Questions about cabled networking
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i am new to the linux environment and just experience this problem. There is an important document on my old windows laptop which i have to retrieve. when i connect it to my new linux laptop, i can see we are connected but how do i
1. See the other laptop on the connected network?
2. How do i open and copy the shared document of the other laptop on my new ?
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- Joined: Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:27 am
This sounds like a one-time thing so I would suggest Droopy:
** Install Droopy:
** Find your ip address:
** Open a terminal and run droopy:
EDIT: If you want to change the default "upload to" folder you can specify that with the "-d" switch like this:
** Open up your Internet Browser and enter:
Change 192.168.0.104 to the ip address you found with nm-tool
Once done you will be able to specify which file you want to "upload" to the Mint box:
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