This chapter surveys options for distributing and sharing files between machines on a network. We’ll start by looking at some ways to copy files other than the
sftp utilities that you’ve already seen. Then we’ll discuss true file sharing, where you attach a directory on one machine to another machine.
Because there are so many ways to distribute and share files, here’s a list of scenarios with corresponding solutions:
|Make a file or directory from your Linux machine temporarily available to other machines.||Python SimpleHTTPServer (Section 12.1)|
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