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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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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How to fix wrong update?

Today I updated my Ubuntu 15.04 using the auto update tool. Here are the updated packages: firefox-locales (40.0+build4-0ubuntu0.15.01.1, 40.0+build4-ubuntu0.15.04.4) firefox ...
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Chmod all files getting uploaded automatic

Is there any way to chmod 777 all files getting uploaded to a folder throught FTP? I'm using vsftpd and apache2, and I am having a camera to upload pictures taken once an hour to a local server over ...
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Transfer files to cloud by terminal

I need a free cloud system, where I can transfer my backup files in range of 1-10 GB, by terminal command from server. Are there such services, what can you suggest?
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Cannot connect to server via Filezilla

I am using the new version of Filezilla. But when i tried to connect to server it showing this error Status: Failed to retrieve directory listing Status: Disconnected from server
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Can anyone give an old version of Filezilla like as 3.2.0 download link?

I was using the latest version of filezilla on Ubuntu 15.04. But it was unable to connect with the server. In this case i need an older version of filezilla. If anyone know about that then give me the ...
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No write access for vsFTPd server despite 777 permissions on files

I followed this (http://askubuntu.com/a/575825) tutorial in order to set up a vsFTPd server on my raspberry pi. Currently I am able to read files no problem but trying to write gives me a 550 ...
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vsftpd installation not working on virtual server as of 14.04

The process I have used for installing vsftpd since 12.04 no longer works. I get the error stop: Unknown instance when restarting the service. I believe this means the configuration is wrong, but I ...
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vsftpd: 530 Login incorrect

I cant 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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/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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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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What is the matter with my vsftpd?

I want to start my vsftpd,failed. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd start [ ok ] Starting vsftpd (via systemctl): vsftpd.service. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd status ● vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: ...
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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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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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FTP Server on Ubuntu

I'm looking for an FTP server application for my headless server. I've narrowed it down to 3, at least from what I've read are the most adept. vsftpd proftpd pure-ftp I've been researching all 3 ...
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Download remote FTP directory

How can I download a specified directory and all it's files from an FTP server (requiring username+password)?
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vsftpd allow_writeable_chroot=YES crash?

Whenever I add allow_writeable_chroot=YES to my vsftpd.conf file the FTP server doesn't start up. Restarting the server right after gives this: vsftpd stop/waiting vsftpd start/running, process 1803 ...
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How do I execute FTP commands on one line?

This is what I'm doing when I log into a FTP: ftp user:password@server ftp: user:password@server: Unknown host ftp> echo HELLO WORLD! ftp> quit I'd like to do a one-line FTP command... ftp ...
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help for an ftp dummy

hi I am running ubuntu server 15.04 64 bit, I would like to setup an ftp so I can access my files on my server while I'm not at home on my mobile phone or TAFE (it's like school)as I have been told it ...
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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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Using a secure FTP connection without SSH

I have been working for a few weeks on a peace of software that transfers files using FTP. I have looked at the FTP Server page and noticed that the FTP that Ubuntu uses does not support a secure ...
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ftp not downloading files in browsers nor on virtualbox

I am attempting to download an ftp file from the following mirror: ftp://filedump.se.rit.edu/pub/OpenBSD/ This is only one of several US mirrors that are not downloading the ftp file. The problem ...
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How resolve 'Not found url' & 'permission denied' error on Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Apache, MySQL, PHP, and phpMyAdmin on aws-EC2 Ubuntu 14.04. I've configured everything correctly. I also successfully installed a web script and my site is online. I access ...
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User access to FTP and at same time set www-data as owner/group

In order for wordpress to read/write the owner of the files/folders need to be www-data. Now the problem is that if the owner is www-data of group filetransfer (www-data:filetransfer) then the FTP ...
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How to make modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp persist a reboot

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but to get outbound active FTP connections through our firewall we need to run the following: sudo modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp I learned this trick from ...
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Userlist in vsftpd

ith this part of my vsftpd.conf userlist_deny=NO userlist_allow=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list I can't connect to my FTP Server. I always get the error in FileZilla with the correct login: ...
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VSFTPD Passive Mode doesn't work Behind NAT

Hey guys so I am trying to allow my friends to connect to my ftp server (I am hosting it on Ubuntu Server 15.04), so I set the pasv_address in the configuration and the port range in the configuration ...
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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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FTP offline dump

I am having few machines in which internet is not available due to access control protocols. So are there any offline dump setup available for FTP(Nautilus/fire FTP or filezilla);So that i can install ...
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Fake SFTP for Ubuntu

I have a Java project which I'm currently trying to test on my localhost. In production, it sends some files via FTP/SFTP to another server. However, I want to create a local SFTP server on my ...
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Fstab - mount a folder that has mounted folders in it

I have an ftp server where I am binding all of the home directories to a folder that has folders in it which were bound to other hard drives. [Anime hard disk] -> mounted to ftp/Anime/ [ftp] -> ...
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<Share> Install vsftpd 3.0.2 ext.1 with chroot_local_user=YES for WAN IP [closed]

Install official vsftpd sudo apt-get install vsftpd Install extended vsftp [http://vsftpd.devnet.ru/eng/] cd /tmp sudo wget ...
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Some script to keep my computer “alive” during data transfer

I have a quite peculiar problem. The thing is that I am transferring files from an ftp source, with a quite irritating Java FTP transfer program called FTP Voyager. The files are in the TB scale, so I ...
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creating nested loop within ftp

echo "which stations you want to download (example input, brmu ankr) ? : " read stations echo "which years interval (example input, 2013 2015 or 2010 2010)? :" read year echo "which days of year ...
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Transfer video to a FTP account after download complete whith Youtube-dl

I am using youtube-dl to download video on my server. After donwloading complete, I have to move files to some ftp account. I would like to automate the transfer. Is there a way to move these video ...
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How to get a recursive ftp directory listing without write permissions?

I know I can run ls * on the ftp server and get everything, but there's too much for my terminal (hundreds of pages so far). using ls * > myfile isn't an option because I don't have permission to ...
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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 ...
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Change the configuration location of vsftpd?

How do I change the configuration location of vsftpd? It is currently in a file directly off /etc and I'd like it to be in /etc/vsftpd/ so that I can include some other stuff in there and not clutter ...
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wget not getting full directory listing

I've hunted high and low and have not been able to find an answer to my problem. I'm not sure if this is the proper forum, but I hope someone here might be able to help. I have been using wget (FTP) ...
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ftpd.service failed to load: No such file or directory

$ sudo apt-get install ftpd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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vsftpd - GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

How can I fix this error when I try connecting to the ftp server on filezila: GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received. And this error on sublime ftpsync plugin: ssl.SSLError: [SSL: ...
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Sharing files across devices

So I have a hard drive full of my favorite TV shows, music, and movies. I am running Ubuntu 15.04 desktop. I want to be able to access all my files from all my devices(Android devices) wirelessly over ...
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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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kdiff3 how to compare files over remote server ftp?

I followed the instructions from here http://kdiff3.sourceforge.net/doc/misc.html But i can't make it working. For some reason the kdiff always throw an error it's not a file. How can i compare ...
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Proftpd can't retrieve directory listing when outside the network

I know this question has been asked many times on the internet and a google search will bring up a multitude of posts, but none of them have been of any help and are all very vague and not specific, ...
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Making a FTP upload in one line with out file redirection

I am trying to move some files using FTP in one line (through a bash file), the client is using 14.04.00 LTS with the server using vsftpd and 15.04. The way that I can do this uses a file redirection ...
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retrieving data from ftp with script

ftp 123.456 Name: anonymous Password: password binary cd 001 get mfile.d.Z I need to write a script which performs above codes to retrieve data automatically.
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Error while connecting to the ftp server

I am getting stuck while connecting to the ftp server. I have Installed vsftpd and try ftps, ftp-ssl. ERROR: 534 Local policy on server does not allow TLS secure connections. 534 Local policy on ...
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FTP Root directory on another server

Fellows, I would like to know how set up or change the directory on my FTP server. i've edited the conf file but when i connect with Filezilla says: 500 oops cannot change directory ...
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Using FTP to connect to Linux machines using Nautilus's location entry

I use ifconfig to get an IP address, but for each address from that output I put in it keeps coming up "not found". This machine is connected via direct Ethernet to the router, but which is the IP ...