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Re: [h-e-w] Editing remote file on Linux machine using Emacs on Windows

From: gerald . jean
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Editing remote file on Linux machine using Emacs on Windows
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 08:36:44 -0400

address@hidden a écrit sur
2010/06/10 08:31:37 :

> Emacs supports ftp and (I'm told) ssh.  So simply start emacs
> on your Windows client and edit the files directly on the Linux
> machine.

I have been doing it this way for years from NT to Solaris and more
recently from XP to RedHat Linux, works fine.  No X, no Cygwin, just
through an ftp connection.  I also heard it's possible through ssh but
haven't tried it.

> This is independent of emacsclient, and doesn't require X or
> cygwin or anything other than running an ftp server on the
> Linux box.
> address@hidden wrote on
> 06/10/2010 04:44:29 AM:
> >
> > I have some code I edit in a scratchbox instance on a VMWare virtual
> > machine running Ubuntu Linux Server Edition 9.10.
> > I ssh to the VM, then start login to scratchbox, and work on the code.
> >
> > The scratchbox installation has emacsclient installed, and I was
> > wondering whether it would be possible for me to edit files using
> > emacsclient and have them open on Emacs running on a different machine
> > in this case my Windows install.
> >
> > The 1st question: Is this even possible?
> >
> > The 2nd question: If it is, then how?
> >

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