I have all my files on my brother's PC and now I want to copy them to mine.

Installing a programme didn't help me because it's about 200 GB and takes a long time and sometimes my connection failed.

How can I connect my laptop to my brother's PC with a cable?

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    it's a bit unclear what you're asking. – JoKeR Jun 27 '15 at 8:52
  • Set the Windows PC to export the target directories with SMB (samba) and then connect to your router with a cable. We can't help with the details though, since that involves setting up file sharing on Windows. I suggest you delete this and ask on Super User instead. – terdon Jun 27 '15 at 9:44
  • :D One year and a half later you've accepted! Better late then never! ;-) إن شاء الله – Fabby Jan 19 '17 at 17:34

The easiest (and fastest) way is to buy a crossover cable, plug it into both machines and install NitroShare on both the Windows and Ubuntu System.

On the Windows PC, right-click the NitroShare icon, choose Send Directory and send the directory with your files over to the Ubuntu System...


P.S. If you're short on cash, don't buy the cross-cable and use WiFi (but be patient then...)


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