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Re: connecting a Mac to a PC

On Sat, 5 Jul 2003, Alex wrote:

> El Sábado, 5 de Julio de 2003 17:43, Nirmal Govind escribió:
> > Hi.. does anyone know how I can connect my ibook running Debian PPC to a PC
> > running Windows XP so that I can transfer files between the two? Is there a
> > USB cable that can do this? Does the twisted ethernet cable work between a
> > Mac and a PC? Any help would be greatly appreciated..
> Use an ethernet cable, doesn't matter if is twisted or don't: ibook's ethernet 
> card, does that for you.
> About the software, I don't know what to say, cause I never conected against a 
> Winbugs machine. Maybe Samba?

Samba will do the job, but it's more oriented to sharing files. I think
MS has recently invented NFS too.

There are also ftp, http and (with putty), scp. Maybe rsync.


John Summerfield

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