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Old 04-07-2008, 06:32 AM   #1
Linuxfan0001
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how to use uucp command


I am using uucp command to copy some files to remote machine as following:
uucp /root/common/wintolinux.cpp '172.20.107.67!/root/common' returns
uucp:mkdir(/var/spool/uucp): Permission denied error
(uucp /root/common/wintolinux.cpp 172.20.107.67!/root/common gives !/root/common event not found error)
Please help
am i going wrong in using the command/is there some system problem
 
Old 04-07-2008, 07:20 AM   #2
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I'm not sure about uucp... I've not seen it used or even mentioned for a long time. Personally, I'd use scp, which has the advantage of encrypting authentication and data over the network, although that might not be something you care about, and there is an overhead in terms of CPU usage.
 
Old 04-07-2008, 07:21 AM   #3
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Why don't you use scp for copying files?

Last edited by Zmyrgel; 04-07-2008 at 07:22 AM. Reason: slower at typing than matthewg42
 
Old 04-07-2008, 11:48 PM   #4
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i have now changed the permission rights of /var/spool now uucp is giving system not found error.. when i can actually ping the system..
 
  


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