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2 Obtaining Tramp

Tramp is included as part of Emacs (since Emacs 22.1).

Tramp is also freely packaged for download on the Internet at

Tramp development versions are available on Git servers. Development versions contain new and incomplete features.

One way to obtain from Git server is to visit the Savannah project page at the following URL and then clicking on the Git link in the navigation bar at the top.

Another way is to follow the terminal session below:

     $ cd ~/emacs
     $ git clone git://

From behind a firewall:

     $ git config --global http.proxy
     $ git clone

Tramp developers:

     $ git clone

After one of the above commands, ~/emacs/tramp will containing the latest version of Tramp.

To fetch updates from the repository, use git pull:

     $ cd ~/emacs/tramp
     $ git pull

Run autoconf as follows to generate an up-to-date configure script:

     $ cd ~/emacs/tramp
     $ autoconf