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 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 ...
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Restore files lost from adduser

I have a web server set up using the www directory with a whole bunch of files that have not received their monthly backup. I've done a ton of work so I'd like to not restart. I then set up an e-mail ...
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configuring vsftpd

I've got a problem connecting to my remote server using vsftpd. From the documentation, it seems there should be little to no configuration necessary if I just want to connect with my ...
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vsftp server configuraton in

i am going to develop a photo selling webapp, in that every user has options to upload there photos via ftp (ubunut 10.04 + vsftpd) , folder structure /var/www/project/downloads_ftp_folder ...
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Command line FTP download latest files

I am trying to use the command line ftp to download files from a specific date and onwards. Is there a simple solution for this? Thank you!
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FTP server with active directory integration

Can anyone tell me a FTP server with active directory integration ?
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Configuration of iptables (verfication, actives services, allow FTP)

I’m experimenting with IPT's (iptables) in Xubuntu. First experimentation wato allow all OUTPUT traffic and block all INPUT except already existing TCP connections can somebody verify if these are ...
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Directory path for home to an external NTFS hard drive

OK, I have run into a problem with authentication and I think I have figured out the problem but i cant seem to find the solution anywhere I look. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 running Lamp (individually ...
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can any body tell me how to test ftp server in ubuntu machine?

I tried with several ways which is given like telnet to test whether my ftp server workig properly or not. those are like rama@rama-desktop:~$ telnet 192.164.0.102 21 Trying 192.168.0.102... telnet: ...
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Configure vsftpd to chown uploaded files

I have vsftpd up and running on my Ubuntu server. This is a development server and I want to be able to FTP my code directly to the directory which Apache is serving out. As most of you know, ...
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How can I connect to local server?

I am newbie on Ubuntu. So I am trying to learn how to implement some windows style commands in Ubuntu. In Windows as you know that in order to connect to local server remotely you just need to type in ...
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Using ncftp or other ftp command-line software to get directories

I'm transferring files from a FTP client to my ubuntu server using the terminal. I was able to upload a backup of some files that were already zipped but there are some files I need that are in a ...
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How do I disable compression in Filezilla?

Normally in Windows I can do that in Edit>Options>SFTP, but I can't find the option in Ubuntu.
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Creating a FTP server on ubuntu desktop

I would like to make a FTP server on a ubuntu desktop. I am unable to make a ubuntu server install for various reasons, but would like to make a small FTP server, so I can connect to it from my router ...
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Mount ecryptfs automatically after ftp login

How can I get my ubuntu server 12.04 to automatically mount the encrypted home partition after an ftp login? It will automatically mount after an ssh login and I can then access the encrypted ...
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FTP Changes file permisions

I am trying to make changes to my website over ftp but when I save any files it changes the permissions and owner to my username. I can edit files in the same folder trough samba without changing the ...
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vsftpd - restrict users to home directory

Setup vsftpd easily If I run this config: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=NO dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES connect_from_port_20=YES ...
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WordPress asks for FTP credentials, even though owner of the whole /var/www is www-data

I'm trying to get WordPress to run on my local Ubuntu 12.10 installation. When I try to install themes/plugins, it asks me for FTP credentials. I've been trying to get this to work for 2 days now. ...
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How to share files/media online

Can someone can direct me to a how to that explains not only how to install an FTP but also how a family member on another coast can access this via online? I have setup an old computer with the ...
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Download file directly to a remote machine

Is there any possibility to download a file to some remote machine which has ftp, ssh, nfs access. What I mean is that it doesn't have to go through the machine from which the download is issued.
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Can I connect to other computers on my network using FTP?

Is there a way to connect to other computers on my home wifi network via FTP using something such as Filezilla?
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Is there an easy way to set up a home FTP server?

I have more then one computer at home, and I would really like if I could set up a home FTP server to access all of the files? The WiFi router is connected to a PC that runs Ubuntu 12.10 and files ...
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FTP server user adding

Im setting up a ftp server using vsftp and i need to ask it:How in the world you set your login details? Ive found on the internet a lot of guides, but all say to add users in a specific file, BUT ...
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Transferring files from OS X to an Ubuntu Server seems to not copy all the data

I have a problem (or at least I think I have a problem) that I am facing for a while an have found no solution so far - to be honest, I am not sure if it is a "real" problem at all, but I am unsure ...
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FTP client - get file in one command [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I execute FTP commands on one line? I have the following FTP client conversation: variscite@variscite-desktop:~$ ftp 192.168.100.10 Connected to 192.168.100.10. ...
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Downloading big file from FTP in Nautilus in Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

After several seconds after download starting I have message "Error while copying file.zip. There was an error copying the file into /home/user. Timeout was reached". In Ubuntu 12.04 it's ok.
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Create archive on FTP in Ubuntu 12.10

Trying create archive in Ubuntu 12.10 on FTP thought Nautilus right click Compress I got this message: Could not create the archive. You don't have permission to create an archive in this folder. In ...
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Can't connect (ssh, ftp,… timeout) to one computer on LAN (ping possible)

Since I've had a laptop (A), I've been trying to connect it with my Desktop PC (B) via router in a LAN, problem is (B) won't even answer any request aside from a ping. I've tried ssh, ftp, vnc, samba, ...
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Why is FTP file transfer from Android Phone Slow?

To transfer files from my Android phone to Ubuntu, I use an app that creates a FTP server on the phone. Copying files to Ubuntu 12.04 (same with 12.10) I get up to 260 KB/s. Copying files to Windows ...
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How to mount a network drive?

I'm trying to set-up a home file server. I'm thinking about just setting it up as an FTP server, no particular reason other than I'm familiar with FTP and samba tends to be very frustrating. ...
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Users in vsftpd

This my example of vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=NO pam_service_name=ftp local_enable=YES write_enable=NO anon_upload_enable=NO anon_mkdir_write_enable=NO anon_other_write_enable=NO ...
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FTP won't open a connection to client

I am running Windows server 2008 on Ubuntu server 12.04.1 via devstack and I am trying to download a file from an ftp server using the windows command line ftp client. When I run the ftp get command ...
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Keep original timestamps of files downloaded with nautilus

Is there a way to keep the original file date when downloading from server with nautilus ftp? Like it is now, the file has as date / time the downloaded date / time and not the one in the server?
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FTP Connection established…Connection timed out problem with all my sites and FTP programs?

Just few hours ago FileZilla was working fine. Then, suddenly I started to get this error: Status: Resolving address of ftp.readtypechinese.com Status: Connecting to 69.175.14.60:21... Status: ...
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HDD on a router [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access an external hard drive plugged into my router? I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS. I am using a D-Link router for our wifi here and we have connected an HDD via ...
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FTP server not able to connect outside the network on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am setting up a ftp server using vsftpd in Ubuntu. Inside my network the ftp server works perfect, but it does not work outside my network. Please help me with the ...
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Why does ftp (via dolphin and kate) require authentication every few minutes?

Why does ftp (via dolphin and kate) require authentication every few minutes on Kubuntu 12.04? It seems to work ok on one ftp server but not on another.