X11 forwarding (with ``screen'' option)?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Feb 7 14:43:06 PST 2004

On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 12:16:00PM +0000, Lewis Thompson wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm experimenting with X11 forwarding and I have it working so I can ssh
> to my server and fire up an application just great.  This is forwarded
> to my laptop and works fine.
>   However, I want to run something that is mostly going on in the
> background (non-interactive) but my Internet link is never perfect.
>   Is there any such thing as screen for X applications?  Would vnc work
> for just one application, or would it create unnecessary overhead?  Any
> other suggestions?

There's xmove, but it's a bit buggy.  It's a great idea though, I wish
someone would make it work better.

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