How To Install Dukto 6 (Open-Source File Transfer Tool For LAN) On Ubuntu 15.04 And Ubuntu 14.04

As you may know, Dukto is an open-source, multi-platform file transfer tool that enables the users to easily send files from one computer to another, via LAN, without requiring any configuration to be done.

To use it, you have to install Dukto on the machines you want to transfer files to/from and launch the app. The app recognizes the other systems running Dukto on LAN and so, you can start the file transfer. By default, the files will be saved in your home directory. Among others, the users can send text, data from clipboard, files and folders via this app.

The latest version available is Dukto 6, which has been released a while ago.

Install Dukto on Ubuntu

Install Dukto on Ubuntu

Installation instructions:

Up to date Dukto packages are available via the GetDeb repository, so installing the software on Ubuntu should not cause too many problems. You just need to add the PPA and the key to your system, update the local repository index and install the dukto package.

How to install Dukto on Ubuntu 15.04 and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu vivid-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install dukto

How to install Dukto on Ubuntu 14.04 Utopic Unicorn, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu trusty-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install dukto

Optional, to remove dukto, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove dukto

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