You shouldn’t need a desktop computer to access and manage your servers and run UNIX commands. Not when you can download a decent SSH or terminal emulators for iPhone to get it done. Here are 5 command line iPhone apps you shouldn’t miss:
a-Shell: an interactive terminal emulator that lets you run Unix commands locally. Lets you move files using scp and curl, edit them with vim and ed, and process them using grep.
Termius: a command line iPhone app that supports SSH, Mosh, and Telnet sessions. It supports Bluetooth keyboards. With a paid subscription you get sync function with AES 256-bit encryption. It also unlocks autocomplete function.
LibTerm: a command line interface for iOS that supports plenty of common commands, such as uptime, uname, compress, nm, clear, sh, help, exit, open, package, edit, and a whole lot more. It has a graphical editor with syntax highlighting.
Shelly: a SSH client that lets you manage your server like a pro. It offers terminal emulation based on PuTTY. The app works with custom iOS keyboards like SwiftKey.
Blink Shell: a Mosh and SSH client that provides you with persistent, stable connection. It supports Bluetooth keyboards. You can use swipe to move between your open connections. Various UNIX commands are supported.
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