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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Authentication failure for FTP server

I followed this link to install ftp server. And also added ftp user(ftpuser) and also added ftp password(1234567). But when I am using this password in any wordpress site or any ftp software such as ...
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Why is 'gvfs-mount' not working after a force stop

'gvfs-mount' doesn't work after using a ctrl+z once and reusing 'gvfs-mount' back again. Consider the situation :: gvfs-mount smb://172.17.88.47 Password required for 172.17.88.47 User [nanda]: ^Z ...
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ftp scripts fail with 530 after upgrading from 8x. to 12.04

I reinstalled to 12.04 and now all of my ftp scripts fail with "530 login incorrect". I am getting the login info from my .netrc. My logins also fail if I attempt using wget. I have verified that ...
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How to set up ftp server that can be viewed through the internet

I set up the ftp and the configurations are set as defaults. I got my domain from noip, and I set the ip of my server to that domain. I have heard that you need to port foward, but I do not know how ...
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how to set priviledge on port 21 ftp of a host

i have a linux hosting working with cakephp.some sites got intrusion/hacked.i used nmap to see the open ports. i found 21/tcp open ftp is the port which should be restricted and not accessible via ...
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How to recursively upload a directory to a ftp server but skip hidden dot-directorys

I have found that ncftp has this ability to recursive upload directorys. My problem now is that my directory contains a .svn and a .git folder that I do not want uploaded. ncftpput -R -v -u "user" -p ...
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Trouble with runing vsftpd server UBUNTU 12.04 TLS

Hi, I have downloaded and installed the vsftpd 2.3.5 but when I check if it is running I get: root@ubuntu:/etc/init.d# chkconfig vsftpd vsftpd off chkconfig vsftpd on generates lots of this: ...
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How do I configure FTP accounts for vsftpd?

I have a new 12.04 Desktop installation. This PC is also my server (LAMP + postgres). I have just ONE user for the OS. There are 3 PCs in my LAN. I have installed vsFTP and that's it. What I want to ...
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Redirect user to a sub folder after logging in FTP

I want to redirect user after SFTP log in to public_html folder. I have tried this script in vsftpd.conf user_sub_token=$USER local_root=/home/$USER/public_html listen=YES This does not work does ...
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Please clarify: Using SFTP on LAN for development

After so many years of working with FTP on Ubuntu, I'm now confused. I read on many docs that FTP is insecure and that SFTP or SSH is the best way to go. But here's what I want to do... We are a ...
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Using FTP to edit a file removes Apache permissions

If I edit a file using FTP with vsftpd on ubuntu 12.04 LTS... It removes the permissions that allow Apache to access the file... Currently If I upload a file with FTP, if it is a .php file it will ...
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How to save kftpgrabber site in kwallet

I'm researching for a more secure FTP client which is more securelely stores site details like passwords, than Filezilla and found kftpgrabber fits with my need. However for get the most out from ...
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vsftpd login incorrect issue

I install vsftpd on my ubuntu server, this follow is my vsftpd.conf file: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES check_shell=NO write_enable=YES local_umask=022 dirmessage_enable=YES ...
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Disable default username prompt on connected for vsftpd

I configured vsftpd on a Ubuntu 13.10 with anonymous_enable=NO and local_enable=YES, and use my ssh credential to login. The problem is illustrated in this screenshot: As you can see my username is ...
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AWS FTP to /var/www access denied to write

Ok, so I just got my amazon web services EC2 server up and running with apache. When I ftp into the server using IP and KEY.pem you create when setting up the server. Everything is good, but when I ...
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How to use Nautilus as FTP: Connect to Server not working

I am trying to connect to my FTP server from nautilus. I am simply trying to update some .html files. I enter my domain here, but nothing happens and I cannot click "connect". Any suggestions?
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I want to get a file to my device using ftpget command from a server

The server IP is 192.168.0.100 username : client password : client I typed the command as from the device ftpget -u client -p client 192.168.0.100 /home/client/filename But it is not working
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Is FTP accesible outside SSH while using FTP-SSH

I'm trying to set up FTP over SSH, and I did set up the SSH server, but FileZilla keeps saying "ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server" which I take to mean that I need to set up an ftp server on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server - Default directory permissions

I am new to linux and I installed linux for web server purpose with apache2. I have created a new directory /var/www/mysite. My main problem is that each new file I create has read only permissions ...
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Create Directory linked to external server (website) via ftp

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and linux in general, so please forgive me if this has been asked before. I'm a web developer and have moved to ubuntu. I was wondering if it was possible to have a ...
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files on FTP not opening or saving on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I connected to server and I can't click on & open a file so I dragged a file to desktop but then couldn't save it on the server I tried to reach the server and set the permissions to read and ...
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How to figure out why FTP isn't working?

I tried setting up a FTP Server on my Netbook, but I cannot connect to it. Now I wonder how can I figure out what I did wrong. I have an Apache2 server running on it to use with the domain ...
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vsftpd: 530 Login incorrect

I cant 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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Custom permissions VSFTPD

I have two folders inside my FTP root directory, the first one needs to be readable and writable by ftp users (except for delete operations). The second directory needs to allow only uploads (users ...
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Add time to mate lock-screen

I am migrating a former Filezilla FTP server onto a my ubuntu 13.04 server. The back end stuff is all set up, and working with vsftp. What I want to know is if there is an interface, i can track ...
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425 Security: Bad IP connecting. vsftpd

I found out what was wrong i just needed to move the pasv_promiscuous=YES from the bottom to the top. I dont know why it worked I'm using VSFTPD and when i try to connect to the ftp server it ...
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sudo unable to resolve host localhost.localdomain

Hello guys When I run sudo nano /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf I get this error : sudo unable to resolve host localhost.localdomain I'm trying to set DefaultRoot to /var/wwwas per the following ...
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vsftpd will not start with SSL enabled

I am having a problem trying to set up an FTPS server on my Ubuntu Server 13.10 machine. I have vsftpd installed. When I try to start the service using sudo service vsftpd start I get : vsftpd ...
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Couldn't able to download file from vsftpd server

I have installed and configured vsftpd server on my system (Ubuntu 12.04), followed these pages for setup and configuration FTP server. I can able to see my files at $ftp://192.xx.xx.xx but the ...
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I have 2 ftp servers running

I have installed VSFTPD but when i turn it off, I can still access my ftp user how can i find the other FTPd and remove it -Viktor Strate
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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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Permission denied in FTP even though I'm the owner

Okay, so I've tried my best at finding the answer to this by searching and looking through possible duplicates, but I just can't so forgive me if it's out there somewhere anyways. My issue is as ...
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Is the a way to download a file to ftp from chrome?

Is there a way to download files while browsing in chrome to my ftp server without opening another application or program or downloading it onto my computer?
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virtualhost ftp server

I have an appache2 web server, and a separate ftp file-server. Now I would like to combine the services to one machine, but I want to retain the host-name for the file-server once I move it to the ...
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Is mounting Box with FTP a workable solution?

I have been searching high and low for a solution to be able to mount Box as a drive with Ubuntu 13.10. As you all know, there is no Linux sync tool except the very limited one at github here, which ...
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crontab doesnt upload file via ftp script

I Write script that make a zip file with /var/www Directory And mysqldump db And upload it via ftp And change mode to executable file And put It in cron tab but file doesn't upload !!! #!/bin/bash ...
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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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VSFTPD Allowing A User To Edit Any File

I finally got VSFTPD working with PAM and MySQL, and I want to know how I can have an FTP user that makes editing the server easily. Essentially what I want is for my ftp user to be able to have the ...
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Confusion regarding web owner in /var/www and local copy of project /home/user/project

I have installed the Symfony2 framework. I cloned my (git) repository in /var/www as well as locally in /home/username/myproject. In there (myproject) is where I make and test changes and commit to ...
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Stream files from FTP to DLNA

We have a FTP server here in the dorm, and I would like to reach the files on it over DLNA with my TV. I am looking for a software that can do this.
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Using a NAS as a collective dump, with symlinks for whoever uploaded each file

I have a local machine that was sitting around & doing very little, so I decided to turn it into a NAS (Network Attached Storage) machine, with a 40GB disk for Ubuntu (13.10), a 160GB disk that's ...
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How do I access Zpanel (Control Panel) files?

I've bought a VPS and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. To control my domains, I've installed Zpanel X (10.1.0) (ControlPanel) and, while this went after 4 tries, perfectly, I cannot access the Zpanel ...
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Change the default directory of vsftpd, maybe a permission problem

I was trying to change the default directory of vsftpd from /srv/ftp to /media/mon. And I can't visit it from the browser. I wonder if there's a permission problem, because the /srv is under root ...
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Configuring FTP for ubuntu squid proxy server

Can anyone help me to configure FTP access through Squid3 i have followed the forums guides and I'm still unable to get to a FTP site via IE version 9. It works fine if I don't go through the proxy ...
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Changes not reflecting back to the browser. Editing files remotely through FTP. Ubuntu Server.

I am developing and editing files through FTP. The changes are not reflecting back on the browser. I have cleared cache on the browser using key combination but still the changes are not reflected. I ...
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How to install a latest FTP server in ubuntu by which we can manage multiple users? [duplicate]

I want to install a FTP server in ubuntu using latest ppa. I want this FTP server should be multi user configurable. I mean I can simply add multiple user and set their root directories and permission ...
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Encoding and syncing music folder

I need to synchronize my local music folder to an external ftp server. Normally I would something like FreeFileSync, but I need the music files to be encoded before syncing. Are there any options?
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gadmin-proftpd stays into deactivated

after Gadmin-Proftpd installation and two users configuration, when I try to activate the service from the button present into UI, the server status stays deactivated. What could I check to solve the ...
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How to upload or save on FTP to /www folder on Ubuntu 12.04 localhost? [duplicate]

I just start to use Ubuntu as OS and would like to ask what's the best practice to use apache and save my files on /www saving by programs or FTP. Thanks a million!
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Syncing UbuntuOne FTP Workaround

I'm attempting to set up a dropbox-style sync with an ftp folder that I'm using as a workaround for UbuntuOne on one of my machines. Background: So I've tried to get ubuntuone working on my ...