Right off I would point out that ConnectBot is an application for
the Google Android platform. For those of us in North America, this
translates into a G1 T-Mobile phone. Despite the mobile nature of
thus far, SSH from a mobile phone to one's computer a big step in
the right direction. And being able to make this happen with the
Linux compatible G1 that can use ConnectBot to SSH connect with a
Linux PC, is simply awesome.
"Features for ConnectBot include:
"There is really no point in trying to bullet-point this as
clearly, it is just SSH on a G1 phone connecting to a Linux box.
What I can share with you is that if you are needing to connect to
your Linux box via SSH using a Android enabled phone, this is a
great way to do so. And because it is Java based, you will not
likely run into future problems as the Google's Android platform
"Downsides? Difficult to point at anything definitive, but
basically it is rather ugly to use. That said, it is a tool for
file transfers, not a polished office application. So glitz and
glamor not withstanding, it is something worth investigating if you
are looking for a secure means of Ssh file transfers.
One Java application that has grown to be a fan favorite in my
household, is known simply as WebcamStudio. Designed to finally
provide a usable means of utilizing CamTwist-like abilities in
desktop Linux, WebcamStudio allows media motivated individuals such
as myself, implement wild effects and overlays to the output of