SSH / SFTP from one machine to another

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Wed Jan 21 18:37:56 UTC 2009

H.S. wrote:
> Pete Clapham wrote:
>> Hi, all --
>> Can anybody tell me the syntax by which I would SFTP (or FTP) a complete
>> file hierarchy from one Ubuntu machine to another?
>> Thanks
> You have been give a few solutions, here is a GUI one. In Gnome you can
> connect to a network from Places menu and see the remote machine's
> folders and files in a Nautilus window. You can then drag/drop files
> between your local and remote machines via the GUI. One can do similar
> think in Konqueror by going by browsing to fish://username@remote.machine.
> I personally use scp and rsync and have used the GUI methods a few times.

I think Filezilla has the ability to do this.

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