how to transfer files between 2 linux computers

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Thu Dec 8 20:48:06 UTC 2011


On 09/12/11 06:34, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 12/08/2011 08:49 AM, Abhishek Dixit wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 10:54 AM, Mark Widdicombe
>> <markwiddicombe at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> On 8 December 2011 07:19, Abhishek Dixit<abhidixit87 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   I Can easily access via nautilus gui the windows share
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> It automatically gets mounted at /media
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> deel at ubuntu:/media$ ls -l
>>>> total 16
>>>> drwx------ 1 deel deel 16384 2011-11-16 10:33 New Volume
>>>> deel at ubuntu:/media$ sudo chmod 755 New\ Volume/
>>>> deel at ubuntu:/media$ ls -l
>>>> total 16
>>>> drwx------ 1 deel deel 16384 2011-11-16 10:33 New Volume
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> If you notice in above even after changing permissions the permissions
>>>> have not changed.
>>>> What could be the reason and how can I change the permissions?
>>>>
>>> If the file system is formatted as NTFS or FAT (i.e. Windows 
>>> filesystems)
>>> you can't change the permissions because Windows file systems don't use
>>> Linux/UNIX permissions.
>>>
>> Yes this is formatted as Windows File Systems...so what can be a
>> solution for the above situation?
>>
> Change permissions to the directory and contents from within Windows? Ric

If you re trying to access (write/execute) Windows files from a Linux 
distro then in fstab set 'fmask=0111' and 'dmask=0000' for those 
Window's partitions.

BC

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