networking ?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Fri Sep 7 07:19:20 UTC 2007

Karl Auer wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 01:45 -0400, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>> Dennis wrote:
>>> I would like to access files on my Desktop from my laptop.    Can anyone
>>> explain how I can do this or to a site that will explain this in simple
>>> detail.
>> See
>> for a full command-line tutorial.  However, you can probably just
>> install the packages they say (using Synaptic if you want) and do the
>> rest by GUI.
> If you can log in via ssh from one machine to the other, and require
> only lightweight access, consider sshfs.

That's also an option, assuming you don't need to fine-grain which files
are accessible, and performance isn't a huge issue.

> I think it works out of the box in feisty:

If I recall correctly, the SSH server is not installed by default.
Install the package openssh-server on any machine you want to log /into/.

Matt Flaschen

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