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Use vim locally to access GNU R in docker-container

Disclaimer: I posted part of this question here with a focus on how to use Emacs+ESS, but a solution with vim or neovim is also of interest to me. I'm using Debian Stable (currently Buster) to do my ...
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Neovim fail to open file via scp - Undefined variable: b:netrw_method

I am opening a remote file with this command: [n]vim scp://user@host/relative_file Vim (8.2) opens the file correctly, but Neovim (v0.5.0-dev+1186-g8665a96b9) just shows a blank file and a blank ...
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trailing spaces when copying text from vim session in one server to vim session in another server

I have two windows open in tmux(version 2.3). In first tmux window I have a SSH session to server1 and in second tmux window I have a SSH session to server2. In server1 I opened a shell script with ...
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How can I use Vim with rmate?

TextMate 2 introudced rmate, which has become a de-facto standard for editing remote files, with multiple implementations of the remote component and client implementations for other editors, ...
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Vim-based alternative for Emacs tramp-mode

Disclaimer: this question was posted prior to unix.se but, as recommended by a moderator, was reposted here. The original question was not (yet) deleted since some good comments were posted there. I'...
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Can Netrw use [host] type notation to look in .ssh/config and find the host to connect to?

Short Question: This is failing. Is it valid syntax? :tabedit scp://[home]/~/stuff/01234567/update/notes.txt Alternatively, can I easily use a longish somewhat complex shell command in vim to get ...
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No + or * register on Linux (accessed via SSH from macOS)? [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.3 and Vim 8.2. I'm trying to figure out how to access either the * or + clipboard on Ubuntu but it seems like it doesn't exist? After doing "*yy and "+yy on lines of ...
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Vim takes a long time to close over SSH?

While ssh'd into my server, vim hangs for a variable amount of time (about 2 seconds, but can be longer or shorter) when opening and closing. It's worth noting that (to my eyes) the delay is the ...
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copy-paste selection locally when editing files on remote headless server

When connected to a remote headless Linux server via SSH, I want to be able to do 3 things: select text using the mouse and copy the selection into my local X clipboard paste from local X clipboard ...
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How do I unconditionally disable all the "smart" terminal actions in vim

I have already set mouse= and set ttymouse= but I still get it intercepting paste when I'm trying to paste vim commands, like I want it to do some kind of complex :map! .... so I copy that from ...
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how could I use gvim through ssh two hops

I sometimes need to work on remote server which does not have x11 installed and thus I cannot use vim with its full features. I want to work on remote server with the gvim installed to my local ...
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Why is network latency becomes too long when edit in the sshfs mounted files

I mounted the remote server directory to my local machine mount point with sshfs. Thus I could use my local vim to edit my code, it is much faster than editing with the vim installed to the remote ...
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What does "No lines in buffer" mean when editing via scp?

I was using vim scp:// and e scp:// to edit remotes files. Sometimes I failed to open and got message --No lines in buffer--. What does mean and how I should solve?
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Update OS enviroment variables from inside VIM

I use vim inside tmux over an ssh session and I often run into the issue where the $DISPLAY variable gets changed, screwing up my copy-paste. When I log in, $DISPLAY gets assigned to something new: ...
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Why vim scp can't read file on my remote vps? [closed]

Password-free ssh authentication had been set. There is a file /home/test.txt in my remote_ip. vim scp://root@remote_ip//home/test.txt Why vim scp can't read file on my remote vps? vim --version ...
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how to point xdebug back to vim on local host

I'm following the instructions here to setup xdebug on my local machine on vim. Everything went smooth, until I reached this part: To initialize a debugging session, XDebug will attempt to make a ...
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Fugitive Gbrowse while being ssh on a server

I work remotely via ssh on my dev machine which runs a tmux. I want to pipe the output of the Gbrowse back to my laptop. Is there any reasonable way to do that.
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How to find out the default system copy register? [duplicate]

I want to know how to find the default copy register on any machine. I ssh into different machines and use vi. But on some of them the "+ and/or "* registers don't work. Also when I can use my mouse I ...
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System clipboard not working via ssh [duplicate]

I work on a remote server and would like to yank stuff to the server's clipboard. However "+y gives me an error flash (visual terminal bell) and when quitting vim, I can't paste in the terminal. ...
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Navigating using SSH

I know one can use vim scp://host/path/to/file to edit locally remote files then update the remote machine when saving (:w). However I would like to know if it's possible to navigate through ...
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Vim remotely over SSH channel and see the MATLAB figures

I want to ssh into a Linux server from my macbook, and code Matlab, execute my Matlab code and see the figures that are produced by Matlab all through the one single SSH channel. I note that, I don't ...