Share files between Linux Mint

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Cap
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Share files between Linux Mint

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I do not want to share files with Microsoft Windows. I only want to share files between two Linux Mint computers. Do I have to use Samba?

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Re: Share files between Linux Mint

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Cap wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:49 am
Do I have to use Samba?
No. You can also use nfs, which is probably far less troublesome.
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I use Dukto. It works on everything, Linux, Windows, Mac, Android, and a computer receives a file that is sent to it, it can't "grab" anything or even see anything, only what it is given.

Install it on every computer you might want to give files to and when started it on the computers, the 3rd panel down (or more panels if more computers) is the computer that the files can be sent to. Click on it and then simply drag files or folders over to Dukto and they go to that other computer. A very large file or folder might take a bit of time, otherwise it appears instantaneous.

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Re: Share files between Linux Mint

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RollyShed wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:05 am
I use Dukto.
That's file transfer. The poster explicitly stated file sharing. The two are distinctly different.
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Why not use native SSH? Just go to folder you want to share and set up the share options. Then go to the other PC and access via your file manager natively. Should show up under the network tab. Click on it, fill in user/password and it will mount.
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The easy way is to use samba. Just right click on a folder, e.g. /home/you/Public and select sharing options. If needed, mint will install samba. Painless.
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One more option is to use SimpleHTTPServer.
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Re: Share files between Linux Mint

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Are nfs shares only reachable from the local network?
Does sharing folders with nfs create security issues from the Internet?

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