SSH / SFTP from one machine to another

Lubbers, Nicholas nlubbers at
Wed Jan 21 14:07:07 UTC 2009

scp -r /path/to/file username at remotepc:/destination/file

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[mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Giuseppe
Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:54 AM
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Subject: Re: SSH / SFTP from one machine to another

2009/1/21 Pete Clapham <peteclapham at>:
> Hi, all --
> Can anybody tell me the syntax by which I would SFTP (or FTP) a
> file hierarchy from one Ubuntu machine to another?
> Thanks

For the command syntaxes, let me to point you to the related man pages.

man sftp   and   man ftp


Giuseppe Fuggiano

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