[winswitch] A simple script to get started with xpra on Ubuntu

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Thu Sep 4 09:41:14 BST 2014

> xpra start :100 --start-child=xterm --bind-tcp=
> On the client I run:
> $ xpra attach tcp:
There is a slightly simpler way if you don't mind using ssh:
xpra start ssh:username at HOST:DISPLAY --start-child=xterm
> xpra client version 0.12.3
This version is no longer supported. (though in theory, it should still
> 2014-08-06 15:33:51,519 Attached to tcp:XXXXXXXXXX:10000 (press
> Control-C to detach)
> And nothing else ever gets displayed (no graphics window, no nothing)
Is 'xterm' even installed on the server?
Is the xpra tray menu available? (if so, look at Session Info)
> How do I make it work?
If it's connected and not showing you any errors, it probably is working


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