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Re: ssh/xterm strangeness
Quoth Marco S Hyman:
> From a slightly newer than 2.9 system to a -current system:
> $ ssh mc-w
> That session stays around forever (as it should). However, if instead
> I do:
> $ ssh -n mc-w xterm -geometry 80x36 &
> the session will go away in about 2 hours of idle time. The error is:
> xterm: fatal IO error 60 (Connection timed out) or KillClient on X \
> server "mc.wireless.snafu.org:11.0"
> Local xterms (local to mc-w) do not time out.
> Any hints on where to look to track this down?
> // marc
Try "ssh -fn mc-w xterm -geometry 80x36" as per ssh(1).
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