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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...