How-to QuickStart with Airpaste Instant File Transfer on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty GNU/Linux

May 8th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Ubuntu Airpaste File Sharing QuickStart

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Stared with Airpaste Easy File/Content Sharing and Streaming on Command Line for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux+GNU Generic Network.

Airpaste is a 1-1 Network Pipe that Auto Discovers other Peers using mdns.

All Sharing Machines on Network Need to have Installed by Node Package Manager a Running Airpaste Copy.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal Emulator Session
    Ctr+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to File Sharing Easily on Ubuntu Network - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Install Latest Node.js on Ubuntu Linux:

    Installing Node.js on Ubuntu
  3. Installing Airpaste by npm

    sudo npm -g install airpaste

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. To Sharing Files on Network by Airpaste

    On the Sending computer do:

    airpaste < my.file

    On the Receiving terminal run:

    airpaste > my.file
  5. To Sharing & Streaming Content on the Pipe

    • Sharing Text Content


      echo hello world | airpaste



      Optionally to Filter Receivers You can also Name the Pipe as an airpaste Argument like "airpaste myPipe."

    • Streaming Media File


      airpaste < movie.mp4


      airpaste | mplayer -
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