SSH between computers on LAN

steve sfreilly at
Sat Jan 24 00:58:02 UTC 2009

Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> Brian wrote:
>> On Fri 23 Jan 2009 at 15:03:44 -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>>     I have sshd on this Hardy on my big computer and it works fine when 
>>> I ssh to it from my laptop with Intrepid. It goes through 2 routers and 
>>> still works fine. But I can't get it to transfer files between the 2 
>>> computers.
>> Apologies for not answering your question directly but an alternative to
>> play with is netcat. See here:
>> I had to alter the nc commands slightly and use the -p option to specify
>> the port to use.
>     Hi and thanks for the new idea. But I just proved that this does not 
> work well:
> I put the laptop on a wire port of the second router. This router plugs 
> into the first router and this computer is plugged into the first 
> router. So now both computers are on wired Internet. I can ping this 
> computer from the laptop and it is perfect. Now I ping the laptop from 
> this computer and it fails totally. So there is a problem I'm not aware of.
> Karl

can both computers access the net?

never used adsl so not familiar with the modem, is it a router too?, and
then you have another router behind that? or is it a hub?

Steve Reilly

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