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Re: [vox-tech] windows-linux connection

On Tuesday, November 29, 2011, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On 11/29/2011 03:18 PM, Dylan Beaudette wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a windoze computer and linux box sitting next to each other on
> > my desk. One is a government computer, locked-down and on a secured
> > network, the other on a DSL connection to the internet. I can get the
> > windows computer to talk to the linux box over the internet, but it is
> > far too slow for most things. The windows computer does have a
> > wireless card, that can connect to any access point.
> >
> > I can live with semi-slow SSH access, however, I have large files to
> > move around. Are there any ways to connect these machines via USB for
> > file-transfers? Any other ideas?
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Dylan
> What about a read/write samba share on the Linux box. If they are both 
> on the same access point the windows box would probably be able to see 
> it, you can even fake add the Linux box to the same domain and use the 
> same user in the samba config.
> Otherwise if the data isn't super sensitive - dropbox? webdav running on 
> the linux box? and last filezilla running on an usb stick on the windows 
> machine (if you can't install it).
> Enjoy,
> Alex

Yeah... the problem is that they are not on the same network, and can't really 
be on the same network per policy... unless I can get them both on a third, 
ad-hoc wireless network.

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