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Need to run a simple http/ftp server

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Need to run a simple http/ftp server

Need to wget some stuff from inside my network, any ideas what is easy to use. Using mint at the moment.
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Waldo
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Re: Need to run a simple http/ftp server

How about Python?

waldo@jarlsberg:~$ python -m SimpleHTTPServer
Serving HTTP on 0.0.0.0 port 8000 ...
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Re: Need to run a simple http/ftp server

rsync or scp if it's Linux - Linux also works.
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Re: Need to run a simple http/ftp server

Thanks Waldo, that worked a treat.
@avatastic I had to upload a .img file to a router but it needed to be from a http://server so it turned out. I might check out rsync now you have mentioned it though. scp is my normal route for small file transfer.