Even for a newbie, the Giver application will be very helpful in sharing files between Linux systems. Giver has been hosted in Google code. Its easy to install and very easy to use. I will explain you how to install and use Giver. I am using the application in Ubuntu 10.04.
Open the ‘Terminal‘
Enter the following command. sudo apt-get install giver
This will install the application under Applications -> Internet menu
Applications -> Internet -> Giver or enter ‘giver‘ in the terminal
This opens up the Giver and you will see Giver icon in the notification area
The Giver window will show the list of computers in which Giver is running currently.
To send a file to a computer. click on that computer from the list, will popup a menu asking either to send a file or folder.
Choose necessary option to show the Open dialog box, [ I am choosing ‘Send a file’ ]Choose the file and click open.
The user in the selected computer will be prompted to either accept the file or decline.
After ‘Accept’ button is clicked, the file transfer gets started. once transfer is done both the users were notified.
You can configure ‘Giver’ where to save the files received; by opening up its preferences. Default location is user ‘Desktop’
To open the ‘Preferences’, right click on the Giver icon in the notification area and select ‘Preferences’
The Preferences dialog box will open. You can change your giver name to be displayed for all your recipients, your profile picture and the location where all your received files/ folders are to be stored. After configuring click ‘Close’
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