open remote terminal

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Oct 18 17:20:30 CEST 2007


Fabian Braennstroem wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I would like to use python to start an terminal, e.g. xterm, and login on a
> remote machine using rsh or ssh. This could be done using 'xterm -e ssh
> machine', but after the login I would like to jump to a given directory.
> Does anyone have an idea how to do this with python?
> 
> Regards!
> Fabian
> 
pexpect would be the usual solution, I believe, if you could get it to 
interact correctly with your virtual terminal.

   http://pexpect.sourceforge.net/

regards
  Steve
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