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Re: auto tab complete
That's what I was fishing for. and the comment about sh and cmd not
supporting it was exactly what I was wondering (I just didn't know it
yet :) ). "shell at home is bash with completion set up" - I guess my
next question is what did you have to do to set it up besides just
using the executable?
While it is true that it is the remotely running shell that may or may
not provide filename completion, jwaterbrook is not running a shell
session - he's running an ftp session (I assume that sftp is secure ftp).
Now ncftp is yet another ftp client and it does provide for filename
completion with the tab key. How exactly it does it I don't know (I
suspect in response to a tab character for filename completion it uses
ftp to get the directory listing then figures out just how far to got in
completing the filename itself - IOW not by relying on any software
running on the remote machine).
So ncftp would solve his problem, except that I suspect, since he's
using sftp he's concerned about security and wants his ftp session
encrypted(?). If that be the case then I'm not sure that ncftp encrypts
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