Moving files between computers can be secure. Explore ways of transferring files to and from your Ubuntu system.
- [Narrator] When you're sitting in front of a system,…it's easy to move files back and forth…with a USB drive or some other kind of media.…But if all you have is a text terminal,…how do you get a file from your local machine…to the remote machine and vice versa?…Well, someone's thought of that.…So, luckily, SSH supports file transfer…in two different ways.…Though it would be really convenient to just…drag and drop a file on the terminal and have it upload,…we do need to use a separate command…to send data to and request it from the remote machine.…These commands, which are installed alongside SSH on…Macs and Linux machines,…are SFTP and SCP.…
There are also graphical clients available…for all major platforms that support SFTP,…or SSH File Transfer Protocol,…and allow you to drag and drop files easily,…though not directly in the terminal window.…A good choice that's available for free for all platforms…is called Filezilla,…and there are others that are more specific…to individual platforms.…At the command line, SFTP works like the older software…
- Exploring filesystems
- Installing Linux on a physical or virtual machine
- Working with files, directories, and links
- Finding files
- Handling input/output redirection
- Comparing text files and non-text files
- Compressing and decompressing files
- Configuring file permissions
- Managing the root account
- Accessing the command line remotely
- Transferring files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Install and Log Into Ubuntu
System documentation11m 21s
2. Working with Files in the Terminal
3. Security and Administration
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