot load such file -- sshmenu (LoadError)
from /usr/lib/ruby/1.9.1/rubygems/custom_require.rb:36:in `require'
from /usr/bin/sshmenu:3:in `<main>'

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The bad news is that there doesn't exist a Linux version of Tera Term and SSHMenu doesn't work with (starting with Ubuntu 11.04 - Natty Narwhal).

The good news is that you can use your already installed gnome-terminal to accomplish what you wish. Yes, the default terminal in Ubuntu.

You have to create a profile for each server where you want to connect.

First you need to install sshpass - a tool for non-interactive ssh password authentication if you don't have it already installed:

sudo apt-get install sshpass

And now I will show you an example to illustrate how you must create a profile for one server where you will connect via ssh:

  1. Open a Terminal and click on FileNew Profile.

  2. Type in the Profile name for the Profile such as the server where you want to connect.

  3. After you click Create a new windou will pops up; go to the Title and Command tab.

  4. Tick on Update login record when command is launched.

  5. Tick on Run a custom command instead of my shell.

  6. In the Custom command box add something like:

    sshpass -p "password" ssh user@hostname

  7. Close.

edit gnome-terminal profile

From now you cat automatically connect to the desired server via ssh from gnome-terminal when you will open a new window or new tab from the File menu:

open a new tab with profile from gnome-terminal

Thanks to jjcv for this post from where I was inspired.

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