Re: root-tail or newer?

Rick Giguere (rick@rifan.com)
Mon, 9 Aug 1999 17:05:31 -0400 (EDT)


It works with but one problem ...

I'm not actually tailing the logs on this machine.  I need to ssh into
another machine and run tail on THAT machine.  

Everything comes up fine ... except that I have no way to enter keystrokes
into the root window aterm/ssh in order to log in and start tail.


...Rick



On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, Ethan wrote:

> 
> On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, Rick Giguere wrote:
> 
> > Is anyone using something simliar to root-tail??
> > 
> > I would like to run a couple of apps and have them ALWAYS on my root
> > window, no matter which desktop I'm on.
> 
> 1. Get aterm.
> 2. Modify your database config to remove the titlebar and handles from 
>    the "root" aterms:
> 
> Style "roottail" NoTitle, NoHandles, NoFocus, Sticky, WindowListSkip, StaysOnBack
> 
> 3. Run any apps you want on the desktop in an aterm with title "roottail" 
>    (to match the style in step 2), like so:
> 
> aterm -tr -T "roottail" +sb -g+0+0 -bg blue4 -cr black -e tail -f /var/log/messages &
> 
> HTH
> 
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