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How to transfer files between Ubuntu and Windows

I wanna transfer some files from this PC with Ubuntu to a PC with Windows 7 I don't care how to do it (ftp, samba or whatever) I
wanna know the steps, I searched a lot but I can't find anything that works. Thank you.
networking

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A Quick Way to Share Folders in Ubuntu 11.10


Objectives:
Share a folder in Ubuntu and access it from Windows
To get started, right-click on the folder you wish to share and select Sharing Options

When prompted to install Samba services, do it.

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After installing Samba services, click Restart session

Then click Create Share to complete the process.

Open Terminal Replace USERNAME with your account name.


sudosmbpasswdaUSERNAME

On the Windows machine, go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > run and type the
command:
\\computer_name\share_name

computer name can be ip address of ubuntu machine , to check ip of ubuntu machine , go to


ubuntu machine & open terminal & type ifconfig

Type the Ubuntu computer name and the share name of the resource.
You will get a prompted to enter your credentials. Type your Ubuntu username and
password and click OK

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Now try again to access the shares from your Windows machine

A Quick Way To Transfer files From Ubuntu To Windows


On Ubuntu Machine install openssh-server
sudoaptgetinstallopensshserver

after installing go to windows machine & download / install FileZilla & open it

Host = Ubuntu Machine Ip address


Username = Your Ubuntu Machine Username
Password = You Username Password
Port = 22
Done Now you can easily transfer files from Windows to Ubuntu OR Ubuntu to windows
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Thank you, it worked. Transfering files now! :D Nick Oh Feb 24 '12 at 16:59
Instructions worked flawlessly, transferring files now when my USB stick failed because of it's size.
Robinabo Jul 21 '12 at 0:22
More than two years later, still works like a charm (Ubuntu 12.04 to Windows 7). wesf90 Oct 4 '14 at 1:04

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