Windows 10 (64 bit), Emacs 25.1

in my .emacs I have:

(global-auto-revert-mode t)

So when I open file (in dired mode) on my LOCAL machine it's success refresh opened file "on fly". Nice.

Now I want to do same on file on remote machine. I success connect to remote Unix machine by Tramp mode:

/[email protected]:

Open file (in dired mode). But when file change it's not refresh "on fly". I need to close file and reopen again to see changes.

How I can see "on fly" changes in file on remote Unix machine.

  • Please note that the upcoming Emacs 26.1 will require a method in the remote file name. Something like /ssh:[email protected]: Commented Mar 13, 2018 at 11:21

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You must set auto-revert-remote-files to a non-nil value.

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