local/remote how to detect?
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at rasterman.com
Mon Jul 2 15:50:30 PDT 2007
On Mon, 02 Jul 2007 23:15:24 +0200 Bert Wesarg <wesarg at informatik.uni-halle.de>
> Tiago Vignatti wrote:
> > Bert Wesarg escreveu:
> >> Hello All,
> >> [ Maybe a FAQ ]
> >> is it possible to reliable detect if me (the X client) is remote or local
> >> to the X server?
> > Maybe the 'xlsclients' tool. The first row of the output will tell which
> > machine the client is connected.
> Thanks, indeed a nice tool. unfortunelatly the client i'm interested (a
> motif one) is not even listed when all is running local (and yes I used
> option -a and -l)! all other things like xmms, gkrellm are listed.
all xlsclients does it walk the window tree and look at window properties for
title, name/class etc.
as i suggested before. try create an xshmimage - this will only succeed if you
are local. tonnes of sample code out there on how to do this (its more than 1
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