transfering files from PClinuxos to Kubuntu computer

Graham grahamtodd2 at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 6 07:33:17 GMT 2008


On Sat, 05 Jan 2008 12:42:35 -0500
Eric <ejazzkatt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is there an easy way to network them together so that I can transfer 
> files between them? Most of the time I would want to transfer from
> the PClinuxOs machine to the other.
[snipped]

I don't know as I've never tried this except on Ubuntu and Debian based
systems (and PCLinuxOS uses an .rpm packaging system), but if you are
talking about files rather than applications, try a firewire link.

You will need firewire ports in both computers (so this usually means
installing a firewire card in each) and a firewire cable to connect
them.  It works well for me connecting a PowerMac to a Kubuntu Gutsy
machine, and Edubuntu to the same Kubuntu Gutsy machine.

By why mess about with a networking solution when usb memory sticks are
so inexpensive these days?

-- 

Graham Todd




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