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I'm developing a tool that generates a png file. I'm doing a lot of the work over ssh, which is getting to be a pain. Every time I make a change to the code and want to test it, I use scp to bring the image over to my computer so I can look at it.

Is there a better way (on Ubuntu)?

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try FuseSSH FS:

sshfs hostname: mountpoint

you then just point your image viewer to the created image file.

on ubuntu you install it via:

sudo apt-get install sshfs

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You might have some level of success with this method which creates a tunnel and lets you look at it from a browser essentially.

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You can write a simple shell script to run the remote command, copy the file over, then open it in your tool of choice.

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