An Emacs package which provides a consistent interface for transparent editing of remotely hosted files across a wide range of protocols.

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How to disable auto-save in emacs only for files opened as root

I want to use emacs auto-save feature with tramp, but only for file that I don't open using sudo. My current configuration, based on the tramp documentation, looks like this: ;;;;;;;; BAKUCP ;;;;;;;; ...
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Connect to shared drive from Emacs on Windows 7

I am using emacs-w32.exe, invoked from Cygwin, on a Windows 7 machine. I'm trying to connect to a shared drive that I can otherwise access and write to (e.g., by using the Windows explorer), but I am ...
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Tramp Issue in Emacs 24.4 Installed through Homebrew

I recently installed Emacs 24.4 through homebrew through the command brew install emacs --cocoa I need to edit the files in a remote cluster with two step authentication. To do this I save the ...
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Directly open remote shell with tramp in emacs

I find that the best to run my shells in remote machines in emacs is using TRAMP (using the ssh command in a local shell does not work for my needs). However, I only know how to run a TRAMP shell if I ...
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emacs tramp working with gnome-keyring-daemon

Right now I have gnome-keyring-daemon set to start at login. If I run emacs -q and then open a file on a server using M-x find-file and then enter a file on a remote server such as ...
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Emacs tramp, version control and toggle-read-only

When using emacs 24 w/tramp on remotely RCS-controlled files, the toggle-read-only function (^X^Q) does not issue the usual "This file is under version control, blah, blah". Instead it flips the ...
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Emacs24: tramp does not work with plink anymore

I have been using Emacs+tramp+plink to edit files on remote Unix server since Emacs 22. Recently I upgraded my Emacs to 24, and found it no longer works any more ... it says it found remote shell ...
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Emacs TRAMP not activated with Dired

I've been using TRAMP for a few days now. It works very well for the most part. I can load a remote shell using M-x shell, and ido-mode with find-file works very well remotely as well, which was ...
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Emacs tramp mode - filename auto complete doesn't work

I am using tramp mode in Emacs to edit files over ssh. But the problem is that on remote shell I have aliased ls as "ls --color". Tramp uses ls for auto completion and it is unable to parse color ...
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How to specify for emacs tramp which remote shell to open?

Besides opening remote files, tramp can be used to run a remote shell. Unfortunately, there is a problem. On a local machine i have zsh and on remote server only bash is installed. Issuing M-x shell ...
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How do you copy files from a remote server to a local folder in emacs using dired/tramp?

When I use tramp to open a remote directory (say C-x C-f /ssh:user@example:/somedirectory), it opens up a dired buffer for that remote directory. The problem is that I want to copy directories and or ...
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Slow TRAMP mode in Emacs

How can I make Emacs TRAMP mode faster? I have ControlMaster auto in my SSH config, and it is working: $ time ssh -v debel echo foo OpenSSH_5.6p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8r 8 Feb 2011 debug1: Reading ...
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OSX Emacs FTP Failing

I use Emacs from Bash. I use C-x C-f to FTP into servers, to work on files. From my OSX (10.6.x), I can connect to all of my servers, but one. From Ubuntu, I can connect to all of my servers, period. ...
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Changing the auto-save frequency when editing files via Tramp / SSH

I am using Emacs (23.3.1) with Tramp to edit files on a remote SSH server. Right now these files are being auto-saved / auto-uploaded about once every minute. During each upload, anything I type does ...
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Emacs: Prevent TRAMP connection closing

I'm using emacs with TRAMP ( C-x C-f /ftp:user@site.com:/ ), and randomly, sometimes ten minutes, sometimes, ~12 seconds (no exaggerating) my connection will close (I think). I'll try to type, or list ...
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How can I tell Emacs TRAMP to use specific arguments to ssh?

I'm trying to set up my Emacs TRAMP to access remote files via ssh, and I would like to add some additional arguments to the ssh command that tramp uses for connecting. Is there a way to do this? I ...
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How can I make Emacs TRAMP offer completions from my ~/.ssh/config?

When I want to access remote files over sftp in Emacs using TRAMP, I would like Emacs to offer me completions from the hostnames in my ssh config. How can I do this? For example, if I have two hosts ...
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How to troubleshoot Aquamacs / Emacs - Problems opening files with TRAMP

How to troubleshoot Aquamacs, or I guess standard Emacs troubleshooting techniques should work with Aquamacs too. In this case i'd want just to raise the logging level, but i'm interested in other ...
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Tramp: Waiting for prompts from remote shell

I have an issue with tramp against a specific host when I use ssh-keys for authentication. It works fine when I don't use ssh-key authentication, but I would like to prevent entering the password all ...