Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Do you need a plugin to edit sftp files on a remote server with gedit? Which one works best?

What about (non-secure) ftp?

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Dec 19 '11 at 2:08

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

1 Answer 1

up vote 5 down vote accepted

No you don't, you can mount the remote server (sftp or ftp) with nautilus to your local filesystem, then use gedit to edit them like ordinary local files.

share|improve this answer
    
You mean by adding a place? –  B Seven Dec 19 '11 at 1:43
    
@B Seven: Yes, or by simply accessing a sftp://... address from within Gedit. –  grawity Dec 19 '11 at 2:14

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.