Putty on Mac

Posted on 2011-03-07
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I need to access shell if Linux or Unix systems
I used to use Putty on windows OS
How I can use it on MAC or any other similar application that do the job since I'm new MAC user
Question by:nmokhayesh
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by:Dave Baldwin
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This page  says there is a version running on the Mac OS X as an X11 application.  I'm not sure what that means.
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You can just use terminal in the applications, utilities folder. Mac OS X is Unix underneath, hence the built in feature.

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I am mac user but still i have not used any such thngs you can try out the following link if you wan..

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I can confirm that JellyFish is a worthy utility that does many of the things that Putty does.   I use it all the time to access various servers.  It is a little clunky, but it makes it pretty easy to set up terminal sessions with remembered parameters (and passwords).

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nappy_d earned 125 total points
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As gmbaxter has pointed out, just open your and type "ssh user@ipAddress"

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So not even an assisted solution?

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