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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Allowing for SSH Access of Ubuntu 12.04 Server from Pubic IP

I have recently configured an old PC of mine to run Ubuntu 12.04 Server to be used as an FTP Client. However, I want to find out how I can access it from a Remote Desktop (I.e: Not on the Wireless ...
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VSFTPD and “chroot_local_user=YES” does not work properly

I have the VSFTPD service installed on my linux server. I am using a ftp connection through FileZilla and by default, the user home directory is opened. The problem is that with this user, I can also ...
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Best install route for a server?

I have an old optiplex system which i want to use as an FTP and Media server. I'm wanting to get more into linux so I'm wondering a few things Would NOT running a GUI allow more room for the CPU and ...
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Asking for authentication informationon Ubuntu 12.04 with XAMPP

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with XAMPP. In Ubuntu I'm using XAMPP as localhost. I'm using wordpress, but when I'm installing a new theme or plugin it is asking me for authentication information like ...
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Setup FTP (vsftpd is not running)

--UPDATE-- I've noticed that my problem is because for some reason vsftpd does not run. Even when I tell it to run via "service vsftpd start". It says the process is running on some PID, but when I ...
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ProFTPd - Uploaded Files Getting 600 Permissions

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 Server, and have ProFTPd setup on there for some users to upload files. Each user is jailed to their own directory. New directories get 777 permissions, and new files get 666 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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can't login to FTP after upgrading to 13.04

I'm using vsftpd as ftp server. Till upgrading 13.04 ftp worked normally, i used my user/password as ftp password. But after upgrading to 13.04 i can't login to ftp. I added new user to system, can't ...
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Looking for a Web Development IDE with built-in FTP functionality

Coming from using Espresso (not the drink, haha) on a Mac, I'm looking for a Web Development IDE that provides a built in ftp upload/download ability. The reason being, every seperate ftp client ...
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Backup for ubuntu 12.04 NOT Deja Dup

I am interested in a backup solution (alternative to Deja Dup, as I do not like its characteristics) My requirements: R-SYNC or Differential Backup to FTP server Store files as-is (if file name is ...
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change local directory while using ftp

When we connect to a ftp server, How can we change the our local directory witch we can get access to it's files? Is there any command to do that?
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How to export saved FTP password from GNOME Commander?

I am migrating to another computer. And I need saved FTP passwords from Gnome Commander which I was using for the connection. Where should I search for these password?
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Have set up a file server. How to make it accessible from anywhere? [duplicate]

I have installed xubuntu and made it a file server in my college using this guide. How to build your own file server Okay I am pretty new to these things, but I want to know a few things? 1) I ...
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How can I keep alive my FTP connection (over curlftpfs)?

I have curlftpfs on my Ubuntu 12.10 laptop, but my wifi router is bad and drops FTP connections after 30 seconds of inactivity. Is there a keep-alive setting with curlftpfs or if not are there any ...
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Nautilus Remote Connect shows only first directory

I've connected to remote server with FTP via Nautilus' Remote Connect. The result only shows the first directory in the remote server, opening the first directory shows only the first directory in ...