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Is there a drag/drop ssh client for android so I can connect to my home server via ssh and easily transfer files from server to android phone? something like winSCP for Windows?

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Isn't there a variant of ConnectBot with support for file transfer added? –  imz -- Ivan Zakharyaschev Sep 6 '12 at 9:19
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ES File Explorer is one that can use the secure FTP protocol over ssh protocol.

To get the settings, from ES File Explorer:

  • Hit menu key, Show Tabs, Local, LAN, FTP, NET appears
  • Tap on FTP
  • Then tap on New that appears underneath, a dialog box will appear prompting the different FTP types, tap on SFTP

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  • Enter the details of the ssh server that hosts the secure FTP protocol

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  • ES File Explorer will remember the next time, so tap on the server, and then you can browse the file system of the remote server and upload/download files
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Thank you very much, worked like a charm! –  enedene Aug 9 '12 at 13:04
    
How can we ues .ppk key for SFTP? –  Thompson Apr 20 at 16:47
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