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XFCE - Handy Launchers

Create a launcher

1) Somewhere on the blank desktop, RIGHT CLICK
2) Select CREATE LAUNCHER

SSH LAUNCHER

1) NAME → anything you want
2) COMMAND → ssh MACHINE_NAME_OR_IP
3) CLICK → RUN IN TERMINAL

SSH LAUNCHER WITH VNC TUNNELING (GO TO THE BACKGROUND)

1) NAME → anything you want
2) COMMAND → ssh -L 5901:127.0.0.1:5901 -N -f TARGET_MACHINE_NAME_OR_IP
3) CLICK → RUN IN TERMINAL

NOTE: If your are listening for ssh on a non-standard port, just add -p PORT# to the COMMAND.

SSH LAUNCHER WITH VNC TUNNELING (STAY OPEN IN FOREGROUND)

1) NAME → anything you want
2) COMMAND → ssh -L 5901:127.0.0.1:5901 TARGET_MACHINE_NAME_OR_IP
3) CLICK → RUN IN TERMINAL

NOTE: If your are listening for ssh on a non-standard port, just add -p PORT# to the COMMAND.

Sources

* Originally written by arfon


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