Instant messaging file transfers just do not work

A few days ago I wanted to quickly send a file through my instant messaging client which neither worked through xmpp nor icq. It came to my mind that I keep having this problem for years now and having to send files through email sucks.

So I decided to write a small script which is executed from the context menu of konqueror or dolphin (kde file browsers). It compresses a file or directory, sets a password and uploads it to .

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Comments for “Instant messaging file transfers just do not work”

  1. someone Said:

    why not fix your firewall settings instead? O_o

  2. ra Said:

    unfortunately it is not a matter of the firewall settings on one side only..