script for remote window?
Wed Mar 5 21:01:00 GMT 2003
The following post I made some time ago might be helpful...
>From: "Les Mikesell" <email@example.com>
>Subject: script for remote window?
>Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 12:43:33 -0600
>The new -multiwindow mode looks really promising for
>occasional access to unix GUI programs from a windows
>box. Is there any way to completely hide the process
>of connecting in a batch file or bash script that can
>be attached to a windows desktop icon? That is, it
>should start xwin (only) if it isn't already running,
>The then ssh the appropriate command to a remote host with
>X forwarding. If ssh keys are in place the window
>should just appear without much indication that it is
>remote, otherwise it would have to stop for the ssh
>password prompt. How can such a script tell at the
>batch or bash level if xwin is already running?
> Les Mikesell
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