transfering files from PClinuxos to Kubuntu computer

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sun Jan 6 14:25:32 GMT 2008


D. Michael McIntyre wrote:

> On Sunday 06 January 2008, Nigel Ridley wrote:
> 
>> You will of course need to read some documentation on how to set it all
>> up - man nfs
>>
>> You could instead think about setting up a local ftp server on the
>> Kubuntu machine.
> 
> NFS is supposed to be great, but the few times I've played with it, I
> couldn't figure out how to set it up quickly enough, and I got bored.
> 
> What I've always done is more secure and easier to use than FTP though.  I
> run the ssh server on any box I want to copy files to, and simply scp or
> rsync files there.

Yeah, I hear you.  In the end, it always seems easier to just use sftp://...
or fish:// (kio slaves rock!).

> This sounds like more of a command line dork kind of approach though, and
> I bet most normal humans would want to get NFS working, so they could drag
> and drop across the network.

Did I just say kio slaves rock?  Drag and drop, too...  With fish: you don't
even need the FTP server.
-- 
derek




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