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Old 08-29-2014, 02:16 PM   #1
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How to copy file from linux (using putty) to my local computer

I have a virtual linux machine running my spam software. I need a file from that virtual machine. I want it copied to my local computer. I am using putty from my local PC to access the virtual linux box. I can change to the directory /var/support and I can see the file using ls. I just don't know how to get that file to my local computer. I have googled but must not be putting the correct search terms.
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if you are using putty for ssh (secure shell), then you can copy over that protocol too, using scp (secure copy). So you need to use (and therefore install if you don't have it already) some version of scp on your host computer - howto do that depends on what operating system the host computer is running (which you did not say).



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