[Klug-general] secure file sharing

Peter Apps peter at sheppey.free-online.co.uk
Tue Dec 29 20:01:12 UTC 2009

If you mean Microsoft Windows versions by windows flavours then I don't
think this will help.

If you mean Gnome, KDE etc. then try sshfs.

I keep my files on a single desktop and use them at home and at work on
five different computers. I just mount the server onto a folder on the
remote machine. Effectively there's only one copy and it stays on the


On Tue, 2009-12-29 at 10:17 +0000, Evan Ingram wrote:
> hi all
> i need a way of sharing files between 2 people who will most of the time
> be out using laptops, but will occasionally need access to the files
> from desktop machines. they're going to be using a variety of windows
> flavours.
> i've been using dropbox.com for my own use and i quite like it. it just
> works and is pretty slick. my friends however don't want to use dropbox
> because they dont want to feel like their files are out of their
> control, they're going to be dealing with some quite sensitive data. 
> can anyone recommend the best methods or ways in which i should
> definitely *not* do it?
> cheers
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