Re: Programs for direct friend-to-friend file transfer?
On Sat 02 Jun 2012 at 12:41:22 +0200, Claudius Hubig wrote:
> Aubrey Raech <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Any and all advice/recommendations are appreciated!
> Do you have a have public IP address (either IPv4 or IPv6)? If
> that is not the case, you will need a third party in order to
> establish the connection.
A third party is not required. For the occasional transfer of files the
address (if it changes) may be obtained from the router and emailed to
> However, you might also want to have a look at ‘servefile’  which
> basically acts like nc from rjc’s mail, but uses the HTTP protocol.
There are some nice aspects to this script. Being able to use a browser
is one; having the download require a username and password and being
able to serve the contents of a directory are others. The OP could do
worse than install and use it. It looks like it would install on Squeeze
Thanks for drawing servefile to our attention.