Useful programs - network


Use curl to check some URLs

apt-get install curl

SSH manager

To manage SSH connections, PAC manager is an excellent tool. see

  • Install the required package
apt-get install libgtk2-appindicator-perl
  • Download the latest version
  • install the package:
sudo dpkg -i pac.deb

In case of error:

Errors were encountered while processing: pac

Just do:

sudo apt-get install -f && sudo dpkg -i pac.deb


Remmina is an excellent tool to manage Windows Remote Desktop Connections. see

apt-get install rdesktop
apt-get install remmina remmina-plugin-vnc remmina-plugin-gnome remmina-plugin-rdp

OVH Hubic

OVH installation instructions:!


dpkg -i hubic-linux-XXX.deb
apt-get install -f


Once installed, you can log in with the command:

# First use
hubiC login <email> <folder to synchronize>

# Next uses
hubiC start

It will start to synchronize your hubiC account and the local folder. You can then see the synchronization status with the hubiC status command.

!! Do not run Hubic as a super user or root !!

Upgrade the application

Before upgrading, you are encouraged to stop the synchronization process before installing the new package.

hubic stop
sudo dpkg -i hubiC-Linux-XXX-linux.deb
hubic start

User interface

The only interface approved by OVH is "Swift Explorer". You can download it on

Security scan

See Useful programs - security#Security audit