[ubuntu-uk] Wirelessly exchanging files
jakebunce at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 10 12:29:46 BST 2008
Cross over patch lead....?
2008/9/10 Thomas Ibbotson <thomas.ibbotson at gmail.com>
> Bruce Beardall wrote:
> > Hi All
> > A friend and myself at work are looking to exchange files between our
> > two laptops wirelessly. Security concerns at work mean we can't
> > necessarily use the network and it would be a bit laborious to use
> > burn discs and pass them back and forth constantly. He's using Vista
> > and I'm running Hardy. Wireless on both laptops works fine but it's
> > not something I've done before.
> > Any suggestions on how I should go about it?
> If I understand correctly you probably want to set up an ad-hoc network,
> information on doing this can be found here:
> I tried to do this at home once, it didn't work and I never worked out
> why. Apparently only some wifi cards support creating ad-hoc networks.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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