[winswitch] Fail to connect to a XPRA server

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Wed Apr 8 07:06:07 BST 2020


On 08/04/2020 06:57, Tim via shifter-users wrote:
> Why can't I connect to the remote xpra server? 
> 
>     t at ocean:/u/l/jvm$ xpra shadow ssh:"onion":0
(..)
>     2020-04-06 21:28:38,981 Authentication (publickey) successful!
>     2020-04-06 21:28:39,275  keyboard settings: rules=evdev, model=pc105, layout=us
>     2020-04-06 21:28:39,356  desktop size is 1440x900 with 1 screen:
>     2020-04-06 21:28:39,356   :0.0 (381x238 mm - DPI: 96x96) workarea: 1440x876
>     2020-04-06 21:28:39,357     LVDS-1 (303x190 mm - DPI: 120x120)
>     2020-04-06 21:28:39,432 no ethtool interface speed available for wlx801f02b5c389
>     ^C
>     2020-04-06 21:28:55,157 got signal SIGINT
>     2020-04-06 21:28:55,157 exiting
There's nothing obvious here.
Try starting the shadow server manually from an ssh session:
xpra shadow :0
and keep an eye on its log file, then attach from the client:
xpra attach ssh://onion/0

Cheers,
Antoine

> My local xpra client is
> 
>     t at ocean:/u/l/jvm$ xpra --version
>     xpra v3.0.7-r25627
>     
> A remote xpra (server, or client or both?) is
> 
>     t at ocean:/u/l/jvm$ ssh t at onion
>     t at onion:~$ xpra --version
>     xpra v3.0.8-r25889
>     t at onion:~$ logout
>     Connection to onion closed.
> 
> Both local and remote are running Lubuntu 18.04.
>    
> Thanks.


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