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 use Ubuntu Terminal to backup data over a shared netowrk drive

Firstly, I must confess and say that I'm very green in Linux so kindly forgive me for my newbie question. Secondly, forgive me again for the long post - I just had to be sure I got everything down. ...
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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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vsftpd NOT STARTING BUG- apt-get-purge error

i successfully installed, configured, and used vsftpd. But after restart something became corrupted, now :~# service vsftpd status :~# service vsftpd start :~# service vsftpd restart :~# service ...
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vsftpd not listing large directory from WAN interface

I have vsftpd running on my Ubuntu server, which is behind an Asus RT-N66U router. Port 21 is forwarded to the server. I can connect via my public IP address to the server, and it lists the files in ...
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How to build VSFTPD? [closed]

I have just downloaded the VSFTPD-3.0.2 distribution and opened to find lots and lots of intimidating files. I read the INSTALL file and got myself even more confused!!! So can anyone out there give ...
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Not understanding /var/www permissions [duplicate]

I know similar questions have been asked, but I couldn't find a solution because I'm not looking for a command to give new rights to the directory, I would like to understand it. I'm very new to ...
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How to make ftp work on ubuntu 14.04

I have tried many answers but I was unable to make ftp work on my ubuntu 14.04.ftp works with localhost but not with other ip's Whenever I try to use >ftp <ip-address> I get this error ...
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setup vsftp and upload file

I am trying to setup an anonymous ftp server on Ubuntu. I installed vsftpd with upload directory /srv/ftp the following lines to /etc/vsftpd.conf: local_root=/srv/ftp listen=YES anonymous_enable=YES ...
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Natulius “Connect to server”

i used to manage the remote servers connection with the bookmarks options. Since 14.04 the connections i used is saved in a popup window - how do i edit them? also - if there is a better way of ...
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FTP/SFTP not allowing any writing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and vsftpd. In the past my account (not root) has had full access, more or less, to either FTP or SFTP to anything on my server and edit any file that my user account could ...
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useradd instead of adduser,

So I installed Ubuntu 13.04, set up sftp, that's all good. Setting up vsftpd for regular FTP users (we need those too, sadly. sftp isn't for good for all our purposes), i accidently used useradd to ...
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FTP server web administration gui

I'm looking for a free ftp solution (on linux) with web admin interface. Is there one? I need to delegate this role to non-IT person so for example project manager etc. Because of that it needs to ...
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Connect to FTP via Nautilus connect to server

I want to connect other ubuntu machines on my network. I use Nautilus FTP connection manager for it, but it ended up with connection refused by server error. I install vsftpd but it still shows some ...
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How to stop and remove ftp service?

I want to stop ftp and remove the service on Ubuntu 14.04 I tried sudo apt-get remove ftp and checked using command ps aux | grep ftp but the service was still running. Please suggest some way to ...
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what is db_load?

I saw this line on here. What is db_load? **Is that kind of database like mySQL and ORACLE **? # db_load -T -t hash -f vusers.txt vsftpd-virtual-user.db
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How can i transfer data between two computers using Ethernet cable and FTP software like(gFtp)?

I want to transfer data between two Linux Ubuntu computers using just Ethernet cable and FTP software like gFtp Is this possible? because i get connection refused when trying to connect
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Allow ftp permissions for every directory

I have a computer that I set up with Ubuntu but I don't have a monitor for it so it is a hassle when I need to change something in the file system because I have to unplug a monitor from one of my ...
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ftp in xammp or vsftpd

I just know XAMPP can provide web, SQL and FTP services on the server. Also I know vsftpd gives ftp service. So which one to choose if some one wants to give his server ftp service? Which one do you ...
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Connecting my laptop with my phone via bluetooth in ftp mode

I am not able to play or transfer any media file in my laptop when connected to my moto g phone in ftp mode using bluetooth.My OS is Ubuntu 14.04.What is the solution?
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Help setting up a home Media + File server [duplicate]

okay, here is the thing - I want to set up a Media + File server for my home... I have a tp-link wifi router+modem. I plan to use xbmc as the media server...i tried it out and i can now use it.. ...
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Redirecting external ports to local ip

I have a ubuntu 13.10 server and a registered domain name. I have a web server on my 192.168.24.1 machine and a ftp server on my 192.168.24.2. Using iptables I want: 1) people who write : ...
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vsftpd server no connect on virtual server

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu in Amazon cloud server. This machine installed via APT Apache2 + PHP5 + MySql to serve my website and everything is running perfectly. However, with no means ...
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How do I download a folder in ftp mode from the terminal?

Using the get command from the terminal in ftp mode, I can download a single file. Which command should I use in order to download a complete folder containing many files in ftp mode?
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VSFTPD not working

I followed instructions and other instructions too but because it is not user-friendly, the ftp server is not working. # This option specifies the location of the RSA key to use for SSL # encrypted ...
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How can I install ftp server in kubuntu?

how install ftp server in kubuntu? please step by step, I installed by the comand sudo apt-get install vsftpd , but I cant connecting using filezilla
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SFTP file to Apache2

I have an edit file and would like to use SFTP to upload to Apache2. Does Ubuntu have SFTP or I need to find one to install it to machine? Your information and help is great appreciated, Regards, ...
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ProFTPD with OpenSSL error, help

I'm receiving this error message while trying to start Proftpd server on a 12.04 Ubuntu server: <"my_chosen_server_name"> proftpd[5897]: mod_tls/2.4.3: compiled using OpenSSL version 'OpenSSL ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 over FTP

How do I upgrade from 13.10 to 14.10 using ftp. http goes through a proxy and we a limited to 500M per week. FTP is not limited.
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vsftpd installation not working on virtual server as of 14.04

The process I have used for installing vsftpd since 12.04 no longer works. I get the error stop: Unknown instance when restarting the service. I believe this means the configuration is wrong, but I ...
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Running Apache as FTP users

I have an Ubuntu server. Apache, MySQL and VsFTPd are running on it and it hosts more than one web sites. Every web site owner has an FTP user to upload files. However, Apache is running as www-data, ...
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How to make modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp persist a reboot

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but to get outbound active FTP connections through our firewall we need to run the following: sudo modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp I learned this trick from ...
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Working way on creating a root ftp user

There are many work arounds for this. One of those I've done: adduser username chown -R username /directory/ chmod -R 755 /directory/ I'm using FlashFXP on Windows which ends to [R] USER xxx [R] ...
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How to fix FTP to self?

I am able to ftp into my server, but when log on via ssh and do ftp localhost, I receive the message ftp> ftp: connect: Connection refused. I think I need it to ftp to itself for wordpress. Is this ...
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What Is The Difference Between “root”, “user”, “group”?

I am new in using UbuntuServer13.10 so during giving permission to a folder to open it on FileZilla on other PC, I got these words and now I want to know about the difference between; "root", "user", ...
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user can't ftp to a directory but is part of the group that owns it

I have set www-data as the owner and group on my /var/www directory. The permissions on /var/www are 775, so the www-data group has write access. user1 is a member of the www-data group. vsftpd ...
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How To Edit/Add/Delete/Rename Files/Folders In Ubuntu Server Using FileZilla?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" on my server and "Windows7-SP1" On my PC. Now I want to edit, add, delete, rename my files and folders in server using FTP. For this purpose, I installed "FileZilla ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...