Have you ever needed to quickly share a folder with another machine? Rather than deal with samba, nfs, or apache, you can just run a simple command instead.
python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8080
You can then connect from another machine on the 8080 port like this:
And you’ll be able to download any of the files from the directory.
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- Published 07/16/10