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x forwarding over SSH Sep 24 2010 03:26AM
Han (keepsimple gmail com) (3 replies)
Re: x forwarding over SSH Sep 25 2010 01:16AM
John Bailey (rekkanoryo rekkanoryo org)
Re: x forwarding over SSH Sep 24 2010 11:38PM
Alex Smith (K4RNT) (shadowhunter gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: x forwarding over SSH Sep 26 2010 05:50AM
Han (keepsimple gmail com)
Re: x forwarding over SSH Sep 24 2010 09:04PM
Pierre Jaury (pierre jaury eu)
Isn't there any buggy process attached to sshd when FireFox dies ?

Le jeudi 23 septembre 2010 à 20:26 -0700, Han a écrit :
> Hi,
>
> I am using SSH to do X forwarding and saw an interesting problem: for
> some applications, even when I closed the application itself, the SSH
> session is still not closed. For other applications, SSH sessions
> closed whenever I closed the application.
>
> For example, if I do:
>
> ssh -X <host> xclock
>
> then I close the xclock app, the ssh session exits.
>
> but if I do:
>
> ssh -X <host> firefox
>
> then I close the firefox app, the ssh session does not exit.
>
> In the latter case, I can see the corresponding sshd process is still
> running at <host>. Is such behavior caused by the application? any
> insights are appreciated.
>
> my SSH version is:
> OpenSSH_5.1p1 Debian-6ubuntu2, OpenSSL 0.9.8g
>
> thanks
> Han

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