Ubuntu 10.4: Gnome Terminal with a ssh connection and tail inside a screen as the desktop background

To get Devils Pie and Gnome Terminal set up, follow jinacios HowTo.

As I wanted to display a tail of my remote’s machine syslog, which is running inside a screen, I modified the call to gnome-terminal accordingly:
gnome-terminal --window-with-profile=DesktopConsole -e 'ssh -t USERNAME@ssh.example.com "screen -rD LOGS"'

If you leave out the „-t” in the call to ssh, screen will provide you with a „Must be connected to a terminal.” error message. ;)

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