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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)
I notice that on Windows, Firefox lingers for a few moments after the
window is closed, presumably for garbage collection until the process
finally dies off.

Perhaps this is what's happening with you? Does it happen with other
applications, or just with Firefox?

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 22:26, Han <keepsimple (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> 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

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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)


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