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Re: Connect linux PC to linux PC

The elder gods, manifesting through Andy Green, recently decreed:

> Forget everything else, use scp.
> scp username hostname:/path/to/things localdestinationpath
> to copy the remote file to the local PC

SCP is indeed the superior route, in my opinion.

> If you have KDE on your notebook or desktop, you can use the ultra-cool
> fish:// protocol to view and drag and drop files from the remote PC
> using ssh so it is all encrypted.
> For example, in konqueror
> fish://username hostname/path/to/things
> Will, after getting a password from you, show you the directory listing
> of /path/to/things on the remote computer hostname, with you "logged in"
> on the remote computer as "username".
> That directory listing follows all the same semantics as a local
> directory listing, you can delete files (according to the privs owned by
> the username you "logged in" with on the fish:// line) drag and drop and
> so on.
> It doesn't need KDE on the remote computer either, so you can get all
> these convenient powers of management in local konqueror even on a
> headless server in another country.  Really cool!

Wow, I had no idea such a thing as Fish even existed!  Well, you learn
something new every day.

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--"Angel", Season 4 ep. 1

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