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[openFATE 306852] YaST2 screen title needs a machine-name in it
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  • Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 11:32:54 +0100 (CET)
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Feature changed by: Michael Calmer (mcalmer)
Feature #306852, revision 9
Title: YaST2 screen title needs a machine-name in it

openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger)
reject date: 2009-08-12 14:47:14
reject reason: Too late for 11.2.
Requester: Important

- openSUSE-11.3: Evaluation
+ openSUSE-11.3: Done
Requester: Important
Projectmanager: Desirable

Requested by: Greg Riedesel (gracal)

The nomenclature, "[YaST control panel] @ [machine name]' is very
useful for figuring out which window belongs to which server.
Especially if the managing workstation is also openSUSE.
Formerly Bug 385625

Use Case:
When managing openSUSE servers over X-forwarding via SSH, it is
possible to have multiple YaST screens up at the same time, each
belonging to a different remote server. Having a way to differentiate
between YaST instances in the title-bar will reduce confusion, and help
avoid config mistakes.

#2: Jan Engelhardt (jengelh) (2010-03-06 00:59:08)
The ncurses interface already has this. (The qt one does not?)

#3: Thomas Göttlicher (tgoettlicher) (2010-03-10 16:11:29) (reply to
yast2-qt shows the hostname in the title bar for remote connection only. I
think it doesn't make sense to show @localhost.

+ #4: Michael Calmer (mcalmer) (2010-03-15 11:32:10) (reply to #3)
+ @<hostname> is shown, if it is a remote connection. I mark this feature
+ as done.

openSUSE Feature:

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