I have an issue where if I try to perform some random Emacs operations such as
org-capture, or renaming a file to a different (local) directory in
dired, Emacs attempts to contact a different machine using tramp, presumably for some sort of auto-completion or history reasoning. This causes a lot of hanging and waiting, because the machine tramp is trying to connect to is not available.
How can I prevent Emacs from looking up tramp files/locations when I perform other rudimentary operations? How can I determine where and how Emacs is getting the idea that it needs to look inside a remote file/location for operations like