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If I wanted to share files with someone and I had a static IP what is the easiest way to give them access over the internet. They dont have a static IP and I dont have a router. Can I just let them access my system using the IP in my network card?

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What exactly do you want to allow the other person to do with your computer? Remote desktop, sharing files, etc. –  Huskehn Jul 26 '12 at 5:23
    
@Huskehn Cassy said "share files" right in her first sentence. –  Spiff Jul 26 '12 at 6:20
    
how many files? how often would they need access? how big are the files? what operating system are you running? What is your internet connection's upload bandwidth? –  MaQleod Jul 26 '12 at 6:30

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Because you said "easiest", I'm going to recommend you use Dropbox to create a shared folder and then add your friend to said folder.

Short of using commercial software (even though Dropbox is free for the first ~2GB), you'll need to look into something like setting up a web server or FTP server to share your files which will get considerably more complicated and have security implications.

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