A program for performing file transfers over a local area network with zero configuration. It uses UDP multicast packets to automatically pair up the sender and receiver.
lancat is available as a Ruby gem. It can be installed with the gem command:
gem install lancat
To send a file,
hello.txt, from machine A to machine B, run the following
command on machine A:
lancat -s < hello.txt
and run the following command on machine B:
lancat -r > hello.txt
More usage examples are in the README file.
lancat is open-source software available under the terms of the ISC license, which is similar to the 2-clause BSD license. The source code is hosted on GitHub.