ssh Terminal Help

in Genius Bar edited January 2014
what commands do I use to:

copy a file from my computer to the server

copy a file from the server to my computer

Thank you.


  • Reply 1 of 5
    costiquecostique Posts: 1,084member
    I suggest man scp (secure copy via ssh). Or did I misunderstand your question?
  • Reply 2 of 5
    What host is my local hard drive?
  • Reply 3 of 5
    You might prefer fugu, which is a free graphical client for sftp (secure ftp).

    If your trying to use the command line for whatever reason, then

    man sftp

  • Reply 4 of 5
    1337_5l4xx0r1337_5l4xx0r Posts: 1,558member
    well, for example, if is your IP and the remote machine is,

    scp ./

    would copy the remote file .bashrc to the current working directory on the local machine.

    scp ./.bashrc

    would do the reverse
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