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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User has full access with FTP, limited access with SFTP

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I followed these instructions to set up a user account that should be limited to its own home directory. The problem, however, is that FTP access is still allowed ...
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Permanent FTP access for user?

I've set up my VPS with a second user foo using sudo adduser foo and then given access ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL using sudo /usr/sbin/visudo, And then I can use this user to access the server's root ...
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VSFTPD Passive mode picking random ports

I'm trying to set up an FTP server behind a TP-Link TL-R470T+ router. I have set up port forwarding of port 21 and ports 6000-7000. This is the relevant section of my vsftpd.conf pasv_enable=Yes ...
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ftp download using LWP::UserAgent failing

I am a noob with ubuntu and was trying to download some files from a ftp server. Home PC with Ubuntu 14.04 connecting to internet through a router. The code I am using is # Program to download ...
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Directory / File Permissions [duplicate]

I want to start out by apologizing if this question has already been answered somewhere else and I just haven't run across it yet. I have been searching Ask Ubuntu as well as many other forums for ...
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How to create cascading permissions for FTP user - new files and folders

So I've set up a new Ubuntu server with LAMP stack and I have a ftp user for my client so they can upload files/folders to their website. How can I make cascading permissions so they do not have ...
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Configuring VSFTPD for a webserver

I've been able to install VSFTPD on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 .. But now, I'm having an issue configuring it ... The server is running as a Web Server, so FTP is essential to update the website every now ...
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How to use nautilus to connect to a remote server: 2 features missing?

I've recently discovered that I can connect myself to a web server using nautilus (so I don't need stuff like winscp). So I did manage to connect myself to my web server, and started to download some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software update failed - files list file for package `ftp' contains empty filename

When I try to update my Laptop which has Ubuntu 14.04 through Software updater I get "The installation or removal of a software package failed". I'm unable to either install or remove any ...
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Use Citadel to run FTP and Email Server?

So recently I came across Ubuntu and learned that I can run my own FTP and email server with Citadel. I am brand new to Linux and Ubuntu so I have no idea what I'm doing. I checked online forums but ...
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lftp-gtk after installation, many programs were uninstalled

I'm searching for a program to back-up or synchronize ftp. I found the site user interface for lftp and installed the program as described. BUT the installing process took a very long time and ...
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I want to create an FTP account that can oversee multiple other FTP accounts. How should I manage my permissions and users?

I rent my own virtual server. I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and use it as a webserver. I have hosted some websites of my own on this server, as virtual hosts. I also have a few friends who I give ...
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How to delete .svn folder using FileZilla?

Recently I had uploaded a website to live server using FileZilla and by mistake i had uploaded that code with .svn folder. I want to delete recursively those .svn folder using filezilla. I don't ...
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What am I doing incorrectly when trying to connect to Amazon AWS Bitnami created instance?

I created an amazon EC2 instance using the Bitnami tool found in the AWS marketplace ...
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SH file not executing successfully

I am new in linux. Trying to run sh file which connects the server over FTP or VSFTPD and get some files. Here is my Script #!/bin/sh HOST='IP_ADDR' USER = 'user' PASS = 'password' FILE = ...
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Ubuntu FTP install and publish for LAN network

New here. I am trying to install FTP (not SFTP or VSFTPD) server on ubuntu using command prompt version. sudo apt-get install ftp It get installed successfully. But not accessible on network ...
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apt-get update error : W: Failed to fetch ftp://ftp.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/./Release.gpg Could not resolve 'ftp.videolan.org'

I was trying to download some media codecs a while back but I couldn't because my laptop ran out of battery(or something, don't remeber what really happened). I tried to run sudo apt-get update and ...
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network carashes

using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit with a brand new system on a gb network(wired). the ip is set by the machine and connected to a linksys e42000 router. using onboard gb nic card mainly used as a gaming ...
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How can I set vsftpd user-specific access?

I'm using vsftpd (on 14.04) and I want to set user-specific access: - admin has full access to home folder of all users - standard user (everyone from group "users") has permission only for his home ...
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FileZilla: Failed to retrieve directory listing

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 as the host and installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the Virtualbox as Guest OS. I have installed and configured VSFTPD on Ubuntu 14.04 and forwarded the virtualbox port's as follows: ...
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FTP Login incorrect

I´ve installed the vsftpd on my Ubuntu 14.04. My vsftpd.conf: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES ...
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setup default directory for ftp user and not to allow him to access the parent directories

I have setup an ubuntu instance on Amazon AWS with nginx webserver installed on it. I would like to create an ftp user and give default access to /usr/share/nginx/www. The user shouldn't be able to ...
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install sites using virtualmin but ftp(proftp server,filezilla client) upload failed

I used virtualmin to creat multi sitex on a vps(ubuntu 14 lts). everything is OK except when I try to upload and try to update a file(former files on the vps are scp from another vps) it always ...
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Saving images of my IP-camera on my Desktop using FTP

I have a camera which allows FTP connections. If I want my camera to send an image to my Ubuntu Desktop, would I need to install an FTP server on my Desktop PC for this or is there an easier way?
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How to set up a FTP server

How to set up a FTP server with file-zilla in Ubuntu so that I can transfer files between my computer and mobile phone?
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vsFTPd limit virtual users access

I have configured virtual users in vsFTPd . let say i have created two virtual user vivek and sayali It is working fine My problem is sayali user has access to vivek's and all system folders . how ...
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FTP account without linux user

Is it possible to create a FTP user account without a user creation in linux ?
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Multiple user webserver with apache and vsftpd

I am trying to setup a webserver with a multiple user environment. So I have all the websites inside my /var/www directory. But now I'm facing a problem with my ftp configuration. When a user logs ...
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How to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy?

:) I have a Samsung Galaxy that doesn't communicate very easily with any computer... I want to be able to transfer files (now I email them one by one..., nope don't have cardreader either) I found ...
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FTP to my Ubuntu machine kills my network

I'm having a problem transferring files between my Ubuntu server and other machines with FTP. Basically, if I initiate an FTP request from my Ubuntu to my Mac, it works fine. But if I make a request ...
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Limit FTP users to home directory on webmin

I'm Using ProFTP on webmin, Ubuntu 14.04. I need to make FTP accounts for clients, who are limited to just a specified folder with no other access to the server. I would prefer if it was secure. I ...
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Create FTP account with vsftpd limited to one folder only?

Have a fresh Ubuntu install 14.04 on digital ocean. Just installed vsftpd using this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/ftp-server.html#vsftpd-userauth-configuration The only things I ...
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SFTP Excecute Bit does not seem to be working correctly

I am trying to replace an existing FTP server and switch the users to be using sftp. We have some strict requirements as far as permissions required on the folders. For instance on the user's FTP ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 vsftpd connection problem

I recently installed vsftpd according to this tutorial: http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-ftp-server-on-ubuntu-14-04-vsftpd/. I can login to the ftp but after that I get the following results from ...
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How to use Ubuntu Terminal to backup data over a shared netowrk drive

Firstly, I must confess and say that I'm very green in Linux so kindly forgive me for my newbie question. Secondly, forgive me again for the long post - I just had to be sure I got everything down. ...
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Uninstall then install makes vstpd service unrecognized, vsftpd: unrecognized service

I installed vsftpd on my server using this and this link. But due to this error I followed the solution and tried to update the vsftpd. But because of some configuration problem it was not functioning ...
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vsftpd NOT STARTING BUG- apt-get-purge error

i successfully installed, configured, and used vsftpd. But after restart something became corrupted, now :~# service vsftpd status :~# service vsftpd start :~# service vsftpd restart :~# service ...
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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? [closed]

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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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!