Home networking should be easy. Unfortunately, from the number of questions on various forums, that doesn't seem to be the case.
I figured, since MS Windows networks well with other Windows machines, and Mac OS X is pretty seamless with other OS X machines, we should have a way to make Debian machines work flawlessly with other Debian machines.
There are two kinds of D2D machines, servers and clients. These should plug into a network and just see each other and share effortlessly. There are a few goals for the project:
Click for large version. Solid lines are complete features. Dotted lines indicate planned features.
I've got the first iteration out the door and packed up as .deb files. I plan to have a mini.iso for them soon (much like the Debian Preseed project). Click on the D2D server or the D2D client pages to read more and download what I've got so far.