mosh-free11 Jan 2016
Recently, I’ve been using mosh everywhere I work. Unfortunately some systems like my university refuse to upgrade to newer and better technolgies in favor of enhancing the school’s security.
I had a tough time adjusting to broken ssh pipes every time I would move class rooms but I finally got a work-around that seems stable enough.
What’s needed for the magic?
autosshThis a daemon that runs on your local machine and keeps a monitor open on a network port. Upon the detection of dead SSH tunnels, it saves the last known state and tries to reconnect when network connecitivity is available again.
screen is not new to me, infact I used to use it heavily before using to tmux. I’ve recently found an extremely light weight config on the interwebs. Here’s a link to my customized fork of it.