Using ESS-Remote

July 1, 2013

(This article was first published on Category: R | Everything Counts, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

If you use R and ssh into other machines a lot, e.g. for doing some big data stuff on ec2, ess-remote is a great tool. Just use M-x ssh to ssh into the remote machine, then launch R. Now just M-x ess-remote and you can use the R process just like a local process! Productivity win. Also see this
if you´re using screen.

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