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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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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Why vsftpd doesnt work when pam_service_name=vsftpd?

I did a vsftpd setup on my home server. I got some authentication error so I searched through this forum and got a solution. This solution worked for me As in the solution. the default setting ...
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Can anybody tell me how to test ftp server in Ubuntu machine?

I tried with several ways which is given like telnet to test whether my ftp server working properly or not:   rama@rama-desktop:~$ telnet 192.164.0.102 21 Trying 192.168.0.102... telnet: ...
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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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Nicer FTP client than FileZilla?

FileZilla is really kind of "meh," when it comes to user interface. I'm wondering if there's something simpler/cleaner/slicker out there?
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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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How can I allow access to both SSH and SFTP?

I started from the following article to set up SFTP on Ubuntu Server: http://blog.srmklive.com/2013/04/24/how-to-setup-sftp-server-ftp-over-ssh-in-ubuntu/. If I follow these instructions, I can ...
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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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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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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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How do I manage users in ProFTPD?

How do i add a new user to my FTP server running ProFTPD. I have the server running, i added a system user but i get Login incorrect. Thank you for your help in advance.
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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 script,...
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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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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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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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FTP Connection established…Connection timed out problem with all my sites and FTP programs?

Just few hours ago FileZilla was working fine. Then, suddenly I started to get this error: Status: Resolving address of ftp.readtypechinese.com Status: Connecting to 69.175.14.60:21... Status: ...
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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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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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Cannot connect to FTP via Nautilus but FileZilla can

I tried to connect to FTP via Nautilus on Ubuntu 14.04. When I tried the address for example, ftp://whs.servername.com, nothing happen, but I can connect it via FileZilla. If I tried with SFTP, it ...
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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 (wchar_t,...
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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 root@...
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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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Connect FTP/SFTP in Dolphin or transfer Nautilus Bookmarks

I am really liking the power of Dolphin and all the KDE tools that go along with using it what can I do to connect via FTP/SFTP with Dolphin?
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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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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 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 14....
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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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Krusader doesn't save FTP password

I need to type the FTP password always, although I have checked the remember password option. What could be wrong ??
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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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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 root/mqsql-...
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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 is the authenticity of Ubuntu updates verified?

I couldn't find much info on the security of Ubuntu (and Linux in general) update verification/security. The connection appears to be plain ftp. but the packages are signed using a private key and ...
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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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FTP Server on Ubuntu

I'm looking for an FTP server application for my headless server, which is a public virtual machine with a public ip address. . I've narrowed it down to 3, at least from what I've read are the most ...
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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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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 server,...
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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 ...
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Why am I unable to connect to ftp, or git or mysql server from my ubuntu 14.04 LTS computer?

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I used to manage my ftp connections through FileZilla, and use git through terminal as well as mysql through terminal... Then, today, nothing works. I try to ...