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Do you know how to do file transfers via ssh. It's like you open two instances of the project and you transfer file from that remote instance to your instance.

I was able to do this before via Putty but I completely forgot the keys I press to get this thing to work.

It is like Midnight Commander where you have a cursor and two panels. Please if you know the keys to press to make it appear on my console....THAT'D BE AWESOME! The image below is how it also look like when I did it on Putty...a very long time ago. alt text

I can't really remember the keys I press.

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actually this is a midnight commander. putty is just an ssh client –  KARASZI István Oct 20 '10 at 8:11
    
Yes this is the midnight commander. I pressed something in Putty and it shows me two panels also...just like midnight commander. I was able to copy and transfer files from one panel to another. GAWD I should've written it down! I CANNOT REMEMBER! AAAHHHH! –  Woppi Oct 20 '10 at 8:21
    
Actually you can do these panels thing in any console that has cursor ability. I tried the jEdit sshConsole but it has no cursor ability, so I used Putty instead. It's annoying when you forget what you did! GAWD! –  Woppi Oct 20 '10 at 8:24
    
in this case it was definitely winscp –  KARASZI István Oct 20 '10 at 8:25
    
When I can remember, I'll post it here...so I won't forget! Ever...again :L –  Woppi Oct 20 '10 at 8:34
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Sounds like you want WinSCP

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Maybe just a part of the answer.

Personnally i'm using SCP.

scp localfile user@server:destfile

Moreover, tools like gftp do it really well (when you choose the protocol ssh into the combobox at the right).

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No that's not it...not ringing any bell. But I appreciate your input :D Thanks man! –  Woppi Oct 20 '10 at 8:03
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For putty you have to open a windows command line (cmd)

Then type:

pscp source_file_name userid@server_name:/path/destination_file_name

I think you'll find using winSCP is much easier. SSH doesn't support file transfer within the shell itself. You have to use the tool scp (pscp = putty scp).

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If you are asking how to make file transfers with mc - just click on the panel you wish(Left or Right in the menu bar), select Shell link and write the connection details in the next window.

If you are asking about ssh generally - use scp as others have suggested.

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