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tutorials:node5.html [2011/04/30 20:03]
georg [4.8.1 FTP]
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georg
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 Use scp like you would use cp, but it can copy from one computer to another. Use scp like you would use cp, but it can copy from one computer to another.
  
-For example, if I want to copy myfile.cpio.bz2 on my computer into the tmp directory in my account on SDF, I would run this: <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​scp myfile.cpio.bz2 gms@freeshell.org:​tmp/​<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​. The scp program will probably prompt me for my password, then it will copy the file.+For example, if I want to copy myfile.cpio.bz2 on my computer into the tmp directory in my account on SDF, I would run this: ''​scp myfile.cpio.bz2 gms@freeshell.org:​tmp/​''​. The scp program will probably prompt me for my password, then it will copy the file.
  
-Run <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​man scp<​nowiki>"</​nowiki> ​to get more information about using scp.+Run ''​man scp'' ​to get more information about using scp.
  
 In my experience, scp takes longer than ftp to transfer files, & it gives up easily. If either computer or the network is slow, scp gives up quickly. So I prefer ftp. In my experience, scp takes longer than ftp to transfer files, & it gives up easily. If either computer or the network is slow, scp gives up quickly. So I prefer ftp.
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 The other popular editor on unix is vi. I don't use vi much. Two web sites that discuss it are Mastering the VI editor at the Department of Engineering at the university of Hawaii, and the Vi Lovers Home Page.  The other popular editor on unix is vi. I don't use vi much. Two web sites that discuss it are Mastering the VI editor at the Department of Engineering at the university of Hawaii, and the Vi Lovers Home Page. 
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