[ubuntu-uk] Filezilla Issue

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 5 09:37:46 UTC 2012

On 4 January 2012 22:11, Nigel Verity <nigelverity at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I use Filezilla to transfer files around my home network. Normally, when
> setting up a transfer, I can identify each target device in the "Server
> Name" field by its host name. However I've recently acquired a new PC and,
> when running Filezilla on it, can only identify the target device by its IP
> address. I can't for the life of me remember what I've done in the past to
> ensure the target device host names are recognised. Can anybody enlighten
> me?

I don't know about Filezilla but if the machine's name is dumbo then
you should be able to reference it by dumbo.local in any app.  For
example you can use
ssh dumbo.local
to ssh to it.


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