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How to use TFTP ( Trivial File Transfer Protocol ) and i need to transfer a file using TFTP ?

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  1. Install tftpd and related packages.
    $ sudo apt-get install xinetd tftpd tftp
  2. Create /etc/xinetd.d/tftp and put this entry:
    service tftp
    {
    protocol = udp
    port = 69
    socket_type = dgram
    wait = yes
    user = nobody
    server = /usr/sbin/in.tftpd
    server_args = /tftpboot
    disable = no
    }
  3. Make /tftpboot directory
    $ sudo mkdir /tftpboot
    $ sudo chmod -R 777 /tftpboot
    $ sudo chown -R nobody /tftpboot
  4. Start tftpd through xinetd
    $ sudo /etc/init.d/xinetd start
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See this article:
Quick HOWTO : Ch16 : Telnet, TFTP, and xinetd

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