FireSSH – A Web Browser SSH Client Plugin for Firefox

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13 Responses

  1. Kiran says:

    Also is there any way to pass username and password in the url (ssh://ipaddress).

    • Ravi Saive says:


      No there isn’t any option to specify username and password with FireSSH URL itself, and I don’t think this option ever will be included, due to security…

  2. Kiran says:

    Thank you, this is very useful. I am trying the same for chrome by entering the ssh://ipaddress in address bar but it is going to google search as default or other If i choose other option in the dropdown it is opening in mac terminal. Though i have chrome firessh extension it is still going to mac terminal. Am I missing something here?

    • Kiran says:

      Any idea on this why chrome is not taking me to firessh extension?

      • Ravi Saive says:


        I think FireSSH plugin is for only Firefox, not for chrome, you should search for similar FireSSH extension for chrome to work it properly..

  3. enuguri says:

    any idea when this addon will be made compatabile to work with firefox v24?

  4. Izzy says:

    Can firessh be launched via a javascript? If so, can you post an example of how to do it?

  5. Subrata says:

    i have more than 200 putty session saved in my pc. how to import them in firessh. i didn’t find any link for that. if not possible then it is a real problem for me to save one by one . please help.

  6. Anuradha says:

    It is works for me…………….

  7. Vellingiri says:

    Really wonderful article.. Thanks for posting valuable article … indeed…

  8. Aravind says:

    HI ,

    Great, it works for me .,, Is there any possibilities of hacking when using this method ?

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