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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Permission problem

I'm running a vsftpd FTP Server, where system users can login. An application that must be running with root rights, is writing files in the directory of the ftp users. I've created a new group ...
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Automate user creation

I have a site for my students, and it is running on Ubuntu 14.04. When my students register themselves on my site, I store user info in an MySQL DB. I would like to give my students a website when ...
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vsftpd - mounted drive permissions

I have a vsftpd server running and I am wondering about the permissions I have set. The server has a few virtual users. Currently I have set them to 777 but what I want to do is set the drives to ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS includes unknown SFTP server

I've installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, and when I try to connect it with browser sftpd://10.0.0.100 it lets me see my files after I type my username and password. It's weird, because I haven't installed ...
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is there any way to change ssh or vnc config using ftp?

I have a remote server which I can't access physically, for the last couple of weeks I could connect to it using both FTP protocol and VNC remote desktop. I changed the "Desktop Sharing" Program in ...
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FTP Permission on folder

I have a ubuntu 14.04LTS webserver in my cloud provider set up. I have everything configured but my problem is I cannot SFTP to the folder under the user I created. I can send files under root but I ...
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Using FTP to connect to Linux machines using Nautilus's location entry [closed]

I use "ifconfig" to get an IP address, but for each address from that output I put in it keeps coming up "not found". Computers are on the same local network using Ethernet and Wifi, both on the same ...
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How to expose my FTP server to the world from behind NAT?

There's vsftpd server in my LAN; there's a hypothetical client machine in another subnet, who can't make direct connections to my FTP server; and there's a router between 2 subnets, actually VPN. I ...
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Is there an ftp management tool that is not based on PHP?

I am looking for an ftp tool GUI that makes it easier for some low-tech users to add/delete FTP accounts restricted to certain folders. Currently I am doing this by hand in my vsftpd.conf but I am ...
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vsftpd no logs to syslog

I have an vsftpd syslog server. And Its currently logging to /var/log/vsftpd.log, but I want it to send the logs to our syslog server. But I somehow I cant find any answer to my problem. I tried it ...
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no inet 6 address-sftp and ftp not working and no eth1 showing on ifconfig.

I am trying to transfer files between a ubuntu 12.04 server and a 12.04 desktop using sftp. it told me that the connection had been reset by peer(port 22) and doesn't work. However, the ftp doesn't ...
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How to upload/download a directory using ftp and on ftp CLI? I am using VSFTPD

This how I want to upload/download: ftp 10.42.0.1 then after entering user and password: ftp > Now if I use mget/get or put/mput I am able to copy only files. How should I download ...
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Website Files Permissions

I am trying to set all folders and subfolders (directories) to 755 and all files that are contained by folders and subfolders to 644. I don't know how can I do this from 1-2 commands. Is this even ...
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Delete ftp logs from Ubuntu

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I would like to know how to make Ubuntu "forget" the username and password I have entered for a certain website. I have entered ftp://examplesite.com; Entered Username and ...
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OpenSSH chroot breaks ssh and ftp

I'm trying to set up a webserver with a restricted sftp connection. I've googled and followed several walkthoughs that all appear to be pretty much the same thing. Here are my steps: Fresh install ...
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Why is this empty directory displaying as being over three megabytes in size?

I have an Ubuntu web server running version 12.10, hosted on Digital Ocean. When I access it using gFTP, one of the directories is listed as being over 3MB in size: However, the directory is ...
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Is it possible to download from the internet using filezilla?

I am trying to set up a packet program for my amateur radio hobby. I came across this website:http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/AX25-HOWTO/x94.html. In it there are three software programs with the ftp ...
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Is it possible to send and receive a file from ubuntu to windows without apps like samba etc?

Most of the suggestions and queries are showing samba and other application installations. It needs to be done programatically without any third-party client or servers.
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vsftpd PASV configuration set up, yet still not working

So, I've been researching FTP/FTPS, and have been trying to set up a working FTPS server. To use FTP(S), I've been using the service vsftpd, and the my server is an amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu ...
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vsftpd cant log in with syslog_enable=YES

Hi guys I want to send my ftp logs to a syslog server, so I tried to enable syslog. But when I set syslog_enable to YES I cant use my FTP Server at all. I am getting this error message: 500 OOPS: ...
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Please suggest the best tool to monitor ftp transactions on ubuntu 14.04

how do I monitor my anonymous ftp server for downloads (downloaders' locations, files downloaded etc) that includes graphing? ubuntu 14.04 x64 vsftpd
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give access right to a super user regarding other users directory when using ftp

when using ftp, and connecting with a ftp account, corresponding to a user account, it shows only the files for the connected user directory. I want to give to a specific user, the right to explore ...
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FTP client with vifm

How to use vifm as FTP client? I followed instructions here, but I'm confused. It's not intuitive. It doesn't tell where to put those script. Even this one doesn't tell to. I've tried to put the ...
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Charset issue with old NAS shares via ftp and smb

This is just another charset issue and I know there are trillions of similar questions out there. But none of them helped me so far. The NAS box is an old TeraStation with charset configured to ...
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How to add FTP and SSH acces to Ubuntu?

Day2 of my Ubuntu Desktop experience: Got a simpleNodeJS page (Hello World) page working and i even could reach it via my home-network. Now I want to add FTP and SSH access, because this Ubuntu pc ...
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FTP and WWW services don't acknowledge connections

I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS with vsftpd and the lamp stack (apache2, etc.) installed. Everything works fine on the LAN. Externally, the services don't acknowledge connection attempts. I can see packets ...
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vsFTPd anonymous upload does not work with changed directory

I have set up a vsftpd config and I would like to change the default directory. I made a directory /home/gergo/vsftpd and make this folder full access for everybody. I have added this line to the ...
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How to set up ProFTPd for home

I want to create a home ftp server that I can access from my pc using WiFi. On Windows I managed to do so by using filezila server, but on Ubuntu I am running into problems, I installed the ...
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VSFTPD setup not working

Good day I think I've been trying to tackle this issue for over 2 months now (with breaks of course) Here's the thing, I've set up the FTP server, it appears to be running (I can use Filezilla, ...
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Transfer File From Windows to Ubuntu with filezilla

So I have this question and need solutions. At my Office I have windows 8.1 PC and I have great Internet Speed. So I have downloaded lots of HD movie and Games They Size Like 17 GB or 34 GB. Now At ...
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How to download a directory over FTP?

I want to download a directory over FTP. The directory is very large, and it would be useful if I can pause and resume the download as needed. The target FTP directory is static. That is, it's ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 VSFTPD connection timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.0.4 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting using the local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is a ...
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quick-and-dirty file sharing on a LAN

I have a rather large file(s), which I'd like to share between two Linux boxes on the same network. I'm somewhat familiar with scp, but how do I configure it on the host? That is, how does the host ...
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Aria2 download from FTP from a list of URL

I'm currently using the following wget command to download from an FTP server from a list of URL's in a file: wget --user=mylogin --password='mypassword' -P /home/ftp/ -i /var/www/file/url.txt -N ...
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Website, SFTP, SSH in home directory for multiple users

I need a little help with configuring Ubuntu Server 14.04, apache2 and SFTP for multiple separate users. Every user needs to have website in his home directory, for example: /home/user/public_html ...
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How to setup virtual users for vsftpd with access to a specific sub directory?

I need to be able to add a virtual users to vsftpd that only have access to a sub folder. The reason why I want to use virtual users is I only want to have 1 real user on the server. The FTP ...
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How do I get the last file (based on date) in a directory? [closed]

I am connecting to a remote CentOS server and I need to get the date of the most recent file in a specific directory using PHP I have the bellow command that will give me a complete list of files: ...
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Since Ubuntu 14.04 server, no login to vsftpd possible

One more further issue, introduced with 14.04 update : vsftpd can no more connected, looks as there is any kind of authentication error. All config-files, which had run up to 12.04, had been still ...
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ftp in script is asking password though the password is in script

Previously the below script have not asked password when execute but all of a sudden it is asking password. I have tried to pass the username, password and server name in single quotes but still it is ...
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VSFTPD acess only localhost

I configured a ftp server but I can't acess it. If I try ftp localhost in server terminal it works but if I try ftp SERVERIP it doesn't work....neither from filezilla. The server doesn't have ...
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Why Can't I View Files In FTP Server

Why can't I view files in my FTP server? I have tried FileZilla: Status: Connecting to 192.168.1.123:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Response: 220 I'm Not Home ...
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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 ...