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Re: [opensuse] Why does openSuse prohibit ftp transfers from
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:14:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <n7i3de$3hd$>
Carlos E.R. wrote:

On 17/01/2016 20:42, James Knott wrote:

I was just experimenting on Windows and found IE and Edge browsers
support ssh or smb. Well, that's Microsoft for you.

Guessing and joking ;-)

In the opensource world, if you want to add ssh to something, you just
pick the code out of another suitable program. In Windows, you have to
pay someone for that code, which means asking the boss for permission
first :-P

On the other hand...

'ssh' is text mode, you can't ssh to a Windows machine and do things;
not much sense in implementing it from their point of view. And about
'smb', maybe it has a different name. Maybe none, like "sharing" a

AFAIR, in windows you map a network share to a drive letter, then you
point IE to that.

Per Jessen, Zürich (-8.8°C) - your free DNS host, made in Switzerland.

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