[K12OSN] ssh commands

William Fragakis william at fragakis.com
Fri Sep 25 16:35:12 UTC 2009

Using freenx server (I've had better luck with the nxclients as opposed
to the freenx clients) has worked for me to have a full remote desktop
via ssh.


On Fri, 2009-09-25 at 12:00 -0400, k12osn-request at redhat.com wrote:
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> Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 05:51:14 -0600
> From: Alan Hodson <ahodson at elp.rr.com>
> Subject: [K12OSN] ssh commands
> To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
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> Greetings list
> After a successful install and update of Centos 5 on a new server, I
> am 
> trying to remember how to use the ssh command to remotely be able to 
> tweak a user's account. [ssh -l username 10.###.###.### -X] works
> nicely 
> after user root set up the initial contact. I am able to type
> [firefox] 
> to remotely setup their browser, [oowrite] to set up OpenOffice, etc. 
> I've tried studying the [Properties] of an icon, to discover what 
> command they represent.
> I would be thankful if someone tells me what command to use to
> actually 
> activate the true desktop image that the user sees, allowing me to, 
> among other things, interchange the position of bars. SSH is a nice
> and 
> powerful control tool.
> cheers
> Alan Hodson
> El Paso ISD, TX
> -=o=-

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