[ESS] Questions on Section 3.3

Marius Hofert marius.hofert at uwaterloo.ca
Sun May 17 23:21:45 CEST 2015

On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 1:03 PM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >>> Marius Hofert on Sun, 17 May 2015 09:13:18 -0400 wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  > 1) In Section 3.3 on
>  > http://ess.r-project.org/Manual/ess.html#Multiple-ESS-processes the
>  > command 'C-x f /ssh:user at host: RET' is mentioned. Shouldn't C-x f be
>  > C-x C-f (via find file) or C-x d (via dired)?
> Doesn't matter. Just open a file or dir on a remote.

Hi Vatalie,

sure... just wanted to point it out in case you want to correct it on
the website.

>  > 2) When I then (= after 'C-x C-f /ssh:user at host: RET') fire-up R via
>  > M-x R, nothing happens (the minibuffer remains frozen at the state
> That should not be. Interrupt with C-g

... that's the only thing I can do anyways.

> and look for *R* buffer to see
> what it says.

There are no *R* buffers (except those I have open locally).

> It might be that your R program on the remote is not
> found.

It is found... I can easily ssh to the machine via terminal and the
start R via 'R' (attached a screenshot of that). Hmmm... do you have
any other ideas?

Thanks & cheers,

>    Vitalie
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