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Linux.com: CLI Magic: Zip Your Files Across the Network with Woof

Feb 13, 2007, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

[ Thanks to doloresp for this link. ]

"Transferring files from one computer to another on a network isn't always a straightforward task. Equipping networks with a file server is one way to simplify the process of exchanging files, but if you need a simpler yet efficient method, try Woof--short for Web Offer One File. It's a small Python script that facilitates transfer of files across networks and only requires the recipient of the files have a Web browser.

"Woof is a temporary Web server that is invoked when you want to transfer files. When a file is on offer, the recipient can download it using a browser or through wget, a popular command-line download utility..."

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