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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LFTP downloads some folders but deletes others after downloading files

I'm using the mirror command combined with regex to filter out rar files. LFTP downloads most folders but inexplicably deletes a few folder while it's still downloading a file (usually large) and then ...
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Bluetooth connection error while transferring files with phone

So i've connected my Moto X to my Ubuntu computer and set it to act as a FTP server so I can browse and thransfer files, this works fine untill I attempt to copy or move anything from the phone to the ...
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Can I have more than 1 chroot directories?

According to the link: http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-ftp-server-on-ubuntu-14-04-vsftpd/. At the step number 8, he said "ChrootDirectory %h" for group "ftpaccess". My question is: Can we have ...
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Restrict user to a directory vsftpd

I'm kind of new with Linux Ubuntu. I followed this guide. My user: jer is still able to see files by going back from his directory and open stuff and copy things. The thing that I found good is that ...
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ProFTPd on 14.04 - 503 Error

Config file is nice and simple, I'm not asking too much of ProFTPd and I have set required parameters. ServerName “uk.domain.com" ServerType standalone DefaultServer ...
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ftp automount in ubuntu

I need to automount ftp, but not only at boot but always with some timeout. Btw this ftp server is mediaplayer. Please help. Ubuntu version 14.04. Like usb but ftp.
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ProFTPD killed (signal 15)

yes, I've googled a lot and nothing that I've found worked for me. I'm encountering the problem with ProFTPD as follows (taken out of the logfile): Sep 11 18:17:19 /host/ proftpd[12955] /host/: ...
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HTTP working, SSH and FTP refusing connection

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an old P4 machine. I have installed AMPPS, so that it can serve a dev server on local network. After configuring everything (router config, etc.), I can access web ...
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How to create a functional FTP for apache2 / var / www

I installed Apache and PHP5. Everything went well. Please create both functional FTP, which will serve to / var / www / I tried vsftpd, but when I upload a file and is 0 bytes. When I want to edit ...
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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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vsftp configuration for anonymous and local user

Hello I'm newbie in linux world and I'm trying to configure vsftp server for local users (just we admins, who can upload and download files) and anonymous for all other who can need it. So idea is ...
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How do I backup files using LFTP from the remote server to the local

What command would I use in the terminal to backup files onto the server? I already have the LFTP installed.
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Create an FTP account for a specific directory

I am trying to create an ftp account with full permissions to only one folder. How would I go about doing this? I have sentora.org control panel installed and tried to do it from there, but it did ...
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Auto-Mount Encrypted Container

I need an encrypted file system (got to be an ext file system, ext4 preferred) in a file container. The file container can't be on my HDD but has to be a network device (ftp and samba are possible for ...
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How do I setup up the backup configurations on godaddy to a Ubuntu Linux server?

I need to fill out out my remote host, the backup directory, the remote account username and password and if it is a passive FTP. Help with understanding this hopefully from someone who has done this ...
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Can't ftp into chrooted user through vsftpd (sftp only - which works through open-ssh) with home created in /chroot/home/user2

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running, with 2 users: user1 and user2. I have ssh working fine for both users using ssh-keys for both, ftp only works for user1. user1 is not chrooted. user2 is ...
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How to fix wrong update?

Today I updated my Ubuntu 15.04 using the auto update tool. Here are the updated packages: firefox-locales (40.0+build4-0ubuntu0.15.01.1, 40.0+build4-ubuntu0.15.04.4) firefox (40.0+build4-0ubuntu0....
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Transfer files to cloud by terminal [closed]

I need a free cloud system, where I can transfer my backup files in range of 1-10 GB, by terminal command from server. Are there such services, what can you suggest?
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Can anyone give an old version of Filezilla like as 3.2.0 download link? [closed]

I was using the latest version of filezilla on Ubuntu 15.04. But it was unable to connect with the server. In this case i need an older version of filezilla. If anyone know about that then give me the ...
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No write access for vsFTPd server despite 777 permissions on files

I followed this (http://askubuntu.com/a/575825) tutorial in order to set up a vsFTPd server on my raspberry pi. Currently I am able to read files no problem but trying to write gives me a 550 ...
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What is the matter with my vsftpd?

I want to start my vsftpd,failed. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd start [ ok ] Starting vsftpd (via systemctl): vsftpd.service. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd status ● vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: ...
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vsftpd allow_writeable_chroot=YES crash?

Whenever I add allow_writeable_chroot=YES to my vsftpd.conf file the FTP server doesn't start up. Restarting the server right after gives this: vsftpd stop/waiting vsftpd start/running, process 1803 ...
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help for an ftp dummy

hi I am running ubuntu server 15.04 64 bit, I would like to setup an ftp so I can access my files on my server while I'm not at home on my mobile phone or TAFE (it's like school)as I have been told it ...
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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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Using a secure FTP connection without SSH

I have been working for a few weeks on a peace of software that transfers files using FTP. I have looked at the FTP Server page and noticed that the FTP that Ubuntu uses does not support a secure ...
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ftp not downloading files in browsers nor on virtualbox

I am attempting to download an ftp file from the following mirror: ftp://filedump.se.rit.edu/pub/OpenBSD/ This is only one of several US mirrors that are not downloading the ftp file. The problem ...
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How resolve 'Not found url' & 'permission denied' error on Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Apache, MySQL, PHP, and phpMyAdmin on aws-EC2 Ubuntu 14.04. I've configured everything correctly. I also successfully installed a web script and my site is online. I access domain-...
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User access to FTP and at same time set www-data as owner/group

In order for wordpress to read/write the owner of the files/folders need to be www-data. Now the problem is that if the owner is www-data of group filetransfer (www-data:filetransfer) then the FTP ...
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VSFTPD Passive Mode doesn't work Behind NAT

Hey guys so I am trying to allow my friends to connect to my ftp server (I am hosting it on Ubuntu Server 15.04), so I set the pasv_address in the configuration and the port range in the configuration ...
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Userlist in vsftpd

ith this part of my vsftpd.conf userlist_deny=NO userlist_allow=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list I can't connect to my FTP Server. I always get the error in FileZilla with the correct login: ...
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FTP offline dump

I am having few machines in which internet is not available due to access control protocols. So are there any offline dump setup available for FTP(Nautilus/fire FTP or filezilla);So that i can install ...
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Fake SFTP for Ubuntu

I have a Java project which I'm currently trying to test on my localhost. In production, it sends some files via FTP/SFTP to another server. However, I want to create a local SFTP server on my ...
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Fstab - mount a folder that has mounted folders in it

I have an ftp server where I am binding all of the home directories to a folder that has folders in it which were bound to other hard drives. [Anime hard disk] -> mounted to ftp/Anime/ [ftp] -> ...
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Some script to keep my computer “alive” during data transfer

I have a quite peculiar problem. The thing is that I am transferring files from an ftp source, with a quite irritating Java FTP transfer program called FTP Voyager. The files are in the TB scale, so I ...
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How to get a recursive ftp directory listing without write permissions?

I know I can run ls * on the ftp server and get everything, but there's too much for my terminal (hundreds of pages so far). using ls * > myfile isn't an option because I don't have permission to ...
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Change the configuration location of vsftpd?

How do I change the configuration location of vsftpd? It is currently in a file directly off /etc and I'd like it to be in /etc/vsftpd/ so that I can include some other stuff in there and not clutter ...
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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: ...
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ftpd.service failed to load: No such file or directory

$ sudo apt-get install ftpd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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wget not getting full directory listing

I've hunted high and low and have not been able to find an answer to my problem. I'm not sure if this is the proper forum, but I hope someone here might be able to help. I have been using wget (FTP) ...
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Sharing files across devices

So I have a hard drive full of my favorite TV shows, music, and movies. I am running Ubuntu 15.04 desktop. I want to be able to access all my files from all my devices(Android devices) wirelessly over ...
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kdiff3 how to compare files over remote server ftp?

I followed the instructions from here http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/doc/misc.html But i can't make it working. For some reason the kdiff always throw an error it's not a file. How can i compare ...
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Proftpd can't retrieve directory listing when outside the network

I know this question has been asked many times on the internet and a google search will bring up a multitude of posts, but none of them have been of any help and are all very vague and not specific, ...
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retrieving data from ftp with script

ftp 123.456 Name: anonymous Password: password binary cd 001 get mfile.d.Z I need to write a script which performs above codes to retrieve data automatically.
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Error while connecting to the ftp server

I am getting stuck while connecting to the ftp server. I have Installed vsftpd and try ftps, ftp-ssl. ERROR: 534 Local policy on server does not allow TLS secure connections. 534 Local policy on ...
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User password don't work vsftpd server

I created an user with: useradd -m -s /bin/false testuser Also I added in the vsftpd.user_list 'testuser' and changed the password with passwd. After a restart of the vsftpd service I wanted to log ...
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After Permission & Ownership Changes system starts giving me errors

All problems started when I changed ownership and permission with gksu nautilus from the ETC and SBIN folder after realizing what I have done I followed some online threads I've put back chmod and ...
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Is there a PPA for the latest proftpd security issue? (May 18th 2015)

I would need the 1.3.4e/1.3.5 package for precise (12.04). Thanks a lot...
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setting script for retrieving ftp data

I've just compiled a software. This software automatically connect the web site (via several scripts) and retrieve data. Web sites ftp service use e-mail address as a password. Username: Anonymous. ...
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LVS-NAT doesn't work with passive FTP. Active FTP is fine

On Ubuntu 14, I'm trying to set up a load balancer that uses haproxy for web connections and LVS-NAT for FTP, controlled by ldirectord, with pacemaker for automatic failover to a redundant host. The ...
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proftpd won't start

When trying to start proftpd server I get the following: /etc/init.d/proftpd start ProFTPD warning: cannot start neither in standalone nor in inetd/xinetd mode. Check your configuration. I don'...