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Old 04-16-2009, 05:09 PM   #1
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Multiple commands using xterm?

Is there a way to run multiple commands using xterm?

This is what I'm trying to do...

Open a new window and ssh into the machine spc10

xterm -e "ssh spc10; bash" &
I want to be able to add another command to execute a shell script after the ssh as I have a script on that machine to run. I tried the following with no success. Not sure if xterm supports multiple command options.

xterm -e "ssh spc10; .; bash" &
Any suggestions?


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Ummm ... that isn't going to fly in the first place, because
the ; tells the *local* shell to execute the . and so forth
*after* the ssh connection has been torn down again.
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I got it to work. The solution...

xterm -e "ssh spc10 '.'; bash" &


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