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)
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"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