I wanna transfer some files from this PC with Ubuntu to a PC with Windows 7 I don't care how to do it (ftp, samba or whatever) I wanna know the steps, I searched a lot but I can't find anything that works. Thank you.
A Quick Way to Share Folders in Ubuntu 11.10
To get started, right-click on the folder you wish to share and select ‘Sharing Options’
When prompted to install Samba services, do it.
After installing Samba services, click ‘Restart session’
Then click ‘Create Share’ to complete the process.
On the Windows machine, go to Start –> All Programs –> Accessories –> run and type the command:
computer name can be ip address of ubuntu machine , to check ip of ubuntu machine , go to ubuntu machine & open terminal & type ifconfig
Type the Ubuntu computer name and the share name of the resource.
You will get a prompted to enter your credentials. Type your Ubuntu username and password and click ‘OK’
Now try again to access the shares from your Windows machine
A Quick Way To Transfer files From Ubuntu To Windows
On Ubuntu Machine install openssh-server
after installing go to windows machine & download / install FileZilla & open it
Host = Ubuntu Machine Ip address
Username = Your Ubuntu Machine Username
Password = You Username Password
Port = 22
Done Now you can easily transfer files from Windows to Ubuntu OR Ubuntu to windows
Find your IP on the source computer, e.g.
Create a server in a directory that contains the file you want to transfer:
On the receiving computer, open a browser, and visit:
Now you can navigate through directories to the file you want.
I'm not sure if this method is fast / robust, but it is one of the simplest to setup and portable.
Faster alternatives are discussed at: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12905426/what-is-a-faster-alternative-to-pythons-simplehttpserver
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