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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What is a HostName

Im trying to set up a FTP server and the turtorial im following says to change the "server name to your hostname" - what is a hostname and how do I find it? THANKS!
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Cannot connect via FTP on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed and configured vsftpd service on Ubuntu 12.04 using the tutorial How To Set Up vsftpd on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and then followed the tutorial, that's all I did. I never ...
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vsftpd not listing large directory from WAN interface

I have vsftpd running on my Ubuntu server, which is behind an Asus RT-N66U router. Port 21 is forwarded to the server. I can connect via my public IP address to the server, and it lists the files in ...
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How to build VSFTPD?

I have just downloaded the VSFTPD-3.0.2 distribution and opened to find lots and lots of intimidating files. I read the INSTALL file and got myself even more confused!!! So can anyone out there give ...
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How to add users in FileZilla for specific folders in Ubuntu?

Today i have a question for FileZilla in Ubuntu. How can i add a FileZilla's user (with different passwords) with ssh access, for a specific folder? Examples: The user "Admin", with the ...
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Not understanding /var/www permissions [duplicate]

I know similar questions have been asked, but I couldn't find a solution because I'm not looking for a command to give new rights to the directory, I would like to understand it. I'm very new to ...
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FTP backup Ubuntu server (help needed!!)

I run a modded minecraft server and want to backup my world folder to my website. I would assume the easiest way to do this is via FTP. if someone could supply my with a script/program that can allow ...
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How to make ftp work on ubuntu 14.04

I have tried many answers but I was unable to make ftp work on my ubuntu 14.04.ftp works with localhost but not with other ip's Whenever I try to use >ftp <ip-address> I get this error ...
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setup vsftp and upload file

I am trying to setup an anonymous ftp server on Ubuntu. I installed vsftpd with upload directory /srv/ftp the following lines to /etc/vsftpd.conf: local_root=/srv/ftp listen=YES anonymous_enable=YES ...
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Natulius “Connect to server”

i used to manage the remote servers connection with the bookmarks options. Since 14.04 the connections i used is saved in a popup window - how do i edit them? also - if there is a better way of ...
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FTP/SFTP not allowing any writing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and vsftpd. In the past my account (not root) has had full access, more or less, to either FTP or SFTP to anything on my server and edit any file that my user account could ...
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Updating FTP library

I've installed curlftpfs to mount FTP resources on my local Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 system using fstab: curlftpfs#user:password@IP:port/ /mount-point fuse ...
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PROFTPD : Login failled with 530 error

I'm using GAdmin-PROFTPD to manage a local PROFTPD server. On the main server, there is a virtual user "test2" with a password, allowed to access a directory in my home directory ...
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where are mounted files located after “connecting to server” over ftp

I've seen this asked about windows mounts here and MTP here, but to where should i browse inside terminal if i "Connect to Server..." over FTP? thanks in advance!
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useradd instead of adduser,

So I installed Ubuntu 13.04, set up sftp, that's all good. Setting up vsftpd for regular FTP users (we need those too, sadly. sftp isn't for good for all our purposes), i accidently used useradd to ...
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FTP server web administration gui

I'm looking for a free ftp solution (on linux) with web admin interface. Is there one? I need to delegate this role to non-IT person so for example project manager etc. Because of that it needs to ...
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Problem uploading to public FTP from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

I am having a strange issue when uploading from my computer to a ftp server (web hosting). I've connected with mc and with FileZilla, I can log in to the ftp server, I can create/delete folders, I can ...
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Connect to FTP via Nautilus connect to server

I want to connect other ubuntu machines on my network. I use Nautilus FTP connection manager for it, but it ended up with connection refused by server error. I install vsftpd but it still shows some ...
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How to stop and remove ftp service?

I want to stop ftp and remove the service on Ubuntu 14.04 I tried sudo apt-get remove ftp and checked using command ps aux | grep ftp but the service was still running. Please suggest some way to ...
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what is db_load?

I saw this line on here. What is db_load? **Is that kind of database like mySQL and ORACLE **? # db_load -T -t hash -f vusers.txt vsftpd-virtual-user.db
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How can i transfer data between two computers using Ethernet cable and FTP software like(gFtp)?

I want to transfer data between two Linux Ubuntu computers using just Ethernet cable and FTP software like gFtp Is this possible? because i get connection refused when trying to connect
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Allow ftp permissions for every directory

I have a computer that I set up with Ubuntu but I don't have a monitor for it so it is a hassle when I need to change something in the file system because I have to unplug a monitor from one of my ...
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How can I transfer files from one private network to another private network over the Internet through command line?

I want to transfer text files from one network to another using command line. I tried using www.egnyte.com but it can't do it through command line. It gives me and "error curl: (7) couldn't connect to ...
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Enable FTP server for Dreamweaver

So I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 to host my websites and I use Dreamweaver on my Windows machine to build them. But I would like to use the FTP option to automatically update my website (without having to ...
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ftp in xammp or vsftpd

I just know XAMPP can provide web, SQL and FTP services on the server. Also I know vsftpd gives ftp service. So which one to choose if some one wants to give his server ftp service? Which one do you ...
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Connecting my laptop with my phone via bluetooth in ftp mode

I am not able to play or transfer any media file in my laptop when connected to my moto g phone in ftp mode using bluetooth.My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.What is the solution?
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ProFTP incorrect password

I have ProFTP server installed, and I am trying to log in with a system user that I have created: useradd NewUser -s /bin/false -m passwd NewUser But when I try to log in from my client, it keeps ...
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Help setting up a home Media + File server

okay, here is the thing - I want to set up a Media + File server for my home... I have a tp-link wifi router+modem. I plan to use xbmc as the media server...i tried it out and i can now use it.. ...
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Redirecting external ports to local ip

I have a ubuntu 13.10 server and a registered domain name. I have a web server on my 192.168.24.1 machine and a ftp server on my 192.168.24.2. Using iptables I want: 1) people who write : ...
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vsftpd server no connect on virtual server

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu in Amazon cloud server. This machine installed via APT Apache2 + PHP5 + MySql to serve my website and everything is running perfectly. However, with no means ...
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How do I download a folder in ftp mode from the terminal?

Using the get command from the terminal in ftp mode, I can download a single file. Which command should I use in order to download a complete folder containing many files in ftp mode?
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VSFTPD not working

I followed instructions and other other instructions too but because it is not user-friendly, the ftp server is not working. # This option specifies the location of the RSA key to use for SSL # ...
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How can I install ftp server in kubuntu?

how install ftp server in kubuntu? please step by step, I installed by the comand sudo apt-get install vsftpd , but I cant connecting using filezilla
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SFTP file to Apache2

I have an edit file and would like to use SFTP to upload to Apache2. Does Ubuntu have SFTP or I need to find one to install it to machine? Your information and help is great appreciated, Regards, ...
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ProFTPD with OpenSSL error, help

I'm receiving this error message while trying to start Proftpd server on a 12.04 Ubuntu server: <"my_chosen_server_name"> proftpd[5897]: mod_tls/2.4.3: compiled using OpenSSL version 'OpenSSL ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 over FTP

How do I upgrade from 13.10 to 14.10 using ftp. http goes through a proxy and we a limited to 500M per week. FTP is not limited.
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vsftpd installation not working on virtual server as of 14.04

The process I have used for installing vsftpd since 12.04 no longer works. I get the error stop: Unknown instance when restarting the service. I believe this means the configuration is wrong, but I ...
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Basic FTP not working in Nautilus 3.10.1

There's a public FTP site that works fine other means (Firefox, FileZilla, etc) but not with Nautilus' 'Connect to Server' feature. Here's the URL: ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/standards/RFC sftp however ...
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How to automate CHMOD [duplicate]

How do I make the default value when upload a file via FTP for it to be 777. Like a have a ubuntu server, and one of the users has an application that created files in his folder, how do i make the ...
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Running Apache as FTP users

I have an Ubuntu server. Apache, MySQL and VsFTPd are running on it and it hosts more than one web sites. Every web site owner has an FTP user to upload files. However, Apache is running as www-data, ...
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Ownership in LAMP [duplicate]

I am relatively new to managing my own server but I am very eager to learn and right now I am able to install my own LAMP stack on an Ubuntu server 12.04 x64. I am using WordPress as for my blog, now ...
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How to make modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp persist a reboot

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but to get outbound active FTP connections through our firewall we need to run the following: sudo modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp I learned this trick from ...
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How can i to share just one folder to anonymous

I have created a user on pure-ftp with password but i want to share one folder amounts whole the folders with anonymous without login, How can i do it?
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No access to NAS via ftp on nautilus but works with Filezilla v3

As said in the title, for some unknown reason when I try to make a connection to connect to a NAS on my network by the standard Nautilus commend "File > Connect to a server > FTP with authentication" ...
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Working way on creating a root ftp user

There are many work arounds for this. One of those I've done: adduser username chown -R username /directory/ chmod -R 755 /directory/ I'm using FlashFXP on Windows which ends to [R] USER xxx [R] ...
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Why does Sitecopy download only empty directories?

I have a large remote FTP with about a half terabyte I need to make a local copy of and I set up Sitecopy to do it for me. After tweaking the settings I ran: sitecopy --fetch mysite.com then ...
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How to fix FTP to self?

I am able to ftp into my server, but when log on via ssh and do ftp localhost, I receive the message ftp> ftp: connect: Connection refused. I think I need it to ftp to itself for wordpress. Is this ...
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What Is The Difference Between “root”, “user”, “group”?

I am new in using UbuntuServer13.10 so during giving permission to a folder to open it on FileZilla on other PC, I got these words and now I want to know about the difference between; "root", "user", ...
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user can't ftp to a directory but is part of the group that owns it

I have set www-data as the owner and group on my /var/www directory. The permissions on /var/www are 775, so the www-data group has write access. user1 is a member of the www-data group. vsftpd ...
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How To Edit/Add/Delete/Rename Files/Folders In Ubuntu Server Using FileZilla?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" on my server and "Windows7-SP1" On my PC. Now I want to edit, add, delete, rename my files and folders in server using FTP. For this purpose, I installed "FileZilla ...