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linux default iconDropbear SSH Server Publisher's description

Dropbear is a relatively small SSH 2 server and client.

Dropbear is a relatively small SSH 2 server and client. It runs on a variety of POSIX-based platforms. Dropbear is open source software, distributed under a MIT-style license. Dropbear is particularly useful for "embedded"-type Linux (or other Unix) systems, such as wireless routers.

Security update in 0.49: in releases prior to 0.49 the client did not warn strongly when a hostkey mismatch occurred. This has been fixed.


A small memory footprint suitable for memory-constrained environments - Dropbear can compile to a 110kB statically linked binary with uClibc on x86 (only minimal options selected)
Dropbear server implements X11 forwarding, and authentication-agent forwarding for OpenSSH clients
Can run from inetd or standalone
Compatible with OpenSSH ~/.ssh/authorized_keys public key authentication
The server, client, keygen, and key converter can be compiled into a single binary (Г  la busybox)
Features can easily be disabled when compiling to save space
TCP forwarding support

System Requirements:

No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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