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Questions tagged [tramp]

TRAMP is ‘Transparent Remote (file) Access, Multiple Protocol’ for editing remote files from Emacs.

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How can I diagnose which `git` magit is running?

I'm trying to use Magit with TRAMP. The remote host has multiple git versions, necessitating (add-to-list 'tramp-remote-path "/usr/sup/bin") in my .emacs. However, when I run magit-status in a ...
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How to get TRAMP to respect group sticky bit?

In using TRAMP to create a new file in a remote (Unix) directory, I discovered that TRAMP is not respecting the group sticky bit in that directory. As is standard on a Unix system, the group ...
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Tramp keep losing remote file permissions

I use: Emacs 26.1 on Windows 10 with tramp with plink/pscp to edit perl scripts on a remote Linux server The scripts are executable (permissions 755). When I load and then save them, if short time ...
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How can I set tramp-histfile-override using tramp-connection-properties?

I'm trying to set a different tramp history file override based on connection-specific rules. My attempts have been along the line of: (add-to-list 'tramp-connection-properties (list (...
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How to access (remote) MS Windows shared directory or files in Emacs25 running on Ubuntu 18.04

My question has already been asked here. However, the solution provided there didn't work for me. Through Ubuntu "Files" I am able to access the samba share with smb://DOMAIN;USER@IP_ADDRESS/...
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Emacs on cygwin: How to open file/directory on windows share

With Emacs running on Windows (without cygwin) I am able to open a remote (windows share) directory with C-x C-f //IPADDRESS/d$ RET command. With Emacs on cygwin, I tried /smb:IPADDRESS:/d$$ RET. ...
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How to connect to Windows 10 OpenSSH over tramp?

I've installed OpenSSH on a Windows 10 machine, and can connect to it from the Linux command line with ssh or scp, giving the cmd.exe "shell". But tramp hangs on Waiting for prompts from remote shell: ...
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Tramp to office pc timesout, but cli ssh ok

From the commandline, this works: ssh office However, C-x C-f /ssh:office: simply freezes and eventually times out. That C-x C-f syntax works fine for all the servers our sysadmin has configured, ...
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xclip fails to set selection when using tramp

I use Emacs in the terminal (emacs -nw) and xclip.el for synchronising the kill ring with the X clipboard. Under normal circumstances this works fine, but when visiting buffers with tramp xclip is not ...
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Tramp Unable to Recognize Remote Prompt

I have been trying to get tramp working and I am having issues with recognizing the remote prompt. Unfortunately, I cannot change the remote prompt because it is dictated by my school. I have tried ...
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Cannot open remote file

I am trying to open a remote file in spacemacs in evil mode on windows using SPC f f. This pops up helm and entering /ssh:myuser@myhost/folder/file.txt produces Wrong type argument: stringp, nil In ...
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Tramp and X11 forwarding when changing user (su)

I can connect to a remote server with Tramp C-x C-f /ssh:group@remotehost: and get a plot output window (with ess R). But if I change user C-x C-f /ssh:group@remote|su:user@remote: there's no X11 ...
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emacs daemon and ssh agent forwarding

In order to use ssh agent forwarding with emacs in daemon mode, running on a remote server, I've come-up with the following. I have an alias for the client like so: alias emacsclient="update_agent;/...
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How to debug hanging tramp connections?

With recent versions of Emacs, tramp routinely hangs at the time of making the connection. The *Messages* buffer gives no information. Is there a way to get more information as to what's happening? ...
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Tramp mode: How check only one per day?

Windows 10 (64 bit), Emacs 26.1 I open trace.log file from remote Linux machine by Tramp mode. Nice. I set custom variables: '(password-cache-expiry nil) '(auto-revert-remote-files t) I set ...
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Not a Tramp file name

windows 10 (64 bit), emacs 26.1 I try to connect by Tramp mode from Windows to remote Linux machine. I use this command: C-x C-f and then ip of remote machine (ip address): /xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx: ...
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How to set a default password for wildcard host in tramp?

I have a list of hosts 192...* with a default user and password, I've tried to set wild-card in .authinfo.gpg but it still requests password when I try to login. There are no problems when it set ...
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How to setup tramp mode through a linux gateway and hardware authentication?

I don't have direct access to my remote machine at work. Normally I login with the following commands (local)$ ssh id@gateway Yubikey prompt (physically push a button on the yubikey) PW prompt: (...
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Find dirrectories paths from a list of names via tramp session

I have a remote host accessing via tramp there is a list of directori names I'd like to find on that host. What I do now - connect to remote server and while read -r name; do find / -type d -name "$...
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Why some extra tramp related packages does not show url schema prefix?

When I press [C-x C-f] , I got some TRAMP methods shown like ssh: , sshx:. But not get docker: when I installed package docker-tramp. Does docker-tramp.el provide this? If yes, then how to configure ...
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Tramp fails to open remote shell when connecting to android

I'm trying to connect to my Android device via SSH using TRAMP. I've setup my SSHDroid, configured ssh keys and my ~/.ssh/config, so I'm able to connect with just ssh android from terminal. But when ...
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Tramp having issue on file name by bazel

This is convoluted. I am calling company-jedi which calls company-begin. Looks like company-mode does a check with TRAMP first, I get this in messages: Company: An error occurred in auto-begin ...
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Folder navigation on remote windows machine can't see folders with spaces

I've been trying to navigate folder structures on a remote Windows machine with Cygwin installed, but I can't seem to navigate to folders which contain a space in them. Emacs claims that "File no ...
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How to get vanilla find-file in Spacemacs

Even when i M-x find-file I get the Helm stuff. I usally also want that, it's just with some Tramp stuff I think there are Problems. How to get the plain old find-files from vanilla emacs in ...
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Run local command on remote file with TRAMP?

Having a remote directory open in Emacs (... via TRAMP), I can run remote commands on remote files (using !). I can also view them locally (... even if they're image files) with builtin Emacs viewers (...
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Dynamic IP address for org babel ssh dir param

I use this in emacs to connect and execute commands remotely: #+BEGIN_SRC sh :dir /ssh:app_user@34.143.149.84:/tmp pwd #+END_SRC #+RESULTS: : /tmp Recently, people have gone "cloud scaling" so the ...
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Split window with new buffer and spawn a new shell in same (possibly remote) directory as old buffer

In tmux, I can press some key combination and split the current window into two windows in the same directory. I've tried the split-window-* function, but found it just duplicates the same buffer in ...
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Can't start gdb over ssh

I am able to open a remote C source file using tramp (via ssh). However, when I try to debug it using M-x gdb gdb -i=mi /ssh:localhost#8022:/usr/bin/httrack I get Current directory is /ssh:...
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preview-latex not working for remote files

When I run 'C-c C-p C-b' on local machine everything compiles, and I can see preview of my pics, tables and equations. Then I try to compile the same project on my remote machine using local emacs in ...
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Tramp connection fails with “timeout reached”

I've been using tramp to edit remote files for a few years now, but suddenly it stopped working yesterday. I haven't changed anything relevant that I can think of. For testing, I tried opening a file ...
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Why are my .dir-locals not being applied even though they are loaded

Still on a never ending quest to get per project settings working for python using tramp and .dir-locals. Hitting a strange problem when I open a buffer I am asked if i would like to run my .dir-...
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Emacs password cache not working as hoped

(1) I have (require 'password-cache) (setq password-cache-expiry nil) set in my .emacs file. (2) When I connect to "machine" via tramp with: dired /ssh:user@machine: I get logged via ssh and ...
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Tramp stalls when saving a remote file

After using Tramp for a little while, it stalls whenever I try to save a file. I have no problem connecting to remote files, but saving them now stalls and I can't enter C-g or any other commands. ...
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How can i resolve tramp-error: Not a Tramp file name: using a /docker address?

Trying to set up .dir-locals to use a custom python interpreter inside a container so i can use run-python and get the REPL inside the container. I have this setup which seems to partially work in ...
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How do you upgrade tramp?

Tramp is a built in and does not seem to be in melpa, where can I install it from and is it a good idea to update to a newer version ?
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tramp multi hops and known_hosts

I'm using tramp to access files in remote via Bastion server using following tramp syntax: /ssh:root@BASTION-HOST#BASTION-PORT|root@REAL-HOST#REAL-PORT: The problem is, whenever I access REAL-...
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How to set FTP TRAMP/ANGE connection configuration

With SSH I can add connections to my SSH config file at /.ssh/config Once added to the config file emacs will auto-complete these connections when using tramp integrations like find-file /ssh: I ...
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Can't see changes in file on remote Unix machine “on fly”

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 ...
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How to execute sudo command in org-babel in relative path under current working directory

I want to execute sudo command in org-babel like this: #+begin_src shell :dir "/sudo::" :cache no make sudo make install #+end_src It works fine. It use TRAMP /sudo: method. But I need to execute ...
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Tramp freezes Emacs with OpenSSH on Windows

I just installed Emacs on my Windows machine for remote file editing using Tramp. However, I noticed than whenever I try to connect to a remote server (C-x C-f /ssh:home:), Tramp just displays Opening ...
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Is this a bug? emacs freezes when doing “sudo service apache2 status” inside a org babel tramp remote code block

I think I've found a bug with emacs+org+babel. This block runs fine #+BEGIN_SRC sh :dir /ssh:ubuntu@54.175.231.31:~/ :exports both :results output sudo service --...
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TRAMP method for Fedora's mock?

Mock is a utility used by Fedora to build packages in chroots. For debugging, it would be nice to access files inside those chroots with all the amenities Emacs has to offer. Calling mock -r fedora-...
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TRAMP on Windows connects to Linux but not to OSX (macOS)

Using Emacs-25.2.1 on Windows XP (and on 7, too) I can connect to my Raspberry Pi (Rasppian OS) using TRAMP and the plink method and it works flawlessly. But when I try to connect to my Mac mini (OSX ...
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Tramp FTP cant connect. tramp-file-name-handler: Host name must not match method “ftp”

I am trying to connect ftp using tramp I am using C-x C-f /ftp:username@subdomain.hostname.com I get an error message in the mini buffer: tramp-file-name-handler: Host name must not match method "...
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Tramp connection through proxy

Our servers are behind a proxy that requires two factor authenticatio. I managed to get through the authentication process yet was wondering, is there a way of authenticating only once and not for ...
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How to get tramp to connect to remote machine with this prompt?

I'm having a hard time understanding how to get tramp to connect to my schools remote machine. When using ssh the prompt looks like this: $ ssh me@machine.edu * * * WARNING ...
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How to disable diff-hl when browsing remote files?

When using Tramp and while browsing remote files diff-hl hangs Emacs. How is it possible to disable this package only when accessing remote files?
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Magit pushing through tramp does not work

Hi guys I'm on a osx machine and I want to push commits from a remote machine through tramp to github. I open the directory in dired on the remote machine which works fine and type M-x magit status ...
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Set python interpreter on a per project bases

I know i can set an interpreter with the code below, is there a way i can set this per project so that when I open emacs with a specific project it selects the interpreter for that project. (setq ...
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Tramp: Cannot Save File

I am new to tramp and I am trying to edit a file stored in a remote server. I connect to the file through C-x C-f /ssh:username@host:path_to_file/myfile.m. And on my init.el I have the options: (setq ...