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Old 03-14-2011, 11:51 PM   #1
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Question Transfer files between Linux based OS and Windows OS without any service?


Kindly read the complete question I know this question has been asked repeatedly

Is there a way to Transfer files between Linux based OS & Windows OS Without using SCP, FTP, TFTP, HTTP, USB, Netcat or samba share?
 
Old 03-15-2011, 12:06 AM   #2
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Sure, I do it all the time. It's called a Flash Drive or USB stick. Insert stick in to USB port, copy files to stick, remove stick and put it in other machine copy file from stick to machine. This is usable Linux to Windows, Windows to Linux and you could even add other OS's to the mix.

You could also burn to CD/DVD, even floppy would work assuming both machines have floppy drives.

If you mean on the same computer. Then ntfs-3g will do the job in most cases.

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Old 03-15-2011, 12:46 AM   #3
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Kindly read the complete question I know this question has been asked repeatedly

Is there a way to Transfer files between Linux based OS & Windows OS Without using SCP, FTP, TFTP, HTTP, USB, Netcat or samba share?
chrisretusn, I think he mentioned without USB. I think it would be better for us to answer if you say what your goal is.
 
Old 03-15-2011, 02:04 AM   #4
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Kindly read the complete question I know this question has been asked repeatedly

Is there a way to Transfer files between Linux based OS & Windows OS Without using SCP, FTP, TFTP, HTTP, USB, Netcat or samba share?
Sure, just mount the windows drive after attaching it to your *nix machine and copy 'em over like you usually would.
 
Old 03-15-2011, 02:14 AM   #5
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I think tanveer has a good point.

1. are the 2 OSes on the same machine or separate?
2. why can't you use one of those techniques?
3. is this a homework qn?
 
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Thanks for every one who responded to this question.

Well I was challenged with this question all the possible solution I could think of was denied. So I was wondering if there is some other means.

I did try to come up with USB as one of the answer, However the two machines are on two different continents with a public IP on them.

Then I came out with netcat, well even this was denied and I was asked from another method well I don't have any more options now on my head that is why I turned to this forum.
 
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Other options could be https, sshfs, nfs, rcp, write your own code, rsync ... I'm sure there are others.

1. not sure if MS supports sshfs
2. I prob wouldn't use disk sharing eg Samba, nfs, sshfs over that distance; really more of a LAN soln
 
Old 03-16-2011, 12:27 AM   #8
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I did try to come up with USB as one of the answer, However the two machines are on two different continents with a public IP on them.
If it is not sensible data you could upload the files to dropbox or advrive and download them from the other machine. dropbox and adrive are arbitrary examples.
 
Old 03-16-2011, 02:15 AM   #9
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Thanks for every one's support :-)
 
Old 11-11-2011, 03:57 PM   #10
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Copy from Linux to Windows using USB-stick

I have a similar problem.
I want to copy files from a Linux computer to a Windows system using a USB stick.
This stick is fromatted under Windows. I have mounted it on Linux and can see and open the files.
I try to copy a file (or a whole map) but when trying to paste on the USB stick, this command is dimmed.
What do I have to do?
 
  


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