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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Running Into Trouble Connecting to VSFTPD Server

I am currently not able to connect to a VSFTPD server. My /etc/vsftpd.conf is pretty much the default except for having userlist_enable=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list and my username in ...
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Creating FTP Accounts for Webserver

I've asked similar question before, but still lost and can't figure out how to make this work. This is what I'm trying to achieve .. I'm looking to build a webserver, simple as it sounds ... I have ...
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filezilla error Pageant failed to answer challenge in Ubuntu 14.04

Anyone tell me why I getting this error, when I trying to connect my sftp through filezilla. Response: fzSftp started Command: keyfile "/home/supravat/.ssh/pub_key" Command: open ...
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File permission problems with vsftpd and filezilla

I am having the same difficulty as others have had with vsftpd. I have read the posts but cant figure out how to fix this. When I use Filezilla to upload a file to an ubuntu server, I get: Response: ...
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filezilla error Connection timed out in Ubuntu LTS 14.04

I want to connect ftp using FileZilla but its getting following error, instead when I connect to another host its connecting. Anyone have any idea ? Status: Connecting to 205.186.187.210:21... ...
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530 Login incorrect vsftpd

I receive this error from yesterday when I installed and removed EHCP, it has changed all my configuration files for example Apache, vsftpd and others... I resolved other problems but I can't resolve ...
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please give me a step by step procedure for file sharing using LAN

anybody can help to give me the step by step connecting and sharing of files between two ubuntu laptops using SSH or Giver.
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Managing remote server connections via Nautilus

Is there any way to manage remote server credentials while using Nautilus remote server connect feature? The Recent Servers works for couple of connections, but not for 20+. Also it seems that if I ...
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Checksum failed while bitbake

I am using ubuntu 12.04 to build gumstix-microwindows-image. However I am getting this error when I do bitbake gumstix-microwindows-image NOTE: Handling BitBake files: | (4957/4958) [99 %]ERROR: ...
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Why can't I upload files to SFTP home folder?

I configured SFTP using the guide “Remote Access over SFTP on Ubuntu 14.04”, but I’m confused by the directory structure. Why should I create another folder inside the home directory for upload? “How ...
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WordPress FTP permissions

I'm trying to learn about web administration, but I have several hiccups: How do I configure the FTP user account in order to install WordPress plugins, etc. securely so that no one can hack my ...
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FTP and browser network connection issues in 14.10 Utopic

I have a remotely hosted website. For long I could FTP into it and upload web content, but now when I try, Nautilus tells me after a long waiting time that "oops, something went wrong". Normally I ...
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Pureadmin or GAdmin-ProFTPD with only virtual users

How to setup Pureadmin or GAdmin-ProFTPD to work with only virtual users and completely disable local users ?
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Configuring wondershaper

I am currently using wondershaper to limit my bandwidth. To test out the bandwidth limiter, I have set up FTP transfers using Filezilla and vsftpd server. Both upload and download were set to ...
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Create a VSFTPD server with anonymous access

I want to set up a FTP server on Ubuntu 14.04 I have full access to the server and any tutorial I find online doesn't tell me exactly how to access it. I am using VSFTPD because of many suggestions. ...
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Seemingly random refusal of connection for proftpd xinetd installation on Plesk server

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS on a Plesk VPS, version 12.0.18 Update #26. Plesk is set up to use proftpd for users, and seems to do so just fine. However, at seemingly random intervals the ftp server ...
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How to grant access to a folder which resides in a folder owned by another group

Situation: Group A requires access to /path/to/dir/foo to upload files through ssh or ftp, but the directory in question: /path/to/dir/foo is owned by group B (if you'd like: /path is recursively ...
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How do I assign proper user permissions?

I am trying to setup an ftp server on laptop. I seem to have it installed and configured correctly. It's the user and file permissions that are in my way now. I want to have my ftp user able to read ...
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webcam the aplication - how to set ftp to number/timestamp files same way as they are in local archive

On Lubuntu 14.10 I have set a webcam to take picture every 5 minutes and upload to FTP and save in local archive with file name snap%Y-%m-%d-%H-%M-%S.jpg. I would like to set the webcam app to upload ...
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Can't remotely connect to Ubuntu server 14.04

I'm able to connect to my server through my Windows 8.1 using FileZilla and PuTTy perfectly fine also using andFTP while I'm on the local network, how ever that's not the case otherwise. I've tried ...
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FTP and WWW services don't appear Ubuntu Server 14

I am testing a new FTP server. The vsftpd.conf file is correct. The firewall is passing traffic properly. I tested this by hooking up another machine to the DMZ with the same internal IP and nmap ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 FTP restart

We use a dedicated server running Ubuntu 14.04 The FTP service sometimes quits and we need to get it restarted. This means I am stuck a day or to and is unable to work with files on the server www ...
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open for write: permission denied but write_enable = YES

I need to upload files via ftp to my website. I have changed permissions, added users, uncommented the write_enable, but nothing seems to work. I ALWAYS get open for write: permission denied Any ...
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Gedit Crashes on opening large-ish file over ftp [closed]

I'm trying to open a .php file I have on a client's ftp server in gedit. Infact, there are two files that won't open. I think it's maybe because they're quite large? (8.7 and 10.4kb). Gedit opens, it ...
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FTP refuses any and all connections (vsftpd)

Even on localhost using the ftp command, through the web server on WordPress, on my personal computer through FileZilla, in short, I need my FTP server but it refuses to let anyone connect. Using SSH ...
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Can't edit anything on FTP server

I have a serious problem. When at work, I work directly on our development FTP server, using sublime text. However, since upgrading to 14.10, I can't edit anything on any server. Creating new folders ...
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FTP client that uses Gnome Keyring?

There any ftp client that uses Gnome Keyring to store password ? I'm quite sure there isn't any stand alone app alternative to Filezilla on Linux, that is a little to old and kind of abandon-ware and ...
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issue with vsftpd - no matter what I do, users can go up in the directory

I've set up vsftp on an Ubuntu server. Configuration is as follows: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES ...
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I disabled root access on my server, but now I cant FTP files to /var/www/, any solutions?

Following a tutorial for Linode to host a server securely, I disabled root user. I have regular user, and I can always type in sudo if I want to make changes. The problem exists when I try to FTP ...
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Ftp login without shell access

I am using proftpd. Uncommented in /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf: RequireValidShell off But now, even a user with right shell acess /bin/bash cannot log via FTP. I am getting this error: ...
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Filezilla: Connection established, waiting for welcome message… only with ftp

Problem with connecting in Filezilla When I connecting to ftp it is showing this message in filezila Connection established, waiting for welcome message... before day I connected successfully I ...
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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 ...