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storm is a command line tool to manage your ssh connections.


  • adding, editing, deleting, listing, searching across your SSHConfig.
  • command alias support for your CLI preferences.
  • support for custom SSH directives.
  • scriptable as a python library.
  • user interfaces besides cli. (web ui, wxpython, unity(ubuntu) indicator.)


On Debian systems, install header files and a static library for Python (python3.4-dev or python2.7-dev)

On Ubuntu 16.04, you need install libssl-dev and libffi-dev (sudo apt-get install libssl-dev libffi-dev)


$ [sudo] pip install stormssh

or if you like 90s:

$ [sudo] easy_install stormssh

or if you like homebrew:

$ brew install stormssh

or if prefer using a package manager in your distro:

Distro Package
Archlinux python-stormssh
Opensuse python-stormssh
Void Linux python-stormssh

troubleshooting installation

clang: error: unknown argument: '-mno-fused-madd'

error: command 'cc' failed with exit status 1

See #73. If the issue persists, see also #76 .

usage & documentation


web ui