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Share files using ssh on same network

Project description

Shareinator is a tool to easily transfer files over a network using ssh.

It uses openssh-server and rsync. It currently requires root privileges


$ pip3 install shareinator


$ sudo -E ~/.local/bin/shareinator - This opens a GUI for shareinator. Click on Receive to receive a file or Send to send one.

You can also use CLI to send or receive files.

$ sudo -E ~/.local/bin/shareinator -r - This is used to receive a file. It will ask for confirmation when someone tries to send a file.

$ sudo -E ~/.local/bin/shareinator -s -f FILEPATH - To send a file. First it scans the network and gives a list of hostnames with their IP addresses. You have few options here.


  • list - Lists out all the online hosts
  • select NUMBER - Select the host to which the file is to transferred
  • refresh - Scan again for hosts
  • quit - Exit the program

Development Setup

git clone
cd ssh
source venv/bin/activate

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