[winswitch] xpra use case

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 14:53:02 GMT 2013

I'm confused about xpra use.
In the example, in order to start the xterm I will need to ssh to the
remote machine.  If this ssh is disconnected, xterm dies.

My typical use would be start emacs on remote (via ssh).  Then disconnect
and connect to it later.

Does xpra support this use?

On the machine which will export the application (xterm in this example):

xpra start :100
DISPLAY=:100 xterm

For the simple case, we can then attach to this session from the same
machine with:

xpra attach :100

If connecting from a remote machine, you would use something like:

xpra attach ssh:serverhostname:100

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