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I've got my files (mostly text/code, nothing of heavy like videos etc.) in a directory on a remote server which I can only access by means of SSH. Can I mount it on my laptop to use it seamlessly from all the applications (incl command-line ones)?

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Yes indeed, you can! It's called sshfs. Here's a little tutorial.

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sshfs is great. In fact, it's the only remote-file-access method Ubuntu offers that I find works reliably. – koanhead Nov 9 '10 at 15:35

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