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 - Illegal PORT command

I'm using a Ubuntu Server on a VirtualBox machine. Apache and SSH are working, but FTP after successfully connect to the server and login, it sends a error message: - Command: PORT 127,0,0,1,180,221 ...
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what is ftp username and password for vsftpd?

I installed VSFTPD on ubuntu 12.04, and now how do I log in? Which username and password do I use? I tried using root and the password for root, but that didn't work.
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Running multiple services on one dedicated server with static IP

Since some time I am tinkering with a dedicated server running on ubuntu. The basic setup LAMP, SSH is no problem, works great. But when I install multiple applications as a service I get stuck in ...
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how to Log out from ftp server?

Guys i'm using vsftpd server and logged in using my local user account. But i want to log out from the ftp server and there is no option of log out there. Can anyone help me....?
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Denied write access outside of /home? [duplicate]

I installed both Extplorer on my server and vsFTPd and I cannot seem create or delete files outside of /home. So I cannot go to /var/www and make a folder using FTP but SSH works fine. I've not used ...
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Proftpd - (Login failed): Invalid shell: '/dev/null'

I'm using proftpd. When I try to log into the the FTP server it gives me the below message in the log: USER Err (Login failed): Invalid shell: '/dev/null' Many searches reveal that I should set ...
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Mount specific FTP folder in ubuntu

I want to mount a specific folder in Ubuntu. By default the folder that is set by the ftp server is the user's home folder. However, if I mount ftp://server.com/my_folder it will mount the ...
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freeradius authentication in ubuntu 12.04 for vsftpd

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 based distro. I have configured Vsftpd and now want to configure freeradius server for authentication of vsftpd. I do not know the mechanism of freeradius and procedure that ...
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Android local and remote file access

I have 4 nexus 10 Tablets, and 3 Android phones. I would like to be able to back them up (locally for speed), and pull files from the back up from anywhere (over cellular data connection). What type ...
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fail2ban block retry count always changes

As title mentions clearly, fail2ban block retry count always changes. I set all retry counts to 3; but sometimes it blocks me after 6 or 7 retries. How can set its behavior a constant value? I added ...
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How do I crate a virtual ftp user with preseted password using ftpasswd and bash

Hello command line gurus, I've created an ftp user like this: ftpasswd --passwd --name webftp --uid 33 --home /var/www --shell /bin/false What I like to do is to create the same user with a ...
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FTP help 12.04 Server

I am very new to Linux / Ubuntu so please excuse my ignorance. I have installed ubuntu server 12.04. I have installed vsftpd. I have edited vsftpd.conf and made sure I have uncommented local_enable ...
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FTP Permissions read but not write

I made a personal FTP server on an old laptop but when I connect I can only read/download no upload. How do I change this? Thanks for the help in advance I am use vsftpd
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how to put a link to my ftp server on 12.04 desktop?

How do I put a link to my ftp server on my desktop so when I drag and drop or copy and paste files to? I want to be able to move files off my system when needed. I did this on my 10.04 install with ...
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/var/www owner for apache2 and ftp access

I've got apache2 running on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old laptop. It's on my local network to act as a webserver to help me learn PHP (and linux). The default owner for the /var/www folder (where ...
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Transfer a file from remote server to remote server

I am trying to transfer a file from Site5 to Godaddy web hosting account. The godaddy webhosting account is the one that comes free with the domain, so no ssh acccess. sudo scp -v ...
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Samba error ubuntu server 12.04.2

I am attempting to install an FTP server and continue to get this error code when installing samba. /var/lib/dpkg/info/samba4.postinst: 14: /var/lib/dpkg/info/samba4.postinst: ...
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Shared FTP permission problem

I want to make a shared ftp folder with two users that contains a file that cannot be deleted by them. /home/shared is owned by user t1 and group t1. User t2 is added to the group t1. t1 and t2's home ...
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Count FTP/User logins

I managed to assign multiple FTP accouts to the same folder on the server over web interface, but I also want to track them. I wonder if there is a way to count the FTP logins of a linux user. I can ...
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FTP Project Manager with “upload on save” function

I am looking for FTP Project Manager with "upload on save" function. I was trying to work with FileZilla, NetBean & PhpStorm(that download all remote files to local machine - I don't need it),and ...
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Cannot login as Admin after vsftpd install

I have installed vsftpd and did some commands in terminal like chown root:root /home/myusername. And the next time I started my computer i could not log in as usual. An error message that erupts ...
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Ubuntu server ftp / file transfer issue

I have Ubuntu 13.04 server installed as a cloud server on Rackspace. I host most of my clients sites on Rackspace cloud sites. I have tried to use the ftp app that comes with Ubuntu server to ftp ...
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Aptana ftp Issues in Eclipse

I have just installed Aptana as an Eclipse plugin. I have created a project and set up the ftp connection to the server. I can view and browse the website's directory structure inside the ftp ...
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How do I install a FTP Server?

How to configure FTP server in my Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.04.What to install and how to configure.
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FTP Error Login invalid

I have installed pro ftp on ubuntu 12.04 amd Desktop. But while accessing from local user as well as remote users. With an error 530 login invalid. I dont know where error exist..??
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FTPS client, preferably integrated in Nautilus?

I like Nautilus for FTP/WebDAV, but how to use it with an FTPS server? When I enter ftps:// Nautilus says Don't recognize this file server type. Is there any plugin? Or something as quick and ...
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Upload to localhost with ssh, locked account

I can access the files on localhost in my FTP programme, but the account is locked, so while I can see them and view localhost in my browser, I can not edit, download or upload any files. I setup ssh ...
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I would like to access my localhost files with an ftp programme

I have installed an apache2 server and installed php and everything else I need to run a website from my laptop, however, when I try to access it with CrossFTP with the following settings I get the ...
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How to mount FTP resources with fstab when connection is available?

I'd like to automount an FTP folder using curlftpfs putting in fstab a row like: curlftpfs#user:pwd@myhost:port/folder/ /mnt/mymountfolder fuse allow_other,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=0022,_netdev 0 0 ...
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vsftpd: 550 Failed to change directory

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. and ftp service I've installed vsftpd and it's working fine. But may I'm facing some user complexity. My system directory like: -/ --/home ----/rony --/vol When I list ...
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Unable to upload to /var/www

I connect via FTP (FileZilla) to my server. Everything worked fine earlier but now I cannot upload any files to the /var/www folder. It says connection timed out File transfer failed. I can upload to ...
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Ubuntu web server: ftp connection timeout

To enable ftp service recently I have installed vsftpd using this instructions in my ubuntu web server. But I'm still unable to access my server directory using ftp. I don't know what to do or what's ...
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How to FTP transfer files to /var/www?

I'm new to linux and I've set up a web server with Ubuntu Desktop edition so I can practice with the GUI a bit before transitioning to Ubuntu Server. I've already set up a LAMP stack as well as FTP. ...
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Managing a remote ubuntu server [closed]

I hire an Ubuntu server which I access remotely and I purchased a domain for my webpage. I am totally new to this server thing and to Ubuntu as well. What applications should I install on the server? ...
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Auto upload on ftp when file saved [duplicate]

I want to know if it is possible(it should be) to auto upload my files on ftp when they change. Is there a batch script i can run in background? Thank you! :D
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Is there an ubuntu setup guide for pure-ftp-mysql?

I've used google to find out how to set up pure-ftp-mysql after installing it with apt-get on ubuntu but I can't find anything that is related to ubuntu. Does anyone know where to find a ubuntu ...
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ftp client other than filezilla for ubutnu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using filezilla from one year but i fed-up to using filezilla for it slow working. So i change it. Please suggest me other ftp client for fast uploading in ubuntu 12.04
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why doesn't my ftp transfer work?

I am working on ubuntu 11.10 i need to transfer some files to my windows 7 system on the LAN. while connecting with ftp get an error i.e ftp: connection : connection refused ftp 192.168.0.72 ftp: ...
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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 to transfer files from mobile to pc?

How can I send a photo from my mobile to my ubuntu PC using internet? I have tried image pastebins, but that wont work.. so I am thinking of making my ubuntu to recieve that image directly from that ...
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My admin virtual user in vsftpd cannot overwrite files

I used this guide, and step 8 says it will do what I want. What is strange is that while the admin user I created is allowed to browse through the entire system and transfer files both ways (like I ...
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allow anonymous users to upload in /var/www

im fully aware the risk of this setup regarding anonymous upload, but basically, i want anonymous users to upload on my webserver /var/www im using vsftpd btw I did mount --bind /var/www ...
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How to use specific IP with vsftpd?

Here is the scenario: We have one AWS Ubuntu server Server This server is working as ftp client Now when we try to connect to XYZ companies ftp server using this AWS server as client, it is ...
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Deja Dup does not ask for password for FTP, CIFS, WebDAV or SSH

I'd like to backup my $HOME to my local NAS using CIFS ("Samba", "Windows"), WebDAV, SSH or FTP. I don't care which one (or should I care? My NAS (Synology DS212) supports all). I've made somce ...
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Proftpd cannot be accessed from outside the network

I am currently running xubuntu 12.10 with lampserver and proftpd. I have an issue where the ftp works from the home network, but does not work from outside. I routed it fine through my router because ...
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cannot ftp even when using bridge network and host only in virtualbox?

hi i am using virtual box with bridged network..i can ssh to the guess machine and ftp from the guest machine to the host but not the other way around. i am using ubuntu on both of the machines. i can ...
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How to setup FTPS server in Ubuntu

At the moment I'm trying to setup a vsftpd server on 12.04 to allow users to login/download files via ftps to aid testing during some development work. When I attempt to connect using FileZilla in ...
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Match directive breaks SSH

On my Ubunut server 12.04 LTS machine, I try to add a user with only sFTP or FTP access. Let's call him 'Jim' for now. Jim only needs access to a directory /var/www/example.com. So far I've tried ...
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Can not connect via FTP over explicit TLS/SSL

I have been rather desperate trying to connect via FTP over explicit TLS/SSL. I am following this manual: http://repeatexplorer.umbr.cas.cz/static/html/help/manual.html#using-ftp Here is what I ...
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Restrict user to folder (not root) on VSFTPD in Ubuntu

I am a new Linux (Ubuntu) user and have a VPS where I am setting up a backup FTP service. I have followed this guide, which I have managed to do correctly and it works. I have two users (user1 and ...