[Beowulf] OT, X11 editor which works well for very remote systems?

Deng Xiaodong xd.deng.r at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 16:22:57 PDT 2018

In this case I would think SSH + nano/vi may be better choice as the data
transited is less.

Another way to bypass may be to use scp to copy files between your remote
and local machines then edit locally?

On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 05:28 David Mathog <mathog at caltech.edu> wrote:

> Off Topic.
> I need to do some work on a system 3000 miles away.  No problem
> connecting to it with ssh or setting X11 forwarding, but the delays are
> such that my usual editor (nedit) spends far too much time redrawing to
> be useful.  Resizing a screen is particularly painful.
> Are there any X11 GUI editors that are less sensitive to these issues?
> If not I will just use nano or vim.
> Thanks,
> David Mathog
> mathog at caltech.edu
> Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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