Re: USB Host-Host cables
On Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 07:15:50AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 06/15/2018 05:37 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > On 06/14/2018 08:54 AM, Dan Ritter wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 02:50:51PM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > and now you can access the other side via ssh and scp and
> > > > > whatever.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > I've never used either "ssh" or "scp". *THEREFORE* I believe I have a
> > > > reading assignment <grin>. After all, that was essentially what
> > > > I was asking
> > > > for :}
> > >
> > > I just picked them as common tools for logging in across IP
> > > networks and moving files around. All of the Internet Protocol
> > > is open to you, just as with any other ethernet-equivalent
> > > interface.
> > OK. I looked at the man pages for both. The focus on secure
> > communication is, in *MY* case, is an undesired complication. Some
> > preliminary web searches helped me to better describe my setup.
> > The two machines are about a cubit apart.
> > The USB Host-Host cable and related software addresses the physical
> > connection.
> > The second machine has no physical means to access the web. Thus
> > removing the need for "secure" communication.
You're adding that means, by way of the USB-USB host cable.
> > My search string was [ +"linux" +host" +"ip network" ].
> > It gave many attractive links.
> > As a major motivation for this project is educational, can you suggest
> > sources or search terms to survey:
> > > common tools for logging in across IP networks and moving files around.
Yes, everyone uses SSH and SCP.
You may also be interested in "file sharing" protocols such as