Allows to easily search and connect to SSH sessions directly from UnityFollowing our previous articles, Ubuntu Binary Clock Lens, Ubuntu YouTube Lens and Scope, Ubuntu Calendar Lens, Ubuntu Web Sources Lens, Ubuntu Gwibber Lens, Ubuntu Books Lens, Ubuntu Cities Scope, Ubuntu Grooveshark Scope, Ubuntu Calculator Scope and Pirate Bay Torrents Lens for Unity, today we are introducing the Ubuntu SSH Lens for the Unity interface.
Ubuntu SSH Lens is a Unity Launcher plugin that allows savvy users to easily search and connect SSH sessions using the GNOME Terminal, by parsing the ~/.ssh/config and ~/.ssh/known_hosts (if hostname hashing is disabled in /etc/ssh/ssh_config) files.
To install the Unity SSH Lens plugin in your Ubuntu operating system, open a terminal window (hit the CTRL+ALT+T key combination) and paste the following commands (one by one, hitting Enter after each one):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install unity-lens-sshsearch
You'll have to restart your session after the installation. Be aware that it is available ONLY for Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin).