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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How do you setup a Linux server

Are there any good beginner tutorials out there to do this from the ground up? I want to learn how to create a server using Ubuntu OS and how to connect a website created on the server to the ...
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Auto-Mount Encrypted Container

I need an encrypted file system (got to be an ext file system, ext4 preferred) in a file container. The file container can't be on my HDD but has to be a network device (ftp and samba are possible for ...
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How do I setup up the backup configurations on godaddy to a Ubuntu Linux server?

I need to fill out out my remote host, the backup directory, the remote account username and password and if it is a passive FTP. Help with understanding this hopefully from someone who has done this ...
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Network Drives Not Mounting on boot untill ufw is disabled/enabled

I am relatively new to Linux but I am enjoying it and even more enjoying learning it. Here is what I set out to accomplish. I have an Windows media box (running win7) that i want to connect the shares ...
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Can't ftp into chrooted user through vsftpd (sftp only - which works through open-ssh) with home created in /chroot/home/user2

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running, with 2 users: user1 and user2. I have ssh working fine for both users using ssh-keys for both, ftp only works for user1. user1 is not chrooted. user2 is ...
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How to fix wrong update?

Today I updated my Ubuntu 15.04 using the auto update tool. Here are the updated packages: firefox-locales (40.0+build4-0ubuntu0.15.01.1, 40.0+build4-ubuntu0.15.04.4) firefox ...
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Transfer files to cloud by terminal

I need a free cloud system, where I can transfer my backup files in range of 1-10 GB, by terminal command from server. Are there such services, what can you suggest?
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Cannot connect to server via Filezilla

I am using the new version of Filezilla. But when i tried to connect to server it showing this error Status: Failed to retrieve directory listing Status: Disconnected from server
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Can anyone give an old version of Filezilla like as 3.2.0 download link?

I was using the latest version of filezilla on Ubuntu 15.04. But it was unable to connect with the server. In this case i need an older version of filezilla. If anyone know about that then give me the ...
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No write access for vsFTPd server despite 777 permissions on files

I followed this (http://askubuntu.com/a/575825) tutorial in order to set up a vsFTPd server on my raspberry pi. Currently I am able to read files no problem but trying to write gives me a 550 ...
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What is the matter with my vsftpd?

I want to start my vsftpd,failed. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd start [ ok ] Starting vsftpd (via systemctl): vsftpd.service. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd status ● vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: ...
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vsftpd allow_writeable_chroot=YES crash?

Whenever I add allow_writeable_chroot=YES to my vsftpd.conf file the FTP server doesn't start up. Restarting the server right after gives this: vsftpd stop/waiting vsftpd start/running, process 1803 ...
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help for an ftp dummy

hi I am running ubuntu server 15.04 64 bit, I would like to setup an ftp so I can access my files on my server while I'm not at home on my mobile phone or TAFE (it's like school)as I have been told it ...
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FTP Server on Ubuntu

I'm looking for an FTP server application for my headless server. I've narrowed it down to 3, at least from what I've read are the most adept. vsftpd proftpd pure-ftp I've been researching all 3 ...
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Using a secure FTP connection without SSH

I have been working for a few weeks on a peace of software that transfers files using FTP. I have looked at the FTP Server page and noticed that the FTP that Ubuntu uses does not support a secure ...
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ftp not downloading files in browsers nor on virtualbox

I am attempting to download an ftp file from the following mirror: ftp://filedump.se.rit.edu/pub/OpenBSD/ This is only one of several US mirrors that are not downloading the ftp file. The problem ...
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How resolve 'Not found url' & 'permission denied' error on Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Apache, MySQL, PHP, and phpMyAdmin on aws-EC2 Ubuntu 14.04. I've configured everything correctly. I also successfully installed a web script and my site is online. I access ...
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User access to FTP and at same time set www-data as owner/group

In order for wordpress to read/write the owner of the files/folders need to be www-data. Now the problem is that if the owner is www-data of group filetransfer (www-data:filetransfer) then the FTP ...
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VSFTPD Passive Mode doesn't work Behind NAT

Hey guys so I am trying to allow my friends to connect to my ftp server (I am hosting it on Ubuntu Server 15.04), so I set the pasv_address in the configuration and the port range in the configuration ...
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Userlist in vsftpd

ith this part of my vsftpd.conf userlist_deny=NO userlist_allow=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list I can't connect to my FTP Server. I always get the error in FileZilla with the correct login: ...
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FTP offline dump

I am having few machines in which internet is not available due to access control protocols. So are there any offline dump setup available for FTP(Nautilus/fire FTP or filezilla);So that i can install ...
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Fake SFTP for Ubuntu

I have a Java project which I'm currently trying to test on my localhost. In production, it sends some files via FTP/SFTP to another server. However, I want to create a local SFTP server on my ...
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Fstab - mount a folder that has mounted folders in it

I have an ftp server where I am binding all of the home directories to a folder that has folders in it which were bound to other hard drives. [Anime hard disk] -> mounted to ftp/Anime/ [ftp] -> ...
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<Share> Install vsftpd 3.0.2 ext.1 with chroot_local_user=YES for WAN IP [closed]

Install official vsftpd sudo apt-get install vsftpd Install extended vsftp [http://vsftpd.devnet.ru/eng/] cd /tmp sudo wget ...
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Some script to keep my computer “alive” during data transfer

I have a quite peculiar problem. The thing is that I am transferring files from an ftp source, with a quite irritating Java FTP transfer program called FTP Voyager. The files are in the TB scale, so I ...
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creating nested loop within ftp

echo "which stations you want to download (example input, brmu ankr) ? : " read stations echo "which years interval (example input, 2013 2015 or 2010 2010)? :" read year echo "which days of year ...
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Transfer video to a FTP account after download complete whith Youtube-dl

I am using youtube-dl to download video on my server. After donwloading complete, I have to move files to some ftp account. I would like to automate the transfer. Is there a way to move these video ...
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How to get a recursive ftp directory listing without write permissions?

I know I can run ls * on the ftp server and get everything, but there's too much for my terminal (hundreds of pages so far). using ls * > myfile isn't an option because I don't have permission to ...
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Change the configuration location of vsftpd?

How do I change the configuration location of vsftpd? It is currently in a file directly off /etc and I'd like it to be in /etc/vsftpd/ so that I can include some other stuff in there and not clutter ...
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vsftpd - GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

How can I fix this error when I try connecting to the ftp server on filezila: GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received. And this error on sublime ftpsync plugin: ssl.SSLError: [SSL: ...
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ftpd.service failed to load: No such file or directory

$ sudo apt-get install ftpd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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wget not getting full directory listing

I've hunted high and low and have not been able to find an answer to my problem. I'm not sure if this is the proper forum, but I hope someone here might be able to help. I have been using wget (FTP) ...
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Sharing files across devices

So I have a hard drive full of my favorite TV shows, music, and movies. I am running Ubuntu 15.04 desktop. I want to be able to access all my files from all my devices(Android devices) wirelessly over ...
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kdiff3 how to compare files over remote server ftp?

I followed the instructions from here http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/doc/misc.html But i can't make it working. For some reason the kdiff always throw an error it's not a file. How can i compare ...
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Proftpd can't retrieve directory listing when outside the network

I know this question has been asked many times on the internet and a google search will bring up a multitude of posts, but none of them have been of any help and are all very vague and not specific, ...
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Making a FTP upload in one line with out file redirection

I am trying to move some files using FTP in one line (through a bash file), the client is using 14.04.00 LTS with the server using vsftpd and 15.04. The way that I can do this uses a file redirection ...
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retrieving data from ftp with script

ftp 123.456 Name: anonymous Password: password binary cd 001 get mfile.d.Z I need to write a script which performs above codes to retrieve data automatically.
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Error while connecting to the ftp server

I am getting stuck while connecting to the ftp server. I have Installed vsftpd and try ftps, ftp-ssl. ERROR: 534 Local policy on server does not allow TLS secure connections. 534 Local policy on ...
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FTP Root directory on another server

Fellows, I would like to know how set up or change the directory on my FTP server. i've edited the conf file but when i connect with Filezilla says: 500 oops cannot change directory ...
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Internet FTP server connection problem

I use ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I use broadband dial up internet connection. Here, my internet service porvider provide us a FTP server. From that server I can download Movies and much more. There also has ...
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User password don't work vsftpd server

I created an user with: useradd -m -s /bin/false testuser Also I added in the vsftpd.user_list 'testuser' and changed the password with passwd. After a restart of the vsftpd service I wanted to log ...
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After Permission & Ownership Changes system starts giving me errors

All problems started when I changed ownership and permission with gksu nautilus from the ETC and SBIN folder after realizing what I have done I followed some online threads I've put back chmod and ...
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Is there a PPA for the latest proftpd security issue? (May 18th 2015)

I would need the 1.3.4e/1.3.5 package for precise (12.04). Thanks a lot...
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FTP server on Ubuntu Touch?

as the title says, how can I run an FTP server on Ubuntu Touch? I want this so I can develop websites on the go (always have a full webserver and such with me instead of taking my notebook anywhere ...
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setting script for retrieving ftp data

I've just compiled a software. This software automatically connect the web site (via several scripts) and retrieve data. Web sites ftp service use e-mail address as a password. Username: Anonymous. ...
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FTP SERVER FAIL LOGIN on Ubuntu 14.04

Already installed ProFTPd before in my Ubuntu 14.04 and it was working great. Suddenly, users could no longer connect (I didn't make any changes it just stopped working). So I tried to fix it but ...
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LVS-NAT doesn't work with passive FTP. Active FTP is fine

On Ubuntu 14, I'm trying to set up a load balancer that uses haproxy for web connections and LVS-NAT for FTP, controlled by ldirectord, with pacemaker for automatic failover to a redundant host. The ...
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proftpd won't start

When trying to start proftpd server I get the following: /etc/init.d/proftpd start ProFTPD warning: cannot start neither in standalone nor in inetd/xinetd mode. Check your configuration. I ...
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How to show only specific directory to FTP user

In my ubuntu 14.04 I installed the (FTPD) ftp server. I would like to create one user for that and set nologin to that user. When logging on using an FTP client, I want that particular user to be able ...
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Want to enable root direct login to telnet/ssh/ftp

I am pretty aware of security risks. But its been a burning need for me to enable root direct login with ssh/telnet/ftp ? Would you please share the procedure this? I have enabled direct root login, ...