Swiss File Knife
a command line
free external tools,
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge. - open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell. - OS X : type mv sfk-mac-i686.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk - Linux: type mv sfk-linux.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
1) on windows, download http://stahlworks.com/dev/sfk/sfk.exe or get it from sourceforge. 2) on linux, make sure that internet access is available, then say Ubuntu: wget http://stahlworks.com/dev/sfk/sfk chmod +x sfk Damned Small Linux: wget http://stahlworks.com/dev/sfk/sfk-lib5 cp sfk-lib5 sfk chmod +x sfk to download and prepare sfk for linux. 3) finding out the IP of the vm linux system in Ubuntu, click at right top onto the network symbol: a popup opens, select therein the 2nd tab. the IP should appear. If the network symbol is not available in your Ubuntu, try applications / system tools / network diagnosis, and search therein for the eth0 interface. in DSL (Damned Small Linux), the IP is usually listed in the upper right corner of the desktop, preceeded by "Host:". this article assumes that your vmware player running DSL is set to "Bridged" ethernet mode. 4) exchanging files between linux and windows Ubuntu: 3.1. run the sfk instant ftp server on windows side, by sfk ftpserv -rw 3.2. on linux, to download file foobar.zip from windows, say ./sfk ftp 192.168.80.2 get foobar.zip 3.3. on linux, to send a file, say ./sfk ftp 192.168.80.2 put myfile.zip Damned Small Linux, Knoppix: 4.1. run the sfk instant ftp server on linux side, by ./sfk ftpserv -rw -port=30199 4.2. from windows, use the above ftp get/put commands against the IP adress which DSL told, for example: sfk ftp 192.168.178.23:30199 put myfile.zip
sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).
read more about all sfk functions here.