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Computer A is a laptop with Suse Linux 10.0, it has wiresless internet connection
Computer B is a desktop computer with RedHat5 Enterprise, it has wired internet connection.
I want to transfer some data (~2GB) from computer A to computer B, will that be easy or possible to do? Do I have to make one of these two computers a server? In that case, do I have to have a static IP address for the server?
I in fact have tried to use an external hard drive (not linux formatted) to transfer the data between the two computers. However, after the transfer, some file name changed (like "A" becomes "a", and "B" becomes "b" ). So I am thinking if I can directly transfer the data between the two computers, as they are both linux system, such error might be avoided.
There really are a large number of ways to transfer data between two systems. I think first you will have to explain or describe the network that exists between the two PCs so we can get a better understanding, and tailor the recommendation.
Some tools that come to mind to transfer files are:
cp (or scp)
i don't think there is direct connection between my two computers ( these two computers are bought at different times, and i just installed linux on them). Each computer have access to the internet, just like a normal PC.