[ESS] Using ssh from within emacs 22 to connect to another computer and run ess-remote

Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Aug 27 19:03:25 CEST 2008

Kasper Daniel Hansen wrote:
> I may be completely outdated, but this is what I do.
> Start a shell inside Emacs (M-x shell ). Switch to shell process and ssh 
> to the appropriate server. Start R. Now execute ess-remote (M-x 
> ess-remote). This tells Emacs/ESS that the shell process is really just 
> an R process. You now have R running.
> Only caveat was that last time I used it (and that is some time ago), 
> sometimes C-c C-c would stop the ssh connection instead of just stopping R.
> Kasper

Two minor points.  Kasper's description works for me with XEmacs.

1. I could not get C-c C-c to stop the ssh connection

2. On XEmacs, you can also create a ssh connection with M-x ssh
and then do a M-x ess-remote

Doesn't that work on Emacs?  I'm glad I don't use it :o)


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