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Im on my windows machome at home and i've ssh'ed into my linux machine at work via PuTTY.

I need to transfer 4 text files from the linux machine to my windows machine.

Does anybody know the process to transfer the files over?

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You can try:

pscp user@server:/path/to/file c:\temp

After that it should ask for the password for user. You can also use wildcard if the four files are in the same folder.

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Is that the right way round? As in from a linux machine to a windows machine? –  Harpal Dec 21 '10 at 17:14
    
You are correct Harpal. I misread the title. Thanks and corrected. –  ngen Dec 21 '10 at 17:16
    
No problem, Got a pscp command not found error though –  Harpal Dec 21 '10 at 17:19
    
pscp.exe should be in your Putty installation folder. Maybe it isn't on your path. Maybe you used some sort of custom or minimal install? –  RedGrittyBrick Dec 21 '10 at 17:22
    
Download pscp.exe from chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html and try the command. –  ngen Dec 21 '10 at 17:23

If you want a GUI, you should consider FileZilla. It's a bit to much for only 4 files. But I'm sure you will use it more than once, once it is installed.

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+1 FileZilla is awesome. –  Zoot Dec 21 '10 at 17:52

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