Keep a remote X11 app running after disconnecting the Session

Published by ugu5ma on

Xpra is the tool of choice 🙂
Install xpra on server and client like:


root@h2545526:~# apt install xpra
.
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xpra (2.1.3+dfsg-1ubuntu1) wird eingerichtet ...

start e.g. firefox on the server:

xpra start :100 --start-child=firefox

now connect from remote through Ssh:

xpra attach  ssh/user@serverFQDN/100

With xpra firefox remains active on the server even when the client disconnects 🙂

Big advantage for e.g. large downloads.

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