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  1. MaDsK1LLz

    MaDsK1LLz New Member

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    does anyone have an idea on how i can transfer files from my desktop to my laptop? i have a wireless router and i have plenty of network cables. :x:
     
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    FTP or Samba...
     
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    Get 2 MSN messenger accounts, log into 1 on 1 PC and one on the other, transfer the files and voila!
     
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    scp localfile remote_ip:.
     
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    DaIceMan Jack Bauer > *.*

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    copy/paste
     
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    how? :wtc:
     
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    DaIceMan Jack Bauer > *.*

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    ^^ same article I was about to link to.
     
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    you do not need a crossover cable when using a wireless router. You can use the wireless link, or use patch cables to the switch (that I assume is built-into your router)
     
  12. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    am i missing something, why not just set up a network? can you connect a computer to the router via cat5 wire, or only wireless?
     
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    ... are you tired? Or drunk? I mean, that's EXACTLY what we're talking about (setting up a network ) :mamoru: :ugh: :coolugh:
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    but people are talking about FTP, using MSN, why not just use windows?
     
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    what is more commonly known as windows file sharing is "samba". Personally, I find FTP to yield much more reliable service and faster data transfers, but samba is an acceptable sharing medium. The link I provided was to setup samba sharing.
     
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    Everyone is giving you solutions that take more work than really needed. Just use a crossovercable to directly connect the 2 pc's. From there just add them to the same workgroup, share whatever files you'd like, and go at it.
     
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    not every computer has two network cards. if h'e got the router, i'd use that.
     
  18. xheliox

    xheliox It's Good To Be King

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    *sigh*

    Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients (read Windows). Samba is freely available under the GNU General Public License. Mostly found in Linux and *BSD distributions.

    SMB & CIFS are the protocols Windows uses to file share. It's not called "Samba" and no where on that link you presented uses the word "Samba".
     
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    I suggested MSN because i always suggest the simplest way to my clients, there's no sense in complicating things ... especially trying to explain something over the internet.
     
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    xheliox It's Good To Be King

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    Furthermore... quoted from Samba.org: Samba is software that can be run on a platform other than Microsoft Windows, for example, UNIX, Linux, IBM System 390, OpenVMS, and other operating systems. Samba uses the TCP/IP protocol that is installed on the host server. When correctly configured, it allows that host to interact with a Microsoft Windows client or server as if it is a Windows file and print server.
     
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    Unplug modem, connect the two pc's via crossover, transfer 10gb of files in around 20 mins. Plug modem back in, and resume normal internet usage. teh win. Of course there is a tiny bit of configuration, but nonetheless, still quite simple. A router would work too though.
     
  22. Why the FUCK would you want to use SAMBA? thats like an extra step to setup and configure! already from the sounds of this dudes question he is prob a noob. if he cant get Windows File and Printer sharing than i highly doubt that setting up SAMBA would make it easier! and FTP???? WTF? just as bad.
    Just use FIle and Printer sharing. Right-click on disk/folder, enable sharing. make sure both comps in switch and on smae subnet, VIOLA!
     
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    File and Printer sharing is SMB, dumbass.
     
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    xheliox It's Good To Be King

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    That's not what you told him to do, dumbass.
     
  25. SAMBA <> SMB, hookfork. File and Printing Sharing and SAMBA are 'services' that uses the 'protocol' SMB.
    Get it straight when you try to diss.
     

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