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Linux, open source and a pinch of leisure.


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lancat: zero-effort LAN file transfer

transfer_complancat is a P2P LAN file transfer tool that works with zero configuration. Yes, it resembles the popular network tool netcat by name and is much simpler to use for transfers. The main advantage of lancat is remembering IP address is not necessary. The syntax is also very easy to remember. Continue reading


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X2Go: NX3 based remote desktop

X2Go is a client-side multi-platform remote desktop solution that uses the No Machine NX3 technology under the hood and improves on it. Note that NX3 has a limited free edition. However, X2Go is completely free and full-featured. The design is similar to VNC which runs a server on one machine and the clients connect to that server to view the remote desktop. Continue reading

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