[kwlug-disc] ssh into remote with initial command, and stick!

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Thu May 23 00:54:50 EDT 2013


The remote shell should stay in place once top is exited with 'q'.

On 13-05-22 09:38 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> I deleted your original email, so lost some details here.
>
> But this works for me:
>
> ssh -t login at host top
>
> Without a bash -c
>
> That gives me a working top. When I press q the remote command exits and I
> get disconnected. Works as designed.
>
> If you want it to show you just one refresh of top, then use
>
> ssh -t login at host 'top -b -n1'
>
> On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
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>> But what is causing the initial difficulty?
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>> It doesn't seem unreasonable to give ssh an initial command to run, such
>> as bash, and to give bash an initial command to run, such as top.
>>
>> What am I missing / misunderstanding?
>>
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>> On 13-05-22 07:32 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
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>>> If what Paul said is what you want, then just create a ~/.screenrc file
>>> and
>>> put these two lines in it:
>>>
>>> screen -t shell    1 bash # This is just a shell
>>> screen -t top      2 bash -c top # This is your top
>>>
>>> Top will be in the 2nd "window".
>>>
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