Wormhole in Linux Mint - It's new, fast, free and secure way to send files in Linux!

How to install WORMHOLE secure file transfer in Linux Mint

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First step is to install "snapd" by the following command:

sudo apt install snapd

Once it's completed, go ahead and install "wormhole"

sudo snap install wormhole

and set the PATH variable

PATH=$PATH:/snap/bin

now you can run wormhole by simply typing the command. (You need to install WORMHOLE on all PC's you'd like to transfer files between!)

Let's send a file (example.jpg):

wormhole send /home/janostech/example.jpg

Sending 89.1 kB file named 'example.jpg'

Wormhole code is: 4-truncated-tempest

On the other computer, please run:

wormhole receive 4-truncated-tempest

 

...on your other computer, please run:

wormhole receive 4-truncated-tempest

This should be it, you should start receiving the file if your computers are on the same network.