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Old 10-29-2006, 12:08 AM   #1
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transfering files from windows to linux


What program may I use to transfer files from my windows computer to linux and vice versa?


For some reason windows is not behaving properly with file sharing and I'm tired of playing around with that which is going no where.

Thank you
 
Old 10-29-2006, 01:01 AM   #2
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WinSCP is a nice, graphical sftp client.
 
Old 10-29-2006, 03:04 AM   #3
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Check out Samba to share files between windows and linux.
 
Old 10-30-2006, 09:37 PM   #4
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Try using a USB stick. Many linux distro today will automount a USB stick pretty much like Windows.
 
Old 10-30-2006, 10:06 PM   #5
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Try using a USB stick.
Yup... that's the easiest way (in my opinion). And if you have lots of files, burn a CD/DVD. It will serve as a nice backup copy as well (assuming you want to transfer the files because they are important files).

Other options:
create a FAT32 partition (if you have space) because Windows and Linux can read/write them.

attach a file to an email addressed to yourself in Windows and download the attachment in Linux.
 
Old 11-03-2006, 04:47 AM   #6
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What program may I use to transfer files from my windows computer to linux and vice versa?


For some reason windows is not behaving properly with file sharing and I'm tired of playing around with that which is going no where.

Thank you
You should configure the vsftp file on your linux and start the vsftp server. Then install ftp program on your windows computer.
From the ftp on the windows you can connect to your linux and transfer your files between the two machines.
 
  


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