Viewing Remote Files Differences

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Tue Apr 6 15:06:34 UTC 2010

On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 9:02 PM, MirJafar Ali <mirjafarali at> wrote:
>> Are there any good visual tools to display differences in files on two
>> remote machines.

> Not sure what 'visual' means in this case, but I'd use
> ==> vimdiff scp://machine1//etc/network/interfaces
> scp://machine2//etc/network/interfaces
> and get a clear view of the differences.

I should have mentioned - This likely would require a full-vim install
rather than a tiny-vim one to get proper highlighted differences.
I keep forgetting Ubuntu ships with a crippled version.


Hey, it's your computer.... isn't it?

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