connect two computers for file sharing
dgvirtual at akl.lt
Mon Nov 6 08:17:00 UTC 2006
Hey, thank you both.
I used samba for a while now, but also was concerned about the security. And
right, I can use ssh server as a constantly running daemon, and then create a
hole in each firewall for access from just that particular ip address. I
think that is the way to do it.
šeštadienis 04 lapkritis 2006 23:07, Matthew Copple rašė:
> Some additional information for you on OpenSSH:
> 1. openssh-client is already installed on your Kubuntu system. You will
> need openssh-server, however, if you intend on receiving SSH connections
> (that is, using a remote computer to log into your machine).
> 2. There are two great how-tos on SSH on the Ubuntu wiki:
> The SSHHowto https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHHowto
> The Advanced SSH page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AdvancedOpenSSH
> By using ssh-agent and public key authentication (both of which are
> explained in the how-tos above), you can easily create a secure method of
> file transfer.
> Matthew Copple
> mcopple at gmail.com
> On Saturday 04 November 2006 13:36, Jordi Ferrando wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Choose a network for you locally administrated network (not public
> > internet IPs)
> > One valid range could be:
> > 192.168.0.x
> > Means you can assign IPs from 192.168.0.1 to 192.168.0.254
> > You can't assign IP 192.168.0.0 (this is not valid, '0' terminated means
> > network) and 192.168.0.255 (this one is for the "broadcast".
> > Choose: 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.0.2
> > The network mask is 255.255.255.0 in this case for all computers in your
> > network.
> > Install openssh-server and openssh-client packages in both computers
> > Then, using konqueror, type the url: sftp://email@example.com or
> > sftp://firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Additional networking can be achieved using SAMBA (Microsoft file
> > sharing) and NFS (traditional Unix Network File System, has security
> > problems).
> > Hope it helps.
> > Donatas G. escribió:
> > > How do I connect two computers for file transfer under kubuntu dapper?
> > >
> > > They both have lan cards and I can connect them using a lan cable, but
> > > after that - I am lost :)
> > >
> > > First I guess I have to assign both computers manual IPs, and then?
> > > What packages should I install to make full use of the KDE built in
> > > file sharing (I mean, the System settings module Sharing > file sharing
> > > and the options that become available upon selecting Properties of a
> > > directory in a konqueror window... Is there a howto about this
> > > anywhere?
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