Sharing files between GNU/Linux and Windows


This is a short tutorial showing how to enable file sharing between GNU/Linux and Windows. With due respect to both I explain the topic with ease at the maximum. For sharing files both the machines must be in the same network. This can be achieved through several ways. You can use any of the following methods to establish the network or some other means.

1.Creating an ad-hoc network in GNU/Linux system and connecting to it through Windows(explained earlier in a post).
2.Or try the same idea from Windows via built-in adhoc facility or installing a software(Ex:- Connectify Me). I prefer the software for doing the same in Windows.
3.Or connect the both machines through LAN cable.

Step-1,Configuring the sharing settings in Windows
The first thing you need to do is open the Windows machine and look for ‘Manage Advanced Sharing Settings’. Next, click the option to enable Read More »