File transfer protocol is a method of transferring data over a network. On Ubuntu, FTP may be used in both GUI (though FTP clients) and CLI (through, e.g., the sftp command) modes.

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Failed directory listing - One folder - using Filezilla for VSFTPD

Got a strange behavior that I'm hoping someone has come across before. There is no firewall or routing restrictions in place, and when I connect to the FTP site (which is running VSFTPD on Ubuntu ...
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Moving files with bash scripts

I have a bash script that watches a folder, if something is added to the folder, the script will move all contents withing the monitored folder to the defined destination. I have a few of these ...
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Impossible to connect to server through SSH with Filezilla

I have a Debian server which had a HDD failure and was re-installed identically (same hostname, same IP, same distro). I used to be able to connect via SSH using Filezilla from my Ubuntu desktop but ...
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot()

I am fully aware this question was asked countless times, but no solution mentioned before worked for my case. My config: $ cat /etc/vsftpd-anon.conf listen=YES local_enable=NO anonymous_enable=YES ...
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FTP Users Authentication error: 530 and File Formatting

I have a script I am trying to run as a cron job. When typing the script in via a terminal there is no problem tho I am replacing the variables with the actual value. #!/bin/bash cd ...
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FTP user access limited to one folder

I have ftp server running on my raspberry pi and I have to users there I want to limit one user's access only to his home folder (/home/user), so when he logs in via ftp he can't go to other folders ...
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How do I set up Ubuntu 15.10 so I can Filezilla from my windows 10 desktop and create/remove/add files to my server

I have a separate server set up with Ubuntu server 15.10. I can connect from my windows 10 desktop using Filezilla but I can't upload anything to my /var/www/html folder for working on websites I ...
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Can't connect to repositories via HTTP, but I can via FTP

I apologize in advance, but I'm pretty new to all of this. I'm having some issues connecting to ANYTHING via HTTP, especially the repositories. I can connect via FTP, but I'd like to resolve the ...
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VSFTPD will not start at all, despite a purge and fresh installation

I installed vsftpd sudo apt-get install ftpd Used a basic config file (the least amount of settings to just get it to start) listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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How to backup to a FTP server using luckybackup?

I'm trying to do a backup on a regular (not secured, not using SSH, no rsync daemon) ftp server (UpToBox). I refered to this page but it's unclear if my case (no SSH, no rsync daemon) is supposed to ...
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530 - Login authentication failed when password is empty

I am trying to connect to a FTP server via Filezilla. My colleague gave me his connection information (the password is empty): User: kasxxxx ​Host: sftpe.xxxx ​logon type: Normal ​Protocol: SFTP - ...
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How to recovery libc-2.15.so file after remove it?

I removed the file 'libc-2.15.so' and can't use basic linux orders now. At the mean time I can't use 'scp' to copy a local file to that server. So Can I use 'ftp' to transport this file to that ...
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How to put my server on the internet? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu server working fine in the Intranet and I need to access my files from the internet. I read forums and don't understand them well. Have an easy way? Security is not the priority now.
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Just simple file syncing for ubuntu

I'm just a new guy with Ubuntu VPS. I've a simple purpose to solve. I've a gameserver to manage, I've some friends that develop files with me. Is there any way I can give them some files, folders to ...
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Why am I unable to connect to ftp, or git or mysql server from my ubuntu 14.04 LTS computer?

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I used to manage my ftp connections through FileZilla, and use git through terminal as well as mysql through terminal... Then, today, nothing works. I try to ...
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how to find a file and ftp from ubuntu server?

I am not a unix scripting guy, so I have this question to you all. How I can find a file and ftp it to a ftp server? ncftpput -R -v -u "username" x.x.x.x xyz/ Downloads/[find /home/owner/Downloads ...
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How to add FTP users on Ubuntu?

I installed an Ubuntu VPS and installed vsftpd on it. How do I add users with passwords to it that can modify the root directory?
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Does the Ubuntu type Desktop versus Server matter when installing one of the FTP's?

First I did ps -aux | grep ftp and did not find a running ftp of any kind. I'm interested in turning up an FTP service on my Ubuntu 15.04 running on my laptop. I am aware of ftp, sftp, and vsftpd ...
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Connect to server using Nautilus and navigate to root catalog

I connect to server using Nautilus via SFTP. It opens home directory and not allows to go very root catalog. If I do the same connection using FAR commander from windows I also moved top home ...
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How is the authenticity of Ubuntu updates verified?

I couldn't find much info on the security of Ubuntu (and Linux in general) update verification/security. The connection appears to be plain ftp. but the packages are signed using a private key and ...
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Ubuntu: FTP works in Filezilla but not with ftp program

I'm using Ubuntu, and FTP works in Filezilla, but when I try to use the ftp program, I could log in but the file transfers are often stalled (and fail with timeout), except sometimes when the file is ...
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500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

I'm rather new to Ubuntu and therefore vsftp. I've setup the ftp server and I have several folders. When I connect, I can do so without any issues. However, if I try to access one particular folder ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 FTP over TLS Error 530

I have a ProFTPD Server running on Ubuntu 12.04, but my problem is that this FTP Server does not have a TLS encryption. So I tried to set up a TLS encryption with this tutorial: ...
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FTP works from command line but not from “Connect to Server” GUI (vsftp)

I have vsftpd installed on my Ubuntu server. Here is my config: # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The default compiled in settings are fairly paranoid. This sample file # loosens things up a ...
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bandwith limit per ip adress

my system runs ubuntu server. I am doing file sharing, but I have problems. (ftp) My NIC speed is 1gbits. How can I limit the download speed of everyone outside my LAN? for example : all visitors ...
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How can i see images from my ftp server of ubuntu, directly from browser in form of gallery?

I have Ubuntu installed on AWS running an FTP server. Images are uploaded continuously to the FTP server. Is it possible to view the images directly in the form of a gallery? Could I use Ubuntu's ...
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why can vsftpd by passive mode work with firewall allowing only 21 port?

I have a question. Why can vsftpd by passive mode work with firewall allowing only 21 port ? I open only 21/tcp port. $ ufw enable $ ufw allow 21/tcp $ cat /etc/vsftpd.conf | grep pasv ...
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Problem in VSFTPD

My VSFTPD server allows anonymous users to log in but virtual users are not allowed, it gives me this problem: Here is my configuration :
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Need assistance with configuring ftp-proxy

I have internal ftp services running on a Synology NAS box. I now have to present the ftp as an external web facing ftp. I have a running Ubuntu 14.04 server currently handling my HTTPS proxy ...
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How to connect to FTP via Winscp/Filezilla - Ubuntu server + VirtualBox - What should I add in “Port Forwarding” ?

I have an Ubuntu Server on my Virtualbox. In the virtual machine Network Settings I have it set to "NAT" and added in "Port Forwarding" the 80 port. So now when I run on my PC "localhost" or the ...
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How to associate keyfile with a site on filezilla

Initially, I had a problem with creating a site within filezilla as I needed to use a private key to login to the server but there was no option listed for logging in with a keyfile. As per this ...
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Prevent Ubuntu RAM increase rapidly?

I have ubuntu server 14.04 installed in my server. And i have vsftpd server that provide download file test for testing purpose. my question is why if client download the ftp file, my server ram is ...
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Can I use vsftpd over WWW for free?

I have used vsftpd to share files over a local network on my Ubuntu 15.04. Its very elegant an I like it very much. I have seen many websites using ftp over the WWW. For example suse and debian and ...
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ubuntu/android ftp not recognizing files or directories with caps

I have ftp set up between my ubuntu 14.04.3 desktop and android phone. When I attempt to transfer files from the ubuntu box to the phone, some strange things happen. If the directory and/or filenames ...
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Can I backup via FTP using internal and external FTP addresses, automatically

I am currently using the backup utility on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and doing it through FTP on my notebook. I currently have to switch from my internal Private IP address, 192.168.XXX.XXX, to my external ...
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Ubuntu network indicator problem

I am using ubuntu 14.04. at first I use a dsl connection created from network indicator-> edit Connection. Everything works fine. I can even access other people's shared folder from "ShareScanner" ...
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How to install the ftppwd utility on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 which needs the "ftppwd" utility installed. I'm trying to run a Unix shell script on Ubuntu. The Unix shell script uses the ftppwd command. As of now FTPPWD utility is not ...
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On Ubuntu 14.04.3 - something is changing regular user's password within 24 hours causing access problems

I'm using a Digital Ocean droplet (Ubuntu 14.04.3) to create a temporary ftp server to get some data (it doesn't need security). I've set up vsftpd so that access is given to regular chrooted users ...
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How am I connecting to Ubuntu 14.04 server via FTP? No vsftpd or proftpd installed

My computer was stolen about 6 months ago. I have just gotten a new computer, and setting up connecting with my VPS, that runs Ubuntu server 14.04. Its been awhile so I cant remember, and also I ...
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viewing access levels with ftp and sftp

Client Win7 running filezilla Server Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, running vsftpd I have successfully installed vsftpd on my Ubuntu machine and I can login via the command line (ftp localhost) and remotely via ...
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Ubuntu vsftpd, can connect through WAN but not LAN

So, i have vsftpd running with PASV mode enabled behind NAT: pasv_enable=YES pasv_addr_resolve=YES pasv_address="domain name" port_enable=YES pasv_max_port=55000 pasv_min_port=50000 local_enable=YES ...
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Ubuntu very slow file transfer via FTP

Not zipped file transfer via FTP is very slow. When I try upload zipped file is all fine speed is 600ks/s, when not zipped - 5B/s. What can cause this problem, maybe is enabled some file encryption ? ...
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CrossFTP Ubuntu software store

Please can someone just install crossFTP from the Ubuntu software store and check it works? I have installed it and the right pane which should be where you connect to an FTP doest display anything. ...
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How to limit user folder access using VSFTP?

I'm trying to use VSFTPD with the following configuration, using a VM with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm able to login into my virtual sftp server normally but my client user is able to navigate between the ...
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vsftpd-cannot read config file even when file exists

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 and I just installed vsftpd. When I run the command service vsftpd status, I get the following output: vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: loaded ...
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How to access to my Ubuntu LAMP Server FTP and phpMyAdmin

I have installed a Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I have installed LAMP and phpMyAdmin in it. This server will only be working for LAN access. I need to know how can I access to it using a FTP connection ...
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CrossFTP install

I have installed crossFTP from the ubuntu software store but when I open it the right pane which should be the site is just blank and if I click site > manage site it doesn't do anything. Is it just ...
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How to configure FileZilla on xubuntu

I'm trying configuring FileZilla on Xubuntu latest version but at the end of the Wizard the message is: Connection with server got closed prematurely. Please ensure you have a stable internet ...
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How can I make apt-mirror to save repositories files on router-provided ftp server?

I have an external HDD connected to my WRT1900AC router, which has built-in ftp support. The ftp access is user and password protected. I would like to use apt-mirror to download the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu set ftp user root path to home

I have created ftp user "ftpuser" on my ubuntu vps. This user have access to /home/ftpuser path. Now I want to have root path to /home directory with this user. Because I also have some ...