Endorsement of a wonderful tool: SSHFS
jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Wed May 20 14:16:11 BST 2009
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Brian Fahrlander wrote:
>> Then I crossed paths with SSHFS. If I have an ssh connection to the
>> remote machine, including a login/password, I can share files from that
>> machine. And it's taking much more to write this message than it did to
>> set it up! If you reach it by ssh, you can use it's files remotely!
> Handy - but I use KDE and have been able to browse files via SSH for just-
> about-forever, using fish: or sftp:. What do I gain from sshfs?
It mounts the remote file system like another file system, so is
*completely* transparent to all applications. fish: or sftp: only work
from within konqueuror and certain KDE apps. Anything can use sshfs. I
tend to use mostly at the command line... ;)
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