File sharing between Windows and other OS

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For General Users

Infrequently

Options include:

  1. use a USB memory device to "sneaker net"
  2. attach files to an email to yourself and access from the other system

Getting Technical

Routinely

Options include:

  1. many commodity NAS boxes allow files to be retrieved by all OS
    • check specifications before purchasing a new device
  2. install the software package "Samba" on the other OS
    • might require some configuration, beyond the default settings

Strictly for Geeks

RpetersRpeters 16:29, 30 August 2012 (EST)