[svlug] Midnight commander + ssh

Rafael raffi at linwin.com
Fri Jun 8 00:15:01 PDT 2001

On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, Rob Walker wrote:

> >>>>> On Thu, 7 Jun 2001 23:56:29 -0700, Todd Lyons <todd at mrball.net>
> >>>>> said:
> >>> ssh? mc splits terminal in two to handle two directories or sets of files
> >>> at a time. What I would like to have is one side to show/handle local
> >>> files and the other side remote files over ssh.
> >> Mmmhh, I've never done that.
> Todd> Closest thing I've seen to it is a free program for Windows
> Todd> named WinSCP.  Looks like FTP, but uses ssh and scp.  There is
> Todd> no need for ftp on any of your servers any more.  Clueimpared
> Todd> can run WinSCP and clued can use ssh/scp from commandline.
> http://gftp.seul.org/

I use it every once in a while to show mouse clickers that you can do it
in Linux too. But I happen to like MC and it's text based interface. As a
matter of fact you can click in MC and you get all the effects as
expected. What I would like to see is it's ftp being replaced with secure
connection over ssh.

> rob


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