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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
76 views

How to upload/download a directory using ftp and on ftp CLI? I am using VSFTPD

This how I want to upload/download: ftp 10.42.0.1 then after entering user and password: ftp > Now if I use mget/get or put/mput I am able to copy only files. How should I download ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Website Files Permissions

I am trying to set all folders and subfolders (directories) to 755 and all files that are contained by folders and subfolders to 644. I don't know how can I do this from 1-2 commands. Is this even ...
1
vote
0answers
132 views

OpenSSH chroot breaks ssh and ftp

I'm trying to set up a webserver with a restricted sftp connection. I've googled and followed several walkthoughs that all appear to be pretty much the same thing. Here are my steps: Fresh install ...
3
votes
2answers
160 views

Why is this empty directory displaying as being over three megabytes in size?

I have an Ubuntu web server running version 12.10, hosted on Digital Ocean. When I access it using gFTP, one of the directories is listed as being over 3MB in size: However, the directory is ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Is it possible to download from the internet using filezilla?

I am trying to set up a packet program for my amateur radio hobby. I came across this website:http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/AX25-HOWTO/x94.html. In it there are three software programs with the ftp ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Is it possible to send and receive a file from ubuntu to windows without apps like samba etc?

Most of the suggestions and queries are showing samba and other application installations. It needs to be done programatically without any third-party client or servers.
0
votes
1answer
5k views

vsftpd PASV configuration set up, yet still not working

So, I've been researching FTP/FTPS, and have been trying to set up a working FTPS server. To use FTP(S), I've been using the service vsftpd, and the my server is an amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
470 views

vsftpd cant log in with syslog_enable=YES

Hi guys I want to send my ftp logs to a syslog server, so I tried to enable syslog. But when I set syslog_enable to YES I cant use my FTP Server at all. I am getting this error message: 500 OOPS: ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

FTP client with vifm

How to use vifm as FTP client? I followed instructions here, but I'm confused. It's not intuitive. It doesn't tell where to put those script. Even this one doesn't tell to. I've tried to put the ...
-1
votes
3answers
193 views

How to add FTP and SSH acces to Ubuntu?

Day2 of my Ubuntu Desktop experience: Got a simpleNodeJS page (Hello World) page working and i even could reach it via my home-network. Now I want to add FTP and SSH access, because this Ubuntu pc ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

FTP and WWW services don't acknowledge connections

I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS with vsftpd and the lamp stack (apache2, etc.) installed. Everything works fine on the LAN. Externally, the services don't acknowledge connection attempts. I can see packets ...
0
votes
4answers
84 views

How to download a directory over FTP?

I want to download a directory over FTP. The directory is very large, and it would be useful if I can pause and resume the download as needed. The target FTP directory is static. That is, it's ...
0
votes
2answers
984 views

Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 VSFTPD connection timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.0.4 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting using the local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is a ...
0
votes
5answers
252 views

quick-and-dirty file sharing on a LAN

I have a rather large file(s), which I'd like to share between two Linux boxes on the same network. I'm somewhat familiar with scp, but how do I configure it on the host? That is, how does the host ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Aria2 download from FTP from a list of URL

I'm currently using the following wget command to download from an FTP server from a list of URL's in a file: wget --user=mylogin --password='mypassword' -P /home/ftp/ -i /var/www/file/url.txt -N ...
0
votes
1answer
139 views

Website, SFTP, SSH in home directory for multiple users

I need a little help with configuring Ubuntu Server 14.04, apache2 and SFTP for multiple separate users. Every user needs to have website in his home directory, for example: /home/user/public_html ...
10
votes
2answers
48k views

How to setup virtual users for vsftpd with access to a specific sub directory?

I need to be able to add a virtual users to vsftpd that only have access to a sub folder. The reason why I want to use virtual users is I only want to have 1 real user on the server. The FTP ...
0
votes
1answer
246 views

How do I get the last file (based on date) in a directory? [closed]

I am connecting to a remote CentOS server and I need to get the date of the most recent file in a specific directory using PHP I have the bellow command that will give me a complete list of files: ...
0
votes
1answer
640 views

filezilla error Pageant failed to answer challenge in Ubuntu 14.04

Anyone tell me why I getting this error, when I trying to connect my sftp through filezilla. Response: fzSftp started Command: keyfile "/home/supravat/.ssh/pub_key" Command: open ...
1
vote
0answers
226 views

filezilla error Connection timed out in Ubuntu LTS 14.04

I want to connect ftp using FileZilla but its getting following error, instead when I connect to another host its connecting. Anyone have any idea ? Status: Connecting to 205.186.187.210:21... ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

530 Login incorrect vsftpd

I receive this error from yesterday when I installed and removed EHCP, it has changed all my configuration files for example Apache, vsftpd and others... I resolved other problems but I can't resolve ...
-1
votes
1answer
98 views

please give me a step by step procedure for file sharing using LAN

anybody can help to give me the step by step connecting and sharing of files between two ubuntu laptops using SSH or Giver.
2
votes
2answers
199 views

Managing remote server connections via Nautilus

Is there any way to manage remote server credentials while using Nautilus remote server connect feature? The Recent Servers works for couple of connections, but not for 20+. Also it seems that if I ...
1
vote
0answers
108 views

Checksum failed while bitbake

I am using ubuntu 12.04 to build gumstix-microwindows-image. However I am getting this error when I do bitbake gumstix-microwindows-image NOTE: Handling BitBake files: | (4957/4958) [99 %]ERROR: ...
1
vote
2answers
315 views

Why can't I upload files to SFTP home folder?

I configured SFTP using the guide “Remote Access over SFTP on Ubuntu 14.04”, but I’m confused by the directory structure. Why should I create another folder inside the home directory for upload? “How ...
0
votes
1answer
167 views

FTP and browser network connection issues in 14.10 Utopic

I have a remotely hosted website. For long I could FTP into it and upload web content, but now when I try, Nautilus tells me after a long waiting time that "oops, something went wrong". Normally I ...
0
votes
1answer
624 views

Configuring wondershaper

I am currently using wondershaper to limit my bandwidth. To test out the bandwidth limiter, I have set up FTP transfers using Filezilla and vsftpd server. Both upload and download were set to ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

Create a VSFTPD server with anonymous access

I want to set up a FTP server on Ubuntu 14.04 I have full access to the server and any tutorial I find online doesn't tell me exactly how to access it. I am using VSFTPD because of many suggestions. ...
2
votes
2answers
243 views

How to grant access to a folder which resides in a folder owned by another group

Situation: Group A requires access to /path/to/dir/foo to upload files through ssh or ftp, but the directory in question: /path/to/dir/foo is owned by group B (if you'd like: /path is recursively ...
0
votes
1answer
691 views

Can't remotely connect to Ubuntu server 14.04

I'm able to connect to my server through my Windows 8.1 using FileZilla and PuTTy perfectly fine also using andFTP while I'm on the local network, how ever that's not the case otherwise. I've tried ...
0
votes
1answer
327 views

Ubuntu 14.04 FTP restart

We use a dedicated server running Ubuntu 14.04 The FTP service sometimes quits and we need to get it restarted. This means I am stuck a day or to and is unable to work with files on the server www ...
1
vote
0answers
77 views

open for write: permission denied but write_enable = YES

I need to upload files via ftp to my website. I have changed permissions, added users, uncommented the write_enable, but nothing seems to work. I ALWAYS get open for write: permission denied Any ...
0
votes
2answers
10k views

FTP refuses any and all connections (vsftpd)

Even on localhost using the ftp command, through the web server on WordPress, on my personal computer through FileZilla, in short, I need my FTP server but it refuses to let anyone connect. Using SSH ...
1
vote
2answers
343 views

Can't edit anything on FTP server

I have a serious problem. When at work, I work directly on our development FTP server, using sublime text. However, since upgrading to 14.10, I can't edit anything on any server. Creating new folders ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

FTP client that uses Gnome Keyring?

There any ftp client that uses Gnome Keyring to store password ? I'm quite sure there isn't any stand alone app alternative to Filezilla on Linux, that is a little to old and kind of abandon-ware and ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

issue with vsftpd - no matter what I do, users can go up in the directory

I've set up vsftp on an Ubuntu server. Configuration is as follows: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES ...
-1
votes
2answers
130 views

I disabled root access on my server, but now I cant FTP files to /var/www/, any solutions?

Following a tutorial for Linode to host a server securely, I disabled root user. I have regular user, and I can always type in sudo if I want to make changes. The problem exists when I try to FTP ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Ftp login without shell access

I am using proftpd. Uncommented in /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf: RequireValidShell off But now, even a user with right shell acess /bin/bash cannot log via FTP. I am getting this error: ...
0
votes
1answer
219 views

User has full access with FTP, limited access with SFTP

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I followed these instructions to set up a user account that should be limited to its own home directory. The problem, however, is that FTP access is still allowed ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Permanent FTP access for user?

I've set up my VPS with a second user foo using sudo adduser foo and then given access ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL using sudo /usr/sbin/visudo, And then I can use this user to access the server's root ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Configuring VSFTPD for a webserver

I've been able to install VSFTPD on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 .. But now, I'm having an issue configuring it ... The server is running as a Web Server, so FTP is essential to update the website every now ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

How to use nautilus to connect to a remote server: 2 features missing?

I've recently discovered that I can connect myself to a web server using nautilus (so I don't need stuff like winscp). So I did manage to connect myself to my web server, and started to download some ...
2
votes
0answers
63 views

I want to create an FTP account that can oversee multiple other FTP accounts. How should I manage my permissions and users?

I rent my own virtual server. I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and use it as a webserver. I have hosted some websites of my own on this server, as virtual hosts. I also have a few friends who I give ...
0
votes
1answer
220 views

How to delete .svn folder using FileZilla?

Recently I had uploaded a website to live server using FileZilla and by mistake i had uploaded that code with .svn folder. I want to delete recursively those .svn folder using filezilla. I don't ...
0
votes
1answer
161 views

SH file not executing successfully

I am new in linux. Trying to run sh file which connects the server over FTP or VSFTPD and get some files. Here is my Script #!/bin/sh HOST='IP_ADDR' USER = 'user' PASS = 'password' FILE = ...
0
votes
1answer
169 views

Ubuntu FTP install and publish for LAN network

New here. I am trying to install FTP (not SFTP or VSFTPD) server on ubuntu using command prompt version. sudo apt-get install ftp It get installed successfully. But not accessible on network ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

apt-get update error : W: Failed to fetch ftp://ftp.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/./Release.gpg Could not resolve 'ftp.videolan.org'

I was trying to download some media codecs a while back but I couldn't because my laptop ran out of battery(or something, don't remeber what really happened). I tried to run sudo apt-get update and ...
2
votes
0answers
77 views

How can I set vsftpd user-specific access?

I'm using vsftpd (on 14.04) and I want to set user-specific access: - admin has full access to home folder of all users - standard user (everyone from group "users") has permission only for his home ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

FileZilla: Failed to retrieve directory listing

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 as the host and installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the Virtualbox as Guest OS. I have installed and configured VSFTPD on Ubuntu 14.04 and forwarded the virtualbox port's as follows: ...
0
votes
1answer
261 views

Saving images of my IP-camera on my Desktop using FTP

I have a camera which allows FTP connections. If I want my camera to send an image to my Ubuntu Desktop, would I need to install an FTP server on my Desktop PC for this or is there an easier way?