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 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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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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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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vsftpd-cannot read config file even when file exists

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 and I just installed vsftpd. When I run the command service vsftpd status, I get the following output: vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: loaded ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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how to find a file and ftp from ubuntu server?

I am not a unix scripting guy, so I have this question to you all. How I can find a file and ftp it to a ftp server? ncftpput -R -v -u "username" x.x.x.x xyz/ Downloads/[find /home/owner/Downloads ...
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How to add FTP users on Ubuntu?

I installed an Ubuntu VPS and installed vsftpd on it. How do I add users with passwords to it that can modify the root directory?
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Does the Ubuntu type Desktop versus Server matter when installing one of the FTP's?

First I did ps -aux | grep ftp and did not find a running ftp of any kind. I'm interested in turning up an FTP service on my Ubuntu 15.04 running on my laptop. I am aware of ftp, sftp, and vsftpd ...
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Connect to server using Nautilus and navigate to root catalog

I connect to server using Nautilus via SFTP. It opens home directory and not allows to go very root catalog. If I do the same connection using FAR commander from windows I also moved top home ...
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vsftpd: 530 Login incorrect

I can't get vsfptd working on Ubuntu 12.04. my vsftpd.conf file looks like this, and I try to connect with a local user: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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How to give a specific user access only to a specific folder and its contents?

I used adduser <name> and created a new user, andrew. Now I want to give him read/write access only to /var/www/sitename.com and its contents. How am I supposed to do this? I tried sudo ...
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Ubuntu: FTP works in Filezilla but not with ftp program

I'm using Ubuntu, and FTP works in Filezilla, but when I try to use the ftp program, I could log in but the file transfers are often stalled (and fail with timeout), except sometimes when the file is ...
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How do I temporarily run an FTP server?

In the world of Ubuntu, it seems you either always run an FTP server or you never do. Perhaps I'm the first network analyst who's needed to flash a Cisco, Checkpoint or Nokia image using Ubuntu... I ...
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FTP connection problems in Nautilus

I have no trouble connecting to my FTP server by going to Places->Connect to server... I can then browse the FTP site to my heart's content with Nautilus for a few minutes. After a few minutes of ...
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500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

I'm rather new to Ubuntu and therefore vsftp. I've setup the ftp server and I have several folders. When I connect, I can do so without any issues. However, if I try to access one particular folder ...
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How can i see images from my ftp server of ubuntu, directly from browser in form of gallery?

I have Ubuntu installed on AWS running an FTP server. Images are uploaded continuously to the FTP server. Is it possible to view the images directly in the form of a gallery? Could I use Ubuntu's ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 FTP over TLS Error 530

I have a ProFTPD Server running on Ubuntu 12.04, but my problem is that this FTP Server does not have a TLS encryption. So I tried to set up a TLS encryption with this tutorial: ...
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FTP works from command line but not from “Connect to Server” GUI (vsftp)

I have vsftpd installed on my Ubuntu server. Here is my config: # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The default compiled in settings are fairly paranoid. This sample file # loosens things up a ...
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bandwith limit per ip adress

my system runs ubuntu server. I am doing file sharing, but I have problems. (ftp) My NIC speed is 1gbits. How can I limit the download speed of everyone outside my LAN? for example : all visitors ...
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why can vsftpd by passive mode work with firewall allowing only 21 port?

I have a question. Why can vsftpd by passive mode work with firewall allowing only 21 port ? I open only 21/tcp port. $ ufw enable $ ufw allow 21/tcp $ cat /etc/vsftpd.conf | grep pasv ...
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Problem in VSFTPD

My VSFTPD server allows anonymous users to log in but virtual users are not allowed, it gives me this problem: Here is my configuration :
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Need assistance with configuring ftp-proxy

I have internal ftp services running on a Synology NAS box. I now have to present the ftp as an external web facing ftp. I have a running Ubuntu 14.04 server currently handling my HTTPS proxy ...
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Prevent Ubuntu RAM increase rapidly?

I have ubuntu server 14.04 installed in my server. And i have vsftpd server that provide download file test for testing purpose. my question is why if client download the ftp file, my server ram is ...
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How to connect to FTP via Winscp/Filezilla - Ubuntu server + VirtualBox - What should I add in “Port Forwarding” ?

I have an Ubuntu Server on my Virtualbox. In the virtual machine Network Settings I have it set to "NAT" and added in "Port Forwarding" the 80 port. So now when I run on my PC "localhost" or the ...
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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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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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How to associate keyfile with a site on filezilla

Initially, I had a problem with creating a site within filezilla as I needed to use a private key to login to the server but there was no option listed for logging in with a keyfile. As per this ...
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Can I use vsftpd over WWW for free?

I have used vsftpd to share files over a local network on my Ubuntu 15.04. Its very elegant an I like it very much. I have seen many websites using ftp over the WWW. For example suse and debian and ...
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ubuntu/android ftp not recognizing files or directories with caps

I have ftp set up between my ubuntu 14.04.3 desktop and android phone. When I attempt to transfer files from the ubuntu box to the phone, some strange things happen. If the directory and/or filenames ...
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Can I backup via FTP using internal and external FTP addresses, automatically

I am currently using the backup utility on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and doing it through FTP on my notebook. I currently have to switch from my internal Private IP address, 192.168.XXX.XXX, to my external ...
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Ubuntu network indicator problem

I am using ubuntu 14.04. at first I use a dsl connection created from network indicator-> edit Connection. Everything works fine. I can even access other people's shared folder from "ShareScanner" ...
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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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On Ubuntu 14.04.3 - something is changing regular user's password within 24 hours causing access problems

I'm using a Digital Ocean droplet (Ubuntu 14.04.3) to create a temporary ftp server to get some data (it doesn't need security). I've set up vsftpd so that access is given to regular chrooted users ...
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download packages from ppa.launchpad.net via ftp or https

I would like to ask if it is possible to update/upgrade packages through ftp. It means accessing ppa.launchpad.net via ftp/https. Or does launchpad.net have mirrors? I know that I can download ...
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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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How to install the ftppwd utility on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 which needs the "ftppwd" utility installed. I'm trying to run a Unix shell script on Ubuntu. The Unix shell script uses the ftppwd command. As of now FTPPWD utility is not ...
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How am I connecting to Ubuntu 14.04 server via FTP? No vsftpd or proftpd installed

My computer was stolen about 6 months ago. I have just gotten a new computer, and setting up connecting with my VPS, that runs Ubuntu server 14.04. Its been awhile so I cant remember, and also I ...
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viewing access levels with ftp and sftp

Client Win7 running filezilla Server Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, running vsftpd I have successfully installed vsftpd on my Ubuntu machine and I can login via the command line (ftp localhost) and remotely via ...
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Ubuntu vsftpd, can connect through WAN but not LAN

So, i have vsftpd running with PASV mode enabled behind NAT: pasv_enable=YES pasv_addr_resolve=YES pasv_address="domain name" port_enable=YES pasv_max_port=55000 pasv_min_port=50000 local_enable=YES ...
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How to set NetBeans as a default editor in FileZilla

When I open any php, html, or css files FileZilla opens them in GEdit. Instead I would like FileZilla to open them in NetBeans 7.3. I would like to set NetBeans as the default editor in FileZilla. ...
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How can I make apt-mirror to save repositories files on router-provided ftp server?

I have an external HDD connected to my WRT1900AC router, which has built-in ftp support. The ftp access is user and password protected. I would like to use apt-mirror to download the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu very slow file transfer via FTP

Not zipped file transfer via FTP is very slow. When I try upload zipped file is all fine speed is 600ks/s, when not zipped - 5B/s. What can cause this problem, maybe is enabled some file encryption ? ...
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How to limit user folder access using VSFTP?

I'm trying to use VSFTPD with the following configuration, using a VM with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm able to login into my virtual sftp server normally but my client user is able to navigate between the ...
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CrossFTP Ubuntu software store

Please can someone just install crossFTP from the Ubuntu software store and check it works? I have installed it and the right pane which should be where you connect to an FTP doest display anything. ...
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vsftpd - GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

How can I fix this error when I try connecting to the ftp server on filezila: GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received. And this error on sublime ftpsync plugin: ssl.SSLError: [SSL: ...