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PostPosted: Tue 24 Oct 2017, 13:53    Post subject:  droopy
Subject description: mini web server to let others upload files to your computer
 

droopy is available in standard repositories (Debian Buster).

A review with link to the droopy script :
https://www.linux.com/news/easy-file-uploads-droopy

Suppose someone wants to send you a large file. They could try to send it via email, but many email servers impose limits on file size. They could try sending it over during an instant messenger or Internet Relay Chat session, but that's slow, as the file actually gets transferred twice: once to the chat server, then to your machine. File transfer services like RapidShare and MegaUpload are fine, but not for confidential information. Of course, you could set up an FTP server on your box, but you don't want to leave that door open all the time. Luckily, there's now an easy solution: droopy.

script :
http://stackp.online.fr/wp-content/uploads/droopy

Further reading :
http://stackp.online.fr/?p=28
A video tutorial : https://youtu.be/J2I0okt7mIU
https://download.tuxfamily.org/antix/docs-antiX-15/FAQ/droopy.html
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