SSH Agent for Google Chrome™

SSH Agent for Google Chrome™

Provides an SSH Agent implementation for Chrome's Secure Shell extension

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What is SSH Agent for Google Chrome™?

SSH Agent for Google Chrome™ is a functional and handy extension that provides an SSH agent implementation. It can easily integrate with the existing Secure Shell Chrome extension, serving as an excellent tool for users who need secure shell capability right within their Google Chrome™ browser environment. Visit the GitHub page for complete usage instructions.

Stats date:
Rating: 4.62 (13)
Version: 0.0.28 (Last updated: 2023-09-08)
Creation date: 2019-03-08
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
Size: 3.77M
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

This is a bare-bones SSH agent extension for Google Chrome™. It provides an SSH agent implementation that can be used with the Secure Shell Chrome extension.

See for usage instructions.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Works as advertised
  • Useful in conjunction with Secure Shell extension
  • Provides web alternative to Putty and Pageant on Windows
  • Works well with RSA keys
  • Works well on Chromebook
  • Difficulty understanding how to use the plug-in
  • Can't work with Secure Shell extension
  • Doesn't support ed25519 keys
Most mentioned
  • Works well with Secure Shell app
  • Useful for SSH on Chromebook
  • Support for additional key types requested
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Risk impact

SSH Agent for Google Chrome™ is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

SSH Agent for Google Chrome™ is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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