I remember using a software called wwwfilesharepro on Windows that allowed me to access any folder through a browser.
Is there a similar way to do this on Ubuntu?
Apache / Lighttpd
Use a web server like
You can enable directory listings in their configuration, which allows the users to browse and download the files.
As I found on Simple Http Server support, Python ships a simple HTTP server - you don't need to install anything.
Just open a terminal,
Then open your browser and access
Not to serve files, but to receive them via HTTP: http://stackp.online.fr/?p=28