CSS343 Software Information

Welcome to our collection of facts and links for various software that is relevant to our course.


Secure Shell Clients

Our Linux machines do not support telnet/rlogin/rsh/ftp, as they are security risks. In a nutshell, those commands require you to send your login ID and password across the net unencrypted, for all to see. Additionally, everything you do while logged in using those commands would be unencrypted. Instead, our machines support secure shell (ssh), a program which allows you to connect with encryption. The C&C Unix machines also require ssh.

There are a number of client programs you can now legally use to connect via ssh, including:

Other Software

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