Transferring Files to New Ubuntu System
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 18:25:58 UTC 2008
Anthony M. Rasat wrote:
>> Okay, I go a crossover cable; installed >ssh server on the Ubuntu (host
>> or destination system); and restarted >sshd. the source/client system had
>> ssh client installed.
>> however, when trying to connect >from the client system I got the >following:
>> ssh: dell-desktop: Temporary failure >in name resolution
>> lost connection
>> (dell-desktop is the pre-configured >hostname.)
>> What am I missing?
> I'm saving you from headache:
> 1) Make sure you can reach destination's IP address using ping:
> ping <destination IP>
> 2) To ssh destination desktop (pre-configured dell-desktop):
> ssh -l <username> <destination IP>
> 3) To transfer via sftp:
> sftp <username>@<destination IP>
> Sftp works like ftp so my guess is you will probably wants some sort of ftp client for this. I'm not exactly sure nautilus can sftp (I prefer other apps that I knew since long) but Krusader can sftp using "fish://<username>@<destination IP>" format in its address bar.
Since he is using a cross-over cable, I do not think he can ping the
other computer. In fact a cross-over cable went out with the serial
cable a few years ago. What am I missing?
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