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Just loaded Fedora v23 onto two Dell Latitudes for a simple proof of concept test (I ultimately want to be able to send files via FTP between the 2 laptops). I did not want to install onto hard-drive (for specific work-related issues... i.e. work does not allow me to modify hard-drives on laptops "too much")... So, I installed from CD and configured them to boot from USB. That is working fine, the two computers can ping each other fine but I have a few questions:
1. They both boot (from USB) to the command prompt, how can I get them to boot into the GUI? This is not a major show-stopper as I can work from command line, if needed....
2. Should Fedora recognize another USB stick, if I install a blank USB stick into another port on laptops? (how should USB sticks be formatted? Is NTFS OK?
3. If so, I then want to FTP files from the USB stick on one laptop, over to usb stick on the other laptop. How can I do this?
Last edited by jcianchetta; 12-21-2015 at 12:57 PM.
Thanks, bradvan! regarding ftp... initially, I want send files "unecrypted" to test a theory I am trying to demonstrate. So instead of using ssh, I think would need to use FTP. So regarding inserting a USB stick with the file I want to send, was wondering if the Fedora servers will 'recognize' a USB stick on-the-fly or will I need to configure USB somehow. Also, how would I handle the syntax regarding ftp to and from a USB stick (remember, this config is just a test-bed that booted from USB drive (i.e. no access to local hard drive).