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Re: Telnet Connection on Windows

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Telnet Connection on Windows
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 23:07:20 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Paul Heinrich Dietrich <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi all,


> I've read a lot of threads here and hours of pages with broken links online,
> and am wondering what's the current best way to use Telnet through Emacs on
> Windows?
> Please don't say M-x telnet
> I've run across a lot of suggestions like jtelnet, mostly with broken links.
> I've successfully connected to my destination computer with tramps, but
> still need telnet functionality that doesn't work in dired.  Who here uses
> telnet in Emacs on Windows?  Thanks.

If you could connect your remote host via Tramp, then you could use
eshell. Both cooperate.

Let's say you are able open "/plink:address@hidden:", getting an dired
buffer. Then you can also apply "M-x eshell". In the eshell buffer, you
could do "cd /plink:address@hidden:". Now you can apply commands on the
remote host.

I haven't tried it on Windows, but it shall work this way, starting with
Emacs 23.

Best regards, Michael.

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