How to transfer file from ubuntu to windows using scp command

Posted June 30, 2020 2k views
Ubuntu 20.04

I tried to transfer file from ubuntu 20.04 to windows 10 using scp command.

scp “/home/tcd10/Documents/Anil/TestNoteDoc” laptop-m64u4rt7/armal@

But it show’s these below lines

cp: cannot create regular file ‘laptop-m64u4rt7/armal@’: No such file or directory

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Hello, @anilmallidi

What you can do is use pscp from the Putty download page and then use it from the Windows machine’s command line (CMD) to download the file. The syntax will be:

pscp username@ip_of_linux_machine:/home/ubuntu/myfile.ext C:\Users\Name\Downloads

Hope that helps!