Snowflake graphical SSH client

Snowflake Is an open source graphical SSH client that allows you to work with the server in a more convenient interface and provides the ability to monitor its status and administer it.

The client can be used in the following operating systems:

  • Windows
  • Ubuntu / Mint / Debian (deb package)
  • Linux (universal installer)
  • Others (portable JAR application)

To install and configure Snowflake, do the following:

  1. Download and install the application for the desired OS from official repository.
  2. Run the app and click "New connection":
  3. Clickon "New site" and specify the connection data:
    • "Name" — specify an arbitrary name for the connection.
    • "Host" — specify the domain or IP—address of the server to which you want to connect.
    • "Port" — specify the port to use for SSH connection. The default is port 22.
    • "User" — specify the user to connect. Data for setting up a connection to hosting can be found here, for VPS here.
    • "Password" — specify the user password for connection. You can change the password of the SSH user on the hosting by this instructions, on VPS — by this instructions.
    • "Local folder" — specify a local directory on your device that will be opened by default. (Optional parameter.)
    • "Remote folder" — specify the remote directory on the server, which will be opened by default. (Optional parameter.)
    • "Private key file" — specify the path to the private key for connection, if one has been configured. (Optional parameter.)
  4. Clickon "Connect"to connect. If successful, the following window will appear: