[ubuntu] n00b needs help setting up LAN

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello. I've been trying to set up an ethernet connection between my Linux laptop and my wife's Mac laptop for the purpose of ssh-ing and scp-ing. (She wants me to transfer 50 G worth of files to her computer.) I've googled around for the last few hours, but I keep finding how-to's like this one, and I need more help than that. Here's what I've done so far. On the linux machine, I installed sshd: Code: sudo apt-get install openssh-server openssh-client According to ps -Af, it looks like sshd is running. Next, I connected the ethernet cable between the two computers, and on my linux ma (HowTos)