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Unix on Mac OS

January 28, 2015

One of the nicest things of Mac OS is that it is UNIX underneath. Not a big news here.

ftponmacand I can connect to my NAS servers just using ftp and from the command line. Connecting via ftp is faster to upload/retrieve files from the NAS servers than cp or rsync.

The Western Digital NAS servers run Linux, and on top of that they start a Samba service. So connecting directly from my Mac or Linux is slow… I do not know why yet… But ftp is ultra-fast


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