Using SCP To Move Files From Local Network With Linux With SCP


Moving Files Within Your Local Area Network With Linux With SCP

You may have multiple computers being used at home or work and you want to easily move files between them. You could have laptops, desktops, Raspberry Pis or any combination of the three. The simple solution is to use the command 'SCP'. The commands are shown below.

 

The image below is unnecessary. But, it shows what happens when you try to use the cp command between two different computers on the same network. CP is used to copy files with a single computer.