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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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 ...
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How can I install a FTP client without having an internet connection? [duplicate]

I'm currently working on configuring a server with VSFTPD. I managed to do this and it works fine. Now I need to allow a client to retrieve files from the server. To do this I need to install FTP on ...
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Running juju, how do you edit files?

Juju does not associate keyfiles with the instances it creates, so you cannot ssh with them. I tried connecting with filezilla using port 22 (open) using the username juju-admin and the admin-secret ...
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Mount FTP so it will be possible to execute shell commands

I have backup storage on FTP server. I want to mount FTP server (may be with a help of curlftpfs) ands not only read/write, but also execute shell commands there, too. Is it possible?
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Webmin proftpd - limits

I use proftpd and configure it via Webmin. I want to limit users access to certain directories 1. Their homes 2. /sample. So I go to Files and Directories->Limit users to directories and option: Home ...
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what is the difference between / and //?

I have been facing this wierd problem while trying to montor an FTP server. If I try to use ftp://192.x.x.x/home/$USER/output , the monitoring tool fails to pickup the folder. However, if I use ...
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Xubuntu FTP server with 3 user and 1 folder

I want an FTP server with three user accounts. I have permission to both read and write, and the other two users are only on /var/ftp/ folder. They just have read permission. How to do that ?
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Ubuntu FTP script to take backup and upload in my FTP server

Hie all I am trying to backup of my application directory, database backup and then sending it to my ftp server at hetzner by using the following script and i get few errors my server details: ...
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Ubuntu FTP Server - Hetzner

I have an FTP Backup Server in Hetzner with details Backup Server: u*****.your-backup.de I am trying to connect to it through my ubuntu server using command $ ftp u*****.your-backup.de and i see ...
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How do I get my files from my Windows machine to my Ubuntu web server for development?

My Win8 machine has Dreamweaver etc. installed. This devices is mainly used for development. Instead of saving the files to a shared, hosted server I wanted to save and test them locally first and ...
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connect to servers behind a proxy for FTP and ping

I connect to servers behind a proxy (127.0.0.1:3000) via connect proxy for ssh and scp connections. When I try to connect to FTP servers or ping any server, they do not work. How do I configure FTP to ...
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Creating users proFTPD with their own directory with LAMPP

I'm completely new to the server set-up etc. And after searching some time around the internet i cant really find a clear answer on the next question: How do i create a new user for my proFTPD ...
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how to version control a site with Bazaar?

basically, I want to make a local branch of my website so that I can edit files then merge them back to the server this is what I did: root@aziz-HP:~# bzr init ...
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HTTP or FTP in sources.list?

Which protocols are better to use in /etc/apt/sources.list file? HTTP or FTP? For example: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy main universe restricted multiverse or: deb ...
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vsftpd Stopped automatically

i have installed vsftpd on my system (Ubuntu 11.04) and it was working fine but, now i am trying to connect ftp server with the help of command $ ftp xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx it is showing ftp: connect: ...
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ubuntu 13.10 ftp Connection attempt failed with "ECONNREFUSED - Connection refused by server

i have done a little google searching on this one, but im not really finding a solution that is helping. I have unbuntu 13.10 LAMP (64bit) installed on VM-VirtualBox running on Windows 7x64. After ...
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Installing FTP and adding user to FTP account

I installed ftp on a ubuntu server and now want to add a user. I am using this tutorial : http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/383 Everything was working fine but I stuck on the step of ...
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How do I allow SFTP with a password BUT not SSH?

I have SSH keys set up for every user with which they SSH into the proper machines. The problem is that many FTP programs dont support SSH login. Therefore, only for FTP do I want to allow users to ...
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Location and name of FTP Log files

A vendor is transfering files via FTP to our location via FTP and claims that they did send us the files. Where can I find the FTP log files and what are they called?
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I can't login as anonymous user to vsftpd server

I use ubuntu 13.10 as server and I have installed virtualbox .I install win 7 , win xp , fedora 19 in vbox as clients . Now I install vsftpd on Ubuntu 13.10 . When I want to connect to vsftpd from ...
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Problem with connect to server using FTP(with login)

I am unable connect to my remote account using Ubuntu's "Connect to Server" option after moving on to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. In Ubuntu 10.10 I used to connect to my FTP server by going to ...
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vsftpd and mounted directory

I have an FTP server running vsftpd on Natty (11.04). I can access with a local user (who can see/edit freely every folder of the machine) and use it when accessing from SFTP to upload/download some ...
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how can i fix playing from ftp source in xbmc on ubuntu 13.10

Since I upgraded my Ubuntu 13.04 install to Ubuntu 13.10 I´m unable to play from/browse on any ftp source in xbmc. Here is the part of my log with the error: 11:42:15 T:140578939475712 WARNING: ...
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How to add the folder path to ftp user [closed]

I have 2 questions: How to add the folder path to ftp user? How to create a FTP site in Ubuntu?
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Connect a local dir to ftp server

i am returning tu Ubuntu. I was using the 11.X version of it few years ago. There i was able to create an folder! And connect(mount) this folder to a remote FTP-Server! So when i was clicking on the ...
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Setting up vsftpd and shorewall

I've been trying all morning to get this to work. I've set up vsftpd using a guide I found here. I'm also using Shorewall and I'm having a problem with my rules (I think) as I can't connect to the ...
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Install Ubuntu from FTP server [closed]

When I install ubuntu I Start from USB flash disk and get image from FTP server, this is my USB flash disk's menu.lst: """ default 0 timeout 3600 fontfile /MiniPE/muifont.gz splashimage ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - vsftpd problem - 500 illegal PORT command

i have an connection problem to my vsftpd server: 211 End HELP SITE 214-The following commands are recognized. ABOR ACCT ALLO APPE CDUP CWD DELE EPRT EPSV FEAT HELP LIST MDTM MKD MODE NLST NOOP OPTS ...
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took 8 hours to transfer 12 GB

I needed to transfer vmware images of an operating system from one machine to another in my network,it took 8 hours bottom of image you can see time taken, the connection was done using ssh (encrypted ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - vsftpd problem. No connection. Connection refused

i have a problem with vsftpd server running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Here is the configuration: ubuntu Server address - 192.168.5.100 router address - 192.168.5.1 roger/# grep -v "#" /etc/vsftpd.conf ...
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Ubuntu / FileZilla FTP Set Up

I have successfully installed VSFTPD and I have configured it to allow FTP connection from my Windows laptop running FileZilla. FileZilla is pointing at the directory srv/ftp on my server; the files ...