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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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. ...
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How to read the filepath into the variable?

My requirement is to transfer the files using FTP command. I have used csv to store the details of source and destination file paths. while IFS="," read SRC_IP SRC_UNAME SRC_PSWD SRC_PATH SRC_FILE ...
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Can't execute compiled program: Exec format error [on hold]

First, this has nothing to do with 64bit-32bit mismatch, file extensions, nor permissions. I compiled a program (C++ 11) in a non-Ubuntu distro, and I uploaded it onto an Ubuntu Server (64 bit) with ...
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How do I setup SFTP on Ubuntu? I want my /var/www directory to connect to FileZilla from another computer. How do I go about doing this?

I already have Ubuntu LAMP server installed and vsftpd. This server is connected to the web on on dns domain. However, when I connect to the ftp server on FileZilla it connects. However, when I upload ...
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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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Failed directory listing - One folder - using Filezilla for VSFTPD

Got a strange behavior that I'm hoping someone has come across before. There is no firewall or routing restrictions in place, and when I connect to the FTP site (which is running VSFTPD on Ubuntu ...
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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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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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Moving files with bash scripts

I have a bash script that watches a folder, if something is added to the folder, the script will move all contents withing the monitored folder to the defined destination. I have a few of these ...
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Krusader doesn't save FTP password

I need to type the FTP password always, although I have checked the remember password option. What could be wrong ??
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Impossible to connect to server through SSH with Filezilla

I have a Debian server which had a HDD failure and was re-installed identically (same hostname, same IP, same distro). I used to be able to connect via SSH using Filezilla from my Ubuntu desktop but ...
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FTP Users Authentication error: 530 and File Formatting

I have a script I am trying to run as a cron job. When typing the script in via a terminal there is no problem tho I am replacing the variables with the actual value. #!/bin/bash cd ...
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot()

I am fully aware this question was asked countless times, but no solution mentioned before worked for my case. My config: $ cat /etc/vsftpd-anon.conf listen=YES local_enable=NO anonymous_enable=YES ...
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FTP user access limited to one folder

I have ftp server running on my raspberry pi and I have to users there I want to limit one user's access only to his home folder (/home/user), so when he logs in via ftp he can't go to other folders ...
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How is the authenticity of Ubuntu updates verified?

I couldn't find much info on the security of Ubuntu (and Linux in general) update verification/security. The connection appears to be plain ftp. but the packages are signed using a private key and ...
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How do I set up Ubuntu 15.10 so I can Filezilla from my windows 10 desktop and create/remove/add files to my server

I have a separate server set up with Ubuntu server 15.10. I can connect from my windows 10 desktop using Filezilla but I can't upload anything to my /var/www/html folder for working on websites I ...
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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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Can't connect to repositories via HTTP, but I can via FTP

I apologize in advance, but I'm pretty new to all of this. I'm having some issues connecting to ANYTHING via HTTP, especially the repositories. I can connect via FTP, but I'd like to resolve the ...
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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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VSFTPD will not start at all, despite a purge and fresh installation

I installed vsftpd sudo apt-get install ftpd Used a basic config file (the least amount of settings to just get it to start) listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Why vsftpd doesnt work when pam_service_name=vsftpd?

I did a vsftpd setup on my home server. I got some authentication error so I searched through this forum and got a solution. This solution worked for me As in the solution. the default setting ...
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How to backup to a FTP server using luckybackup?

I'm trying to do a backup on a regular (not secured, not using SSH, no rsync daemon) ftp server (UpToBox). I refered to this page but it's unclear if my case (no SSH, no rsync daemon) is supposed to ...
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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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530 - Login authentication failed when password is empty

I am trying to connect to a FTP server via Filezilla. My colleague gave me his connection information (the password is empty): User: kasxxxx ​Host: sftpe.xxxx ​logon type: Normal ​Protocol: SFTP - ...
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vsftpd-cannot read config file even when file exists

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 and I just installed vsftpd. When I run the command service vsftpd status, I get the following output: vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: loaded ...
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FTP Server on Ubuntu

I'm looking for an FTP server application for my headless server, which is a public virtual machine with a public ip address. . I've narrowed it down to 3, at least from what I've read are the most ...
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How to put my server on the internet? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu server working fine in the Intranet and I need to access my files from the internet. I read forums and don't understand them well. Have an easy way? Security is not the priority now.
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How to recovery libc-2.15.so file after remove it?

I removed the file 'libc-2.15.so' and can't use basic linux orders now. At the mean time I can't use 'scp' to copy a local file to that server. So Can I use 'ftp' to transport this file to that ...
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Just simple file syncing for ubuntu

I'm just a new guy with Ubuntu VPS. I've a simple purpose to solve. I've a gameserver to manage, I've some friends that develop files with me. Is there any way I can give them some files, folders to ...
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Why am I unable to connect to ftp, or git or mysql server from my ubuntu 14.04 LTS computer?

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I used to manage my ftp connections through FileZilla, and use git through terminal as well as mysql through terminal... Then, today, nothing works. I try to ...
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how to find a file and ftp from ubuntu server?

I am not a unix scripting guy, so I have this question to you all. How I can find a file and ftp it to a ftp server? ncftpput -R -v -u "username" x.x.x.x xyz/ Downloads/[find /home/owner/Downloads ...
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How to add FTP users on Ubuntu?

I installed an Ubuntu VPS and installed vsftpd on it. How do I add users with passwords to it that can modify the root directory?
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Does the Ubuntu type Desktop versus Server matter when installing one of the FTP's?

First I did ps -aux | grep ftp and did not find a running ftp of any kind. I'm interested in turning up an FTP service on my Ubuntu 15.04 running on my laptop. I am aware of ftp, sftp, and vsftpd ...
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Connect to server using Nautilus and navigate to root catalog

I connect to server using Nautilus via SFTP. It opens home directory and not allows to go very root catalog. If I do the same connection using FAR commander from windows I also moved top home ...
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vsftpd: 530 Login incorrect

I can't get vsfptd working on Ubuntu 12.04. my vsftpd.conf file looks like this, and I try to connect with a local user: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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How to give a specific user access only to a specific folder and its contents?

I used adduser <name> and created a new user, andrew. Now I want to give him read/write access only to /var/www/sitename.com and its contents. How am I supposed to do this? I tried sudo ...
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Ubuntu: FTP works in Filezilla but not with ftp program

I'm using Ubuntu, and FTP works in Filezilla, but when I try to use the ftp program, I could log in but the file transfers are often stalled (and fail with timeout), except sometimes when the file is ...
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How do I temporarily run an FTP server?

In the world of Ubuntu, it seems you either always run an FTP server or you never do. Perhaps I'm the first network analyst who's needed to flash a Cisco, Checkpoint or Nokia image using Ubuntu... I ...
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FTP connection problems in Nautilus

I have no trouble connecting to my FTP server by going to Places->Connect to server... I can then browse the FTP site to my heart's content with Nautilus for a few minutes. After a few minutes of ...
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500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

I'm rather new to Ubuntu and therefore vsftp. I've setup the ftp server and I have several folders. When I connect, I can do so without any issues. However, if I try to access one particular folder ...
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How can i see images from my ftp server of ubuntu, directly from browser in form of gallery?

I have Ubuntu installed on AWS running an FTP server. Images are uploaded continuously to the FTP server. Is it possible to view the images directly in the form of a gallery? Could I use Ubuntu's ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 FTP over TLS Error 530

I have a ProFTPD Server running on Ubuntu 12.04, but my problem is that this FTP Server does not have a TLS encryption. So I tried to set up a TLS encryption with this tutorial: ...
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FTP works from command line but not from “Connect to Server” GUI (vsftp)

I have vsftpd installed on my Ubuntu server. Here is my config: # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The default compiled in settings are fairly paranoid. This sample file # loosens things up a ...
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bandwith limit per ip adress

my system runs ubuntu server. I am doing file sharing, but I have problems. (ftp) My NIC speed is 1gbits. How can I limit the download speed of everyone outside my LAN? for example : all visitors ...
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why can vsftpd by passive mode work with firewall allowing only 21 port?

I have a question. Why can vsftpd by passive mode work with firewall allowing only 21 port ? I open only 21/tcp port. $ ufw enable $ ufw allow 21/tcp $ cat /etc/vsftpd.conf | grep pasv ...
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Problem in VSFTPD

My VSFTPD server allows anonymous users to log in but virtual users are not allowed, it gives me this problem: Here is my configuration :
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Need assistance with configuring ftp-proxy

I have internal ftp services running on a Synology NAS box. I now have to present the ftp as an external web facing ftp. I have a running Ubuntu 14.04 server currently handling my HTTPS proxy ...
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Prevent Ubuntu RAM increase rapidly?

I have ubuntu server 14.04 installed in my server. And i have vsftpd server that provide download file test for testing purpose. my question is why if client download the ftp file, my server ram is ...
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How to connect to FTP via Winscp/Filezilla - Ubuntu server + VirtualBox - What should I add in “Port Forwarding” ?

I have an Ubuntu Server on my Virtualbox. In the virtual machine Network Settings I have it set to "NAT" and added in "Port Forwarding" the 80 port. So now when I run on my PC "localhost" or the ...
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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 ...