How can I open html file in local internet browser? I am connected under /ssh://user@server....

I'm thinking about something like firefox file_from_remote_server.

  • If X is forwarded that should work, why don't you just try?
    – Anthon
    Commented Oct 6, 2014 at 15:09
  • How can I open it in Midnight Commander?
    – grogsy
    Commented Oct 6, 2014 at 15:26
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    In a local browser? That would require an application which supports SFTP (and I don't think Firefox does).
    – muru
    Commented Oct 6, 2014 at 15:29
  • You can use lynx for text based internet browser or setup xwindow and then output firefox GUI to your xwindow.
    – Raza
    Commented Oct 6, 2014 at 16:16

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You could use something like SSHFS. Look at e.g.:


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