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A simple server for editing remote files in a browser.

Project Description

This provides a simple web interface for editing files on the server it’s run from. After starting the server, you can open, edit and save files via your web browser of choice. This can be useful if you would like a graphical editor on a remote server where latency makes ssh xforwarding impractical.

pip install -y SimpleWebEditor
python -m SimpleWebEditor

Running the module with no arguments will recursively list all files from the directory you ran it from. You may provide arguments to specify other directories, or even just individual files:

python -m SimpleWebEditor ~/shopping_list.txt
python -m SimpleWebEditor /etc

By default, only connections from the localhost to port 5000 are allowed. We can change this by providing the host and port value.

python -m SimpleWebEditor . 8000
python -m SimpleWebEditor . 9000
python -m SimpleWebEditor /etc 80

Installation from source

Prerequisites for the development installation are the following packages:

  • pip
  • nodejs
git clone
cd SimpleWebEditor
make install
source venv/bin/activate
python -m SimpleWebEditor
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