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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Unable to access my website ftp through my ubuntu OS laptop

I am using a ubuntu os 14.04 in my fujitsu laptop and i have an issue of unable to access ftp of my website, below is the logs of Filezilla for your easy reference in my laptop. I am already in touch ...
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www-data vs <username>

I am really confused about ownership www-data vs [username] (ex: admin, mike). www folder owned by [username] same as any folder or file created, great. So why do I need to change owner to www-data? ...
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FTP account for just one directory

Background information: I'm using Serverpilot to manage my Ubuntu server which doesn't provide any FTP service. There is a user: serverpilot With the home directory: /srv/users/serverpilot/ And ...
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Permissions in VSFPTd

I am trying to setup a VSFTPd Server on Ubuntu where I have multiple directories in a structure as follows: <ftp_root> |-> topic1 |-> user1 |-> user2 |-> topic2 ...
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Is there a way to whitlist ip's and block everything else

So i'm running ubuntu on my vps. But the problem is that i have kids trying to figure out the password of the FTP connection and the VNC connection. (with succes). Now i want to ask is there a way to ...
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obex ftp fails when accessed from nautilus

I have installed Astro Bluetooth module on my android phone(samsung Note-2), to enable obex ftp server on my phone. I am able to mount my phone using the command obexfs -b 78:9E:D0:D9:DC:4B ...
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CronJob to copy a directory on a remote server

I Need to create a Cronb that will run daily on my server and will ftp into a remote server with a username and password. It will copy a directory on that server and copy it onto a directory on my ...
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OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

Rewrote so anyone can understand my issue here. As the topic says i have problem with 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd everytime I try to connect to my ftp server via WinSCP. Adding seccomp_sandbox=NO ...
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How to install the latest Filezilla from their server

I installed filezilla using the Ubuntu Software and the version is 3.7 but according to their website the current stable version is 3.17. I downloaded the zip file from the Filezilla project website ...
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Setting Up FTP On Lubuntu

I am running Lubuntu and I am in need of giving a user read/write access to a directory (and only see this one directory). I would want to use something similar to the below: username: ftpuser ...
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How to copy file to a virtual machine on a cloud

I need to transfer files to a virtual machines exist on the cloud of my university and I have both Ubuntu and windows installed on my physical machine. Which tools should I use for this purpose?
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VSFTPD Virtual Users

I have created a web site on my ubuntu computer. I now need to be able to give 1 external user (no access to the computer itself, but FTP access) so that they are able to ftp files in and out of the ...
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Openvpn - Terminal blocked after starting connection

i have a little Problem with openvpn. I want to establish a VPN connect with open vpn, then get a file from an FTP Server and than close the connection. The VPN and the FTP are working fine. But if ...
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FTP: Connect as local user with different password

I want give some people FTP access to the files of unix user bob. Since bob has sudo, I don't want to share his unix password. How can I make sure FTP users have the same file rights as bob without ...
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Connect android ftp server and filezilla

Wanna connect android phone via ftp to my filezilla on ubuntu. I've installed ftp server on android and run it, it's ip is 192.168.1.103 and port 2221. But I've got an error while trying to connect: ...
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How to automatically sync the contents of a local folder with the contents of a ftp folder?

After searching everywhere I have not managed to find a specific answer for my question. On Windows there is an application called FTPbox that will automatically sync a local folder with an ftp one ...
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ubuntu permissions on newly created files with umask 022

I added a user on linux with username kakaris, added a password and then set the default directory of the user: usermod --home /usr/share/nginx/site.com/zfolder kakaris User kakaris is member of ...
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Network configuration | apt can't download anything

I'm having some issues with the FTP server I'm currently setting up for my company. I installed the server completly, updated everything and the server works fine now. I installed everything behind a ...
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Allow winscp/filezilla through iptables and fail2ban

I just launched a website within my school community and woke up this morning to logs of someone trying to bruteforce into my server. I followed some guides on digitalocean to set up fail2ban and ...
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Using filezilla to connect to vsFTPd

I'm running Ubuntu on a instance on the university server. I've installed vsFTPd and added a new user. I now want to connect from my laptop with Filezilla. At home it works fine with the ip-address ...
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FTP Timeout Ubuntu 14.04 + Plesk 12.05

I'm quite new to Ubuntu server. I can't have the clients domains connect to any FTP of the server: I receive a timeout. Connecting with SFTP "Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server" ...
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Skip mv directory or file, if it is during copying

I wrote script in bash, to move every hour files and dirs (uploaded to FTP by other users) to another directory, where nobody can modify or delete them (some kind of backup). I must edit this ...
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ftp> how to recursively search and change mode?

Sorry if that was a repeated question! all my search results leads to 'SSH' results... I'm asking about FTP, How can I recursively change mode from FTP using the terminal? Again: I'm using FTP, not ...
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How to change vsftpd's default directory to / instead of the user's home directory?

I currently have vsftpd installed in such a way, that when a user, say for instance my account frederik authenticates, I will be directed to my home directory /home/frederik/. This is a problem for ...
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Slow FTP/SSH connection to Ubuntu Server in local network

I have the computer in the local network with Ubuntu Server 14.04 on it that I use as some web local server. Everything working great but connecting to the server with FTP or SSH is very slow. Once ...
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FTP server help

I have an FTP server. Whenever I create folders using any machine, I cannot write inside the folders. This occurs even if I try to copy an entire folder; the contents still cannot be written. I am ...
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Ubuntu Server Ubuntu User FTP Write

I'm setting up my first linux web server (coming from iis). I've set up an Ubuntu server on AWS (EC2), have logged in & have installed LAMP. I now want to set up a new site which I wish to ...
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Set read and write only permission (with no delete!) vsFTPd

Today at work my boss, give me order: in internal company's FTP, where we have backups, users can upload and download files, but they can't delete them. I have to do this in vsFTPd's config. He told ...
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FTP setsockopt bad file desriptor

So I'm trying to FTP into my local virtualbox. SSHing into it works fine, but FTP it throws FTP: setsockopt: bad file descriptor Here is my config # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The ...
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filezilla mismatch between program and library, what to do?

I just updated to 15.10 and filezilla was working, but after a while I got an error: Fatal Error: Mismatch between the program and library build versions detected. The library used 3.0 ...
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Is there a command-line ftp client for Ubuntu Touch?

I want to be able to connect to my GoDaddy server to manage a wordpress instance and other files via Ubuntu Phone. I use FileZilla on my desktop but I'm in need of an cli ftp client for this to work. ...
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Permission denied in downloading ftp file

I am new to Linux and I am practicing File Transfer Protocol.As a root user when I look into the ftp directory , I have following two files :'Dilsher' and 'Holmes'. root@dilsher:/# cd /srv/ftp ...
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error with anonymous FTP: 500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot()

I want to configure my vsftpd server as anonymous. I used the following /etc/vsftpd.conf: listen=YES anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=NO write_enable=YES anon_root=/tmp/ anon_max_rate=2048000 ...
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Can't execute compiled program: Exec format error [closed]

First, this has nothing to do with 64bit-32bit mismatch, file extensions, nor permissions. I compiled a program (C++ 11) in a non-Ubuntu distro, and I uploaded it onto an Ubuntu Server (64 bit) with ...
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How to read the filepath into the variable?

My requirement is to transfer the files using FTP command. I have used csv to store the details of source and destination file paths. while IFS="," read SRC_IP SRC_UNAME SRC_PSWD SRC_PATH SRC_FILE ...
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How do I setup SFTP on Ubuntu? I want my /var/www directory to connect to FileZilla from another computer. How do I go about doing this?

I already have Ubuntu LAMP server installed and vsftpd. This server is connected to the web on on dns domain. However, when I connect to the ftp server on FileZilla it connects. However, when I upload ...
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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 ...