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Process killed on ssh disconnect despite screen/nohup

I am facing a rather strange situation: ssh to a beaglebone (details : uname -a = "Linux beaglebone 3.2.34 #1 Wed Nov 21 14:17:11 CET 2012 armv7l GNU/Linux", ssh server : Dropbear sshd v2012.55) ...
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View the list of SSH connections and view that specific connection using screen

I have a friend who is connected via SSH, and I would like to view his screen to see his progress in our project and what are the things he's doing. It's like spying on him. I would like to know how ...
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A remote desktop such as VNC but only for input device not for output device

I have a Linux desktop and a Macbook. The thing is I usually use those machines side by side and having multiple mouse and keyboard is confusing. I know I could use ssh or VNC to control Linux ...
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Attach X-forwarded window to both displays?

I know I can start an application on the main display of a linux computer over ssh with something like : DISPLAY=localhost:0 firefox http://nyan.cat I know I can open windows on my laptop over ssh ...
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Using screen/Tmux to keep application running

I'm wondering if this is possible. I have my Linux Machine running at my workplace and I want to have XChat (IRC Client) running there all the time. I want to be able to connect to that client from ...
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Share monitor keyboard from desktop to laptop

I always bring my laptop with me; as I have no mobile and email is my only mean of communication with friends/family. When I need to check my mail I usually do it SSHing from my work machine to my ...
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Display Null Characters in PuTTy

I have a program which displays incoming data which is delimited by a null character (^A). I am accessing the server it is running on via PuTTY and When I open a log in a text editor these are ...
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Monitor goes blank after 30 minutes. No keyboard or mouse are attatched, but computer is controlled over SSH

Currently trying to set up a media server which I can control with my laptop or phone. After looking at all the options I decided upon using SSH to start mplayer in fullscreen. Everything is working ...
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How to change the number of columns on a putty window to more than the screen width?

I am on windows and often have to ssh to linux machines. Though as much as I would love to have an alternate ssh client, none really comes part to Putty. One thing or the other always breaks, even in ...
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How can I copy the output from a remote command into the local clipboard?

I use iTerm2 as my terminal client in Mac OS X. On the local system I can use pbcopy and pbpaste to transfer data between the system clipboard and the terminal, but of course this doesn't work when ...
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$DISPLAY dependent gtk themes

I have a computer at home that I log into remotely. The "monitor" for it is a TV, so I want gtk applications to use a large font and icon theme, which I managed to do by editing the ~/.gtkrc-2.0 file ...
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Keeping a GUI session on screen

I installed Ubuntu11.04(ja) desktop edition. I login to this via ssh from my local pc and use "screen" to keep ssh session running when I disconnect, but, this command is only to kepp cui session. I ...
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SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display

The problem Most people want to connect to a server over ssh with the "-X" option in order to run GUI programs on the remote host using the display of the client. I would like to run GUI programs on ...
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Preventing session timeout via ssh/bash/screen/etc?

On this particular server, it seems that it's configured somehow to close a session if there is no activity after a few minutes. I'm looking for a good way to prevent it from timing out via my setup ...
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How do I fix a “cannot open display” error when opening an X program after ssh'ing with X11 forwarding enabled?

After launching the X11 app (XQuartz 2.3.6, xorg-server 1.4.2-apple56) on my Mac (OS X 10.6.8), opening an terminal in X11 and running xhost +, I then ssh -Y to my Ubuntu 10.04 VM (running on VMware ...
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How to know which display number for the variable DISPLAY will be exported when using ssh?

When I ssh to a server using -X, I am always confused about which display number I should export. It seems to me sometimes the display number has been used by something, so what I can do is only go ...
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Linux “Top” command for Windows Powershell?

I am looking for a PowerShell cmdlet that can provide similar functionality to the Linux Top app. Something that refreshes at some given interval and displays the process list with CPU % util. I have ...
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setting visual bell to flash in iTerm

I am using iTerm on OSX (leopard) to ssh to a linux machine. I run screen on the dev machine to save my work between sessions. I am not a big fan of audio bell and I don't like screen's default 'Wuff ...
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How to launch a remote process through ssh and end the connection?

This is still blocking: ssh host nohup cmd This still leaves the connection open: ssh host nohup cmd &