In Windows, you need to resort to other programs like WinSCP or Filezilla to visually browse ssh shares. In Linux, file managers natively support this.
First add your ssh key to the agent:
Next, for convenience, create a config file so you can use aliases to connect.
Eg: To connect to 22.214.171.124 as root, we will use the alias ovh. So config file looks like this:
Host ovh Hostname 126.96.36.199 User root Port 22
Now open a file manager, and in the address bar type this:
It will momentarily show the root directory of the remote server. You can now edit remote scripts on your favorite locally installed IDEs. Enjoy!
Thunar seems slow for this. Nemo is perfect.
Joel G Mathew, known in tech circles by the pseudonym Droidzone, is an opensource and programming enthusiast.
His favorite pastime is grappling with GNU compilers, discovering newer Linux secrets, writing scripts, hacking roms, and programs (nothing illegal), reading, blogging. and testing out the latest gadgets.
When away from the tech world, Dr Joel G. Mathew is a practising ENT Surgeon, busy with surgeries and clinical practise.