My .emacs (literate PDF file).
I use Emacs.
Welcome to the wiki! I must confess that when I got started with Tramp, I got several weird lockups, and eventually I gave up. I should try it again. – AlexSchroeder
I did as well. I found that I had to set the prompt pattern to be less restrictive:
(setq tramp-default-method "ssh"
tramp-shell-prompt-pattern "^[^#$>\n]*[#$%>)] *")