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Re: [vox-tech] bash question

hi matt,

unfortunately i use X forwarding alot.  i would think this situation is
very common.  i'm surprised the answer is so elusive!

also, i think this solution will cause a non-fatal (but annoying)
message whenever i use scp (which i use 10, 20 times a day).


begin Matt Roper <matt@mattrope.com> 
> If you aren't using X forwarding (i.e. ssh -X), I think you could check
> to see if $DISPLAY is set...
>     if [ "${DISPLAY}" != "" ]; then
>        shopt -s checkwinsize
>        xmodmap -e "remove Lock = Caps_Lock"
>     fi
> Matt
> On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 07:55:42AM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > i have an xmodmap that i'd like to be run when the shell is a
> > non-login shell under local X.
> > 
> > i thought it would be something like:
> > 
> >    if [ "${TERM}" == "xterm" ]; then
> >       shopt -s checkwinsize
> >       xmodmap -e "remove Lock = Caps_Lock"
> >    fi
> > 
> > but this suffers from ${TERM} being "xterm" when i ssh in from another
> > machine running X.
> > 
> > how can i test for "if this shell is being run from X server running on
> > THIS machine"?
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