[ubuntu-uk] Sharing files and folders between two 14.04 machines
jp.oliver at ntlworld.com
Fri Oct 17 13:12:01 UTC 2014
On 17/10/14 14:08, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 17 October 2014 10:52, Alan Lord <alanslists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Err it is really quite trivial (assumes you already have openssh-server
>> installed on the destination host as you said you have).
>> In the file browser (nautilus) click "Connect to server".
>> In the Server Address box type:
>> sftp://othermachinename.local [optionally add /any/path/you/want/to/specify]
>> If you are connecting as a different user to the other machine enter
>> click connect.
>> As it is all on your home network, I'd choose the "save password for ever"
>> option and once it has connected, click the tool cog thingy and choose
>> "Bookmark this location"
> I did not know that Nautilus could do that.
> But why run ssh on your own internal LAN? What's the point of encrypting it?
You might not want other LAN users to (in theory) intercept the data as
it moves across the LAN (whether wired or wireless).
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