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Downloads:

1,221

Downloads of v 7.0.0:

71

Last Update:

19 Jul 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Theron Spiegl

Tags:

foss cli admin linux mac macos windows encrypted wifi ad-hoc go qt cross-platform wireless file-transfer

Flying Carpet

This is not the latest version of Flying Carpet available.

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7.0.0 | Updated: 19 Jul 2023

Downloads:

1,221

Downloads of v 7.0.0:

71

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Theron Spiegl

Flying Carpet 7.0.0

This is not the latest version of Flying Carpet available.

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Flying Carpet, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Flying Carpet, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Flying Carpet, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade flyingcarpet -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'7.0.0'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade flyingcarpet -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'7.0.0'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install flyingcarpet
  win_chocolatey:
    name: flyingcarpet
    version: '7.0.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'flyingcarpet' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '7.0.0'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller flyingcarpet
{
    Name     = "flyingcarpet"
    Version  = "7.0.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'flyingcarpet':
  ensure   => '7.0.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

NOTE

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 20 Jul 2023.

Description

Wireless, encrypted file transfer over automatically configured ad hoc networking. No network infrastructure required (access point, router, switch). Just two laptops (Mac, Linux, and Windows supported) with wireless chips in close range.

Don't have a flash drive? Don't have access to a wireless network or don't trust one? Need to move a file larger than 2GB between different filesystems but don't want to set up a file share? Try it out!

Screenshots:

Picture demonstration of the Windows version
Picture demonstration of the macOS version
Picture demonstration of the GNU/Linux version

Features:

  • Cross-platform: Linux, Mac, and Windows.
  • Transfer multiple files at once, without losing progress if the transfer is interrupted or canceled.
  • Speeds over 120mbps (with laptops close together).
  • Does not use Bluetooth or your local network, just wireless chip to wireless chip.
  • Files encrypted in transit.
  • Large files supported (<10MB RAM usage while transferring a 4.5GB file).
  • No installation required and no dependencies needed.
  • Interoperable GUI and CLI versions.

Restrictions:

  • The Mac version is a standard .app bundle, the Linux version is an executable that writes dependencies to a temp location and runs from there, and the Windows version is a .zip with an .exe and other dependencies inside. I'm working on a better solution for Windows. It was a standalone .exe when I was using wxWidgets but this has not been possible since moving to Qt. PRs welcome.
  • 64-bit only. Supported Operating Systems: macOS 10.12+, Windows 7+, and Linux Mint 18. I only have access to so many laptops, so if you've tried on other platforms please let me know whether it worked.
  • Disables your wireless internet connection while in use (does not apply to Windows when receiving).
  • On Mac: You may have to right-click and select "Open" if your settings don't allow running unsigned applications.
  • On Windows: Click "More info" and "Run anyway" if you receive a Windows SmartScreen prompt. You may also need to disable WiFi Sense.
  • I need help testing on Linux and supporting non-Debian-based distributions! Currently only confirmed to work on Mint 18, and only on wireless cards/drivers that support ad hoc networking with nmcli.
  • Flying Carpet should rejoin you to your previous wireless network after a completed or canceled transfer. This will not happen if the program freezes, crashes, or if the windows is closed during operation.

Planned features:

Licenses for third-party tools and libraries used can be found in the "3rd_party_licenses" folder.


Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Flying Carpet 7.1.0 43 Monday, October 23, 2023 Approved
Flying Carpet 7.0.0 71 Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Approved
Flying Carpet 6.0 195 Thursday, August 4, 2022 Approved
Flying Carpet 5.0 108 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Approved
Flying Carpet 4.1 117 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Approved
Flying Carpet 4.0 67 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Approved
Flying Carpet 3.0 171 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Approved
Flying Carpet 2.0.1 121 Monday, August 31, 2020 Approved
Flying Carpet 2.0 93 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Approved
Flying Carpet 1.2 98 Monday, August 31, 2020 Approved
Flying Carpet 1.1 107 Friday, July 31, 2020 Approved

The Android version is available on the Play Store, or android_FlyingCarpet.apk is available here if you would like to sideload.

The iOS version is available here or search the App Store for "Flying Carpet File Transfer".

Send and receive files between Android, iOS, Linux, macOS, and Windows over ad hoc WiFi. No shared network or cell connection required, just two devices with WiFi chips in close range.

Don't have a flash drive? Don't have access to a wireless network? Need to move a file larger than 2GB between different filesystems but don't want to set up a network share? Try it out!

Version 7.0 has been rewritten in Rust and is compatible with the new Android and updated iOS versions.

Update 5/5/23: The macOS version has been signed with my Developer account and notarized by Apple so you should no longer have to control-click and select Open to run.

Discussion for the Flying Carpet Package

Ground Rules:

  • This discussion is only about Flying Carpet and the Flying Carpet package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the Google Group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
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  • Tell us what you love about the package or Flying Carpet, or tell us what needs improvement.
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