networking between fedora and macos

Joel Jaeggli joelja at
Sun Jan 16 17:53:59 UTC 2005

On Sun, 16 Jan 2005, Trevor Smith wrote:

> On 16-Jan-05, at 1:58 AM, Scot L. Harris wrote:
>> To just transfer files the easiest way is to use scp.  scp uses ssh so
>> it is secure to use particularly over wireless.
> Actually, I should have been more explicit in my first email. Sorry.
> I was wondering about "real" networking, not just Internet type file 
> transfer. I'd like to be able to drag and drop files between computers and, 
> ideally, I'd like programs running on the Mac to be able to see directories 
> on the Linux laptop so things like Mac OS's Mail "import" tool can simply 
> read the mbox files on my old laptop to import them into my new one.
> I wonder if it's just possible to mount my Fedora drive under Mac OS...

look at nfs or smb, the mac can do either as can your linux box. nfs your 
generally wantto secure in someway when running it in a public environment 
such as tunneling it over ssh.

>> Hopefully you have wep enabled.  Even if you do have wep enabled I
>> recommend you use ssh and scp for access between the systems.
> I do have wep enabled, mostly to keep random snoopers out. I also have a 
> restricted list of mac addresses entered in the router so presumably no one 
> but me can access it anyway.

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