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

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How to make image-dired work on remote files?

I've tried sshand scp for tramp's method (both work for tramp), yet image-dired thumbnail creation fails Thumb could not be created for /scp:raspi:/media/pi/91D4-7E58//IMG_1.JPG: exited abnormally ...
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How to run commands locally even when on tramp?

I have some commands that do "utility" stuff that have nothing to do with the current buffer. I need these to always run locally, and not remotely when visiting a tramp buffer. How can I do ...
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Tramp/Emacs 27 freeze on Mac

I'm facing a major issue with Tramp and Emacs 27.1 on a Mac (10.15.7), which makes it almost impossible to work on remote files ... As soon as I start to type a SSH or SCP based URL in the mini buffer ...
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Org Babel execute bash via ssh on non-default port; `(wrong-type-argument number-or-marker-p nil)`

Problem In an org file, I have a source code block containing bash code that I want to run on a remote machine: * test :PROPERTIES: :header-args:bash: :dir /ssh:skid@127.0.0.1#2221: :END: #+...
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How to stop ivy-switch-buffer from trying to connect

I'm using ivy-use-virtual-buffers to see both currently and recently visited buffers in Swiper's ivy-switch-buffer and it worked great until last month when I opened distant files via ssh/Tramp. Ever ...
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Tramp hangs indefinitely when using doas on Linux

Tramp works fine when I try to edit with sudo or ssh, but when I try to edit with doas it will hang (while also maxing out my cpu). Here is some tramp output: backtrace() tramp-signal-hook-...
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Problems with FTP connection via Tramp

I try to create FTP connection via Tramp, but the output I get on AngeFTP is: ftp> open android.local ftp: Can't connect to `192.168.0.21:21': Connection refused ftp: Can't connect to `android....
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Local magit revives all stale tramp connections

I'm using long-living emacs sessions using emacs in daemon mode, and I use tramp quite extensively. I usually have several buffers in the background which use tramp, but since my system has been ...
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Unexpected local shell in TRAMP mode

I have a clear installation of spacemacs with layer shell on. I open remote dir SPC f f ssh:<host>:<path> I open shell SPC ' Shell is local (I expect it to be opened on the remote host)
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How to disable magit on remote files with tramp?

I'm working with Emacs on windows, I usually work locally, but I want to disable magit when I'm working on a remote file. I'm trying to add a hook that disables magit when it detects that the file is ...
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Start emacs from the command line with remote ssh file open

How to start Emacs from the command line with and open file trough ssh? What I usually do is first open Emacs and do: C-X C-F /ssh:my_remote_server:/file.txt RET How can I directly open the file from ...
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Emacs tries to read init.el from remote machine during start-up

I have a very weird issue since a few days without being aware of any change in my set-up. I run Emacs 27.1 (on macOS installed via macports) on my laptop and on my desktop computer with a very ...
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magit on Windows over plink tramp

I'm scratching my head on this problem, but I cannot seem to use magit on a project served over plink or plinkx on Windows. What does work: The windows client can use magit on a project stored ...
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Cannot connect to WSL using Tramp (all localhost)

this is my %USERPROFILE%\.ssh\config Host wsl User daniele Port 2222 HostName localhost If I open a cmd and run ssh wsl everything works like a charm. But when I try: C-x C-f /ssh[x]:daniele@...
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What is causing Emacs remote shell to be slow on completion?

So basically I am doing the following: Opening a dired buffer with tramp on a remote. Opening a shell on the remote (M-x shell) Then if I try for example to type any command such as ls -la the ...
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How do I make Tramp stop mangling my PATH?

Tramp is very tenacious in overriding the PATH setting of a remote machine. How can I completely disable this, so that Tramp's PATH is identical to what I get when I manually log in with ssh on the ...
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command run in docker-tramp running on the host rather than remote

The setup: I have a docker container connected with a mounted volume containing an org file. The docker container has both texlive and emacs (configured exactly the way it is on my host) installed. I ...
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Log Tramp traces to a file

I am experiencing some Emacs Tramp connection problems and want to ask for help. However in my case Emacs hangs completely because of Tramp and there is no way I can access Tramp debug files. (it is ...
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Emacs hangs/freezes if vpn connection is lost

Every so often when Emacs is open and I edit some file via tramp and an established vpn connection and this connection is terminated and then reestablished, I cannot get Emacs to continue working. All ...
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How to tell Tramp to load a remote .bashrc before executing commands remotely?

Problem: I have an elisp plugin which is failing on a call to start-file-process when executed within a remote directory. The issue is that the command I am trying to call with start-file-process ...
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/bin/top not found in eshell over ssh

How does eshell resolve its PATH? If I run my top in eshell on my local machine, it opens a new buffer and shows the output of the command in it. However, if I do the same on an eshell run on a remote ...
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gdb over ssh via tramp fails (but gdb-gud works?)

I am running into an issue where the gdb command fails over tramp. The remote host is a simple linux box I am accessing via ssh. Even when I run emacs without my init file it still happens. Emacs 27....
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“Tramp: Opening adb shell connection…failed” + extra characters ^[7 and ^[8 present

It happens when I try to connect from emacs-26.3/tramp-2.3.5.26.3 onto my sgs5's lineageos14.1 adb shell. *tramp/adb d73896d9* buffer contents is the following: nv COLUMNS=1 ls -d -l /; echo ...
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Tell ESS to use a different R program when on a Tramp remote session

I'm trying to configure ESS to use a different R program path when I'm on a remote session. Now, every time I ssh into the hpc cluster I use, I set the variable inferior-ess-R-program to /weird/path/...
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Which `ls` program is used when running dired over tramp?

How does dired determine which ls program to use when running over tramp? I couldn't find it anywhere in the document. If it is insert-directory-program, what would it do if the path doesn't exist on ...
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does tramp mode look at .dir-locals

I'm using emacs over tramp to edit a project inside a vm on my local machine. It has something like this: ssh:vm:~/projects/project/.dir-locals.el ssh:vm:~/projects/project/src/tests/file-i'm-editing....
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SSH connects, TRAMP doesn't

this is a lot like the issue described here already. It seems like the fancy prompt issue, however, I've tried to use sshx which I was told would solve this issue. I an wondering if anyone else have ...
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tramp mode on Ubuntu hangs while attempting ssh to 0.0.0.1

With emacs 25.2.2 on Ubuntu 18.04, if I try opening a file over ssh using a path such as /ssh:somehost.example.com:/tmp/testfile, it launches a sub-process that does: /usr/bin/ssh -o ControlPath=%C 0....
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terminal mode (with -nw) vs gui mode

Now I read lots of good stuff about spacemacs and want to try it out. I like the way iterm2 separates hosts/projects cleanly. Can I use iterm2 + spacemacs (maybe in terminal mode?) Or do I lose most ...
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ggtags does not play well with tramp — emacs freezes multiple times

I've recently started to use tramp to edit a codebase that's two ssh hops away from me I was initially very happy with the experience, given how transparent everything was. I use magit and ggtags and, ...
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Why can't TRAMP assume current host for `sudo::`?

Are there any technical reasons or use cases for why sudo:: in TRAMP cannot use the rightmost host to the left of it, instead of localhost? When I do /ssh:myname@my-remote-hostname.example.com|sudo::/...
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Flycheck Trouble with Tramp and Python: “no module named /ssh:…/home/ubuntu/test.py”

Hi and thank You for helping! Overview I run a Linux Container (Guest) on my Machine (Host). On this guest I installed python3. Too, there I have a file "test.py". I edit this file via Emacs ...
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Unable to find files with ssh and environment variables

I have installed exec-path-from-shell as well as included the following in my init.el (when (memq window-system '(mac ns x)) (exec-path-from-shell-initialize)) within my ~/.bash_profile I have ...
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Tramp can't connect - cannot find ssh

I am trying to use Tramp, but it seems unable to execute the ssh command. Here is the error from *Messages*: Tramp: Opening connection for AWS2 using ssh... Word wrapping enabled Tramp: Sending ...
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Why is `git` running incredibly slow with `tramp` and `ssh` and `eshell`

Commands like ls, cd, etc. run perfectly fine using tramp, but as soon as I run a command such as git status, the speed is unbearably slow, and I always receive these messages in the *messages* buffer:...
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Dired doesn't open non-text files with external applications in a Tramp directory listing

In Dired I'm in a Tramp directory opened with /sftp:... (so using the gvfs backend). If I use & to open a non-text file with a local external application (ex. evince for PDF) it doesn't do ...
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Tramp `find-dired`: wrong type argument error

If i use find-dired in a remote directory (from Tramp) then I get a wrong type argument: processp, nil error. It works on a local dir. All I pass to find is '-iname "blah"'. /sftp:andreaz@10.0.0.99:...
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Tramp su seems to not work

I would like to upgrade my current workflow so I can use Emacs to edit a file on a remote machine. Here is what I have to do now: ssh remote # password1 required sudo su -l otheruser # password2 ...
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Separate auth-sources for Tramp and Gnus, or disable auth-sources for Tramp?

I have passwords stored in .authinfo.gpg file which I only need for Gnus. I never store passwords for machines or localhost in this .authinfo.gpg file (or in any other file). The problem is when I ...
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ido-mode breaks docker-tramp completion in minibuffer, and opens wrong files

Somehow the following minimal emacs config breaks docker-tramp. Completion in the mini-buffer does not work for /docker:, nor the container ids/names like /docker:43893ad331df, and once you type out ...
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clang-format-buffer with tramp doesn't actually format buffer

I'm using tramp to edit files on a remote machine, and when I run clang-format-buffer, it doesn't actually format the buffer. I get a message (clang-format: success) in the minibuffer, but the ...
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Using tramp and ESS-mode, how can I get the R interpreter to execute locally?

I use tramp to edit R files on a remote server. When I evaluate R code within ESS-mode, it starts an R interpreter on the remote machine. However, at the moment ssh -X to the server does not work, so ...
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RCS Version Control on Tramp Mode

Began using RCS Version Control within Emacs with no problem while locally, but having dificulty on Tramp mode, once it says: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "This file is already registered") ...
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Function `cd` not working correctly in conjunction with `tramp` and `compile`

For context I am looking at a remote file; for example: /ssh:desktop:/home/user/project/src/file.cpp. I then issue the interactive command compile like so: cd /ssh:desktop:/home/user/project/Release &...
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How to disable tramp autosave and backups, but keep other backups/autosave?

I'd like to disable autosaves and backups when using tramp, because I neither want to save stuff from remote machines nor stuff belonging to root in my backup/autosave directory. How to do that? I ...
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How to make Tramp execute only if address is reachable?

So I have a couple of VM I'm using (mainly for experiment) I use Tramp a lot on a particular file in the VM, so I started to use this: (find-file "/ssh:vm@192.168.122.141:/home/vm/test.org" t) I put ...
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Tramp is operating on host filesystem instead of container filesystem

I'm using a slightly modified version of the usual docker tramp integration (below) which works fine to complete up to /docker:container_name: but where it goes wrong is it opens files on the host ...
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Use tramp to play remote videos on the local

I use tramp to access my phone through termux and locates the Movies directory /ssh:termux:/storage/emulated/0/Movies: total 162M Superbook - In The Beginning - Season 1 Episode 1 - Full ...
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Default shell path with Tramp from MacOS to Linux

I have a local environment which is MacOS Catalina and a remote environment which is standard Linux. I use tramp to connect to the remote linux machine to work on it. Unfortunately, Catalina now ...
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tramp: $INSIDE_EMACS isn't defined while .bashrc is processed

It seems INSIDE_EMACS can be used to determine if tramp is used. I know I could use test "$TERM" = "dumb" but if [[ -z $INSIDE_EMACS ]]; then is provided by the home-manager tool. If I set tramp-...

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