detachable ssh sessions / ssh terminal server

Peter Stuge stuge-openssh-unix-dev at
Sat May 20 04:04:40 EST 2006

On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 05:02:06PM +0200, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> I imagine something like what screen(1) does, but integrated 
> into ssh:

Why would screen be included into ssh? :) Just use screen on it's

> + xterm window title settings are recorded and shown on query

Check out x11vnc.

> + additional monitors (ie. via external programs) can be 
>   set up to do something on certain events, ie. notify the 
>   user if an detached session gets back to the shell

bash can do this.

> If such an solution doesn't exist already, could anyone please
> give me some hints, how to implement this ? 
> (probably could be done as an subsystem ?)

IMHO the best way to accomplish what you want is to combine some of
the tools already available that solve the exact same problems.


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