[winswitch] how to detach from session without closing ssh session

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Thu Jun 24 17:21:13 BST 2021

On 24/06/2021 11:24, yonatan zaken via shifter-users wrote:
> Hi All,
> My OS: Linux Kubuntu 14
> xpra version: xpra v1.0.12-r19800
As I mentioned to you before, this version is well out of date and no
longer supported. Please upgrade.

> I have an application in which I use xpra attach & xpra detach excessively
> on the same session. In some cases I noticed that after detaching from the
> session and afterwards  calling "ps -a" in the command line I still see an
> xpra process running on the master (the computer on which I performed "xpra
> start". Most of the time this process is terminated when detaching from a
> session. If I try to re-attach in such a scenario the session isn't
> attached properly.
> Also, using attach and detach excessively on a session causes a lot of
> overhead which is reasonable since we are starting and closing an ssh
> session each time.
> Is there a way to perform an operation that "hides"  from the user the
> application that is currently attached (exactly like when using detach),
> without actually closing the ssh session, and of course perform a similar
> operation that resumes the display of the attached application that was
> previously "hidden".
It would be reasonably easy to implement.
Can you please create a ticket?


> Hope I was clear enough,
> thanks in advance
> *Cheers,*
> *Yonatan*
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