file transfer as easy as Pi from a Mac …


contrary to my earlier post on FTPing, it turns out it’s incredibly easy to shift files around between a Pi and a Mac. (cheers, milliways)

Get netatalk on the Pi:

sudo apt-get install netatalk

… this installs the appletalk protocol on the Pi. This lets you use the following (at the terminal prompt on the Mac) to connect to the Pi:

open afp://x.x.x.x (where x is your Pi’s local IP address)

Use Finder as normal:

Screen-Shot-2015-04-04-at-20.55.21et voilà:

Screen-Shot-2015-04-04-at-21.06.55

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Father, husband, would-be physicist and occasional entrepreneur. Science, computing, finance, business and issues around hearing loss float my boat View all posts by jon.d.carroll

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