Bookmarks in KDE4 konsole

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Wed Jun 3 21:12:20 BST 2009

On Wednesday 03 June 2009 20:47:59 Klaus Layer wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 June 2009 08:59:04 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > I'm totally out of my depth here, so can only throw out some thoughts that 
> may 
> > or may not help.  When I set up the connection to my imap server I 
> > specified -X.  When I list the bookmark that doesn't show up, but I can 
> > launch X applications during a connection, so I assume that it was read 
> > stored somewhere.  I don't know how you test for whether the other 
> parameters 
> > are working - compression, for instance.
> > 
> > One thing did make me wonder - your command specifies an application to 
> > Does it try to launch that before getting your password?  If so, have you 
> > tried using ssh with passphrase and keychain?
> > 
> > That's about all I can think of for now.  As I said, I only use it at a 
> fairly 
> > simplistic level, with -X, but I use it with an without keychain, on 
> > different boxes.
> > 
> > Anne
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> Hi Anne,
> If I would know how to use -X in a ssh:// bookmark I could try with other 
> parameter.
> Thanks for your help.
I'd help if I could, Klaus.  All I know is that I made a connection using the 
normal ssh command with -X as a parameter, then bookmarked it.  When I edit 
the bookmark I see no sign of -X, but X forwarding does work.

Did you try editing the ~/.ssh/config file as Chris suggested?

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