[ESS] ess-remote

Seb spluque at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 18:55:25 CEST 2012

On Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:22:49 -0400,
Ali Tofigh <alix.tofigh at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:11 PM, Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu> wrote:
>> Two ways:

>> a) use nxclient b) use ssh -X with tramp

>> Although, the last time that I tried b) help was broken; search
>> ESS-help for details.  So, I can only really recommend a).

> I use tramp and it works great for my needs. To get help to work, I
> had to set the R-pager variable to "cat". here is the link to the
> tramp manual: http://www.gnu.org/software/tramp/

Yes, tramp is really comfortable, although I've also noticed the problem
with help, so it's great to hear about pager="cat" option.  It might
make sense to put it in ~/.Rprofile:

if (Sys.getenv("SSH_CONNECTION") != "") options(pager="cat")


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