Secure Shell
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)
On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Alex Smith (K4RNT)
<shadowhunter (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
> 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?

I tried Firefox and Prism, both has this issue.
I also tried google-chrome, no such issue.

so seems to be specific to Firefox / Mozilla.


> 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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> - Alex Smith (K4RNT)
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Re: x forwarding over SSH Sep 24 2010 09:04PM
Pierre Jaury (pierre jaury eu)


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