[kde-linux] Sessions names

wireless wireless at tampabay.rr.com
Tue Jan 16 13:15:31 UTC 2007

Boyan Tabakov wrote:
> On 16.1.2007 14:36, wireless wrote:
>> Hello One and all,
>> I've racked my little brain and googled my fingers off but
>> I cannot seem to find a solution for a problem I have.
>> I have lots of embedded targets, often with no host name.
>> I telnet or ssh into them  quite often. Is there any way
>> to automatically change the session name to the ip address
>> of the target (which is sometime an embedded linux system)
>> but not always? That way with dozens of open connections,
>> I can look across the bottom of Kconsole and see the ip addresses
>> of the various (open) shell sessions.
>> Maybe a script that looks that the datagram header (tcp/udp)
>> parses out the ip address and auto-magically renames the session
>> tab?
>> Thoughts and ideas are most welcome.
> Hi,
> If you store these sessions in advance (Configure Konsole -> Session tab enter 
> the ssh/telnet/whatever command in the Command field) then each time you open 
> one of these the tab will display the chosen session's name. You can enter 
> whatever you like for a session name, including the ip of the device. A more 
> descriptive name like 'My Device X' will be even better.


A little confused what you are saying; here's what I did:
(my terminology might not be correct kde speak)

At the top of the Konsole
   -->Configure Konsole
      -->Session(at the top)
         -->Execute (entered


then sshd into the system and it did not display the
ip address in the tab at the bottom of the Konsole session?

Obviously, I think I missed what you call the 'command field'?


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