In the transition to OS X for my work laptop I’ve found one thing that’s been kind of annoying.  No Putty!  Putty is great for managing SSH and Telnet sessions on the Windows side.  On OS X I was happy with Terminal but it has no bookmarking ability.  I looked at iTerm but it seemed kind of cumbersome for the simple task I was looking for.

Then I found JellyfiSSH on Apple’s software website.  Perfection.  It doesn’t do much but it does it very well.  Simple bookmarking with session characteristics retained.  So now I can have bookmarks for all of the regular servers/routers/switches and I can have each of them a different color.  It doesn’t try to over reach and do too much like iTerm.

Now, if I could just figure out a good console solution…  I know, minicom or Zterm.  Yuck.  There’s got to be a better way.

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