Share Files with a simple Ethernet cable and kde or terminal via SSH.


sudo apt-get install openssh-client openssh-server




In this scheme we have 2 computers connect to internet via wifi , thought a router and they are DIRECTLY connect via ethernet CABLE. Ok you can use wifi and ssh to connect but to copy and paste file a direct ethernet cable it’s faster  than samba or  even other ways 
A very crucial point it’s the IP ADRRES WE ARE GOING TO USE FOR ETHERNET CONNETION THE ROUTER INFACT HAS THIS IP ADDRESS so we need to connect the ethernet cards to ANOTHER NET infact the address it’s

192.168 .0. 70\71

To undestand how to achieve that for your network then run this command


as you can see i have


enp9s0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500

lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING>  mtu 65536
inet  netmask
inet6 ::1  prefixlen 128  scopeid 0x10
loop  txqueuelen 1  (Local Loopback)
RX packets 724210  bytes 36282573 (36.2 MB)
RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
TX packets 724210  bytes 36282573 (36.2 MB)
TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

wlp7s0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
inet  netmask  broadcast
inet6 fe80::274c:b2d2:57ed:5074  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20 ether a4:17:31:c9:1c:29  txqueuelen 1000  (Ethernet)
RX packets 102070  bytes 133111059 (133.1 MB)
RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
TX packets 55750  bytes 7139648 (7.1 MB)
TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

so i am connected with wifi , wlp7s0 , and i have a ethernet pci card called enp9s0 .

To get the configuration of fig 1  you can configure the network with a terminal or with networkmanager ( run on terminal)


If you prefer to use a terminal to connect  you have to do :

sudo ifconfig enp9s0 up

on the other computer instead you have to do

sudo ifconfig enp3s6 up


As usual it will ask for password and you get in

ssh  charlotte@

he authenticity of host ‘ (’ can’t be established.
ECDSA key fingerprint is SHA256:iHDff80m3z27FyvloThybOLBbvZcEjyVsm5U9Za1BS8.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
Warning: Permanently added ‘’ (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts.

charlotte@’s password:

Welcome to Ubuntu Zesty Zapus (development branch) (GNU/Linux 4.9.0-11-generic x86_64)


So now you can copy and paste files or edit with vi , with the code

scp filefromcomputer2.txt  sem@



Other way could be instead the network manager gui


An  on ipv4 add address in the first computer and in the second we have to replace that ip with subnet mask it’s alwasy for every computer

After that yuu have to click on connect in the normal way on network manager applet\plasmoid.

to share copy edit file you can use dolphin as you can see here :

STEP 1dolphin-nexus0



And dolphin will automatically open ,if you did all right , after you write down the password.


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