SSH / SFTP from one machine to another

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Jan 22 23:00:51 UTC 2009

On 01/21/2009 08:58 PM, Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 19:37 -0800, NoOp wrote:
>> That works nicely; however it would be nicer if it showed the progress.
>> For example if from Nautilus I use 'Connect to Server' using ssh I can
>> actually monitor the progress & determine approximately how long the
>> remainder of the transfer will be. I've not been able to do that with
>> rsync.
> There is a --progress rsync switch which gives you an idea of the number
> of files transferred and the progress of the current transfer.  I wrote
> a Perl Tk front-end to rsync to sync my notebook to my backup system
> which actually has a progress bar.  I am glad to share the code if
> anyone is interested.

Yes indeed - I'm interested & thanks for the info re --progress.

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