Connecting two Linux computers via LAN network to share folders

Most natural way to connect two Linux computers to share folders would be the SSH protocol. In case you don’t have SSH protocol there are client and server side you can install via the package manager (like Yum for CentOS):

# yum -y install openssh-server openssh-clients

Once you have that installed on both the Linux machines existing in the same LAN you need to start the SSH server service on one machine:

# chkconfig sshd on
# service sshd start

And to use it on the other from the file browser:


Also, there should be the standard option “Share Files over the network”

share files

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