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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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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Proftpd on Ubuntu Server File Permissions Issue

I'm using proftpd on a Ubuntu server and the FTP is working on a directory with 777 permissions. Files are uploaded as ftpuser:ftpgroup which is correct. However, on a directory owned by someone else ...
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<Share> Install vsftpd 3.0.2 ext.1 with chroot_local_user=YES for WAN IP [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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/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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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 ...
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vsftpd login incorrect issue

I install vsftpd on my ubuntu server, this follow is my vsftpd.conf file: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES check_shell=NO write_enable=YES local_umask=022 dirmessage_enable=YES ...
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How to stop and remove ftp service?

I want to stop ftp and remove the service on Ubuntu 14.04 I tried sudo apt-get remove ftp and checked using command ps aux | grep ftp but the service was still running. Please suggest some way to ...
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Internet FTP server connection problem

I use ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I use broadband dial up internet connection. Here, my internet service porvider provide us a FTP server. From that server I can download Movies and much more. There also has ...
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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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User password don't work vsftpd server

I created an user with: useradd -m -s /bin/false testuser Also I added in the vsftpd.user_list 'testuser' and changed the password with passwd. After a restart of the vsftpd service I wanted to log ...
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After Permission & Ownership Changes system starts giving me errors

All problems started when I changed ownership and permission with gksu nautilus from the ETC and SBIN folder after realizing what I have done I followed some online threads I've put back chmod and ...
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Permission denied in FTP even though I'm the owner

Okay, so I've tried my best at finding the answer to this by searching and looking through possible duplicates, but I just can't so forgive me if it's out there somewhere anyways. My issue is as ...
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Is there a PPA for the latest proftpd security issue? (May 18th 2015)

I would need the 1.3.4e/1.3.5 package for precise (12.04). Thanks a lot...
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FTP server on Ubuntu Touch?

as the title says, how can I run an FTP server on Ubuntu Touch? I want this so I can develop websites on the go (always have a full webserver and such with me instead of taking my notebook anywhere ...
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Filezilla: Connection established, waiting for welcome message… only with ftp

Problem with connecting in Filezilla When I connecting to ftp it is showing this message in filezila Connection established, waiting for welcome message... before day I connected successfully I ...
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setting script for retrieving ftp data

I've just compiled a software. This software automatically connect the web site (via several scripts) and retrieve data. Web sites ftp service use e-mail address as a password. Username: Anonymous. ...
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FTP SERVER FAIL LOGIN on Ubuntu 14.04

Already installed ProFTPd before in my Ubuntu 14.04 and it was working great. Suddenly, users could no longer connect (I didn't make any changes it just stopped working). So I tried to fix it but ...
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LVS-NAT doesn't work with passive FTP. Active FTP is fine

On Ubuntu 14, I'm trying to set up a load balancer that uses haproxy for web connections and LVS-NAT for FTP, controlled by ldirectord, with pacemaker for automatic failover to a redundant host. The ...
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Want to enable root direct login to telnet/ssh/ftp

I am pretty aware of security risks. But its been a burning need for me to enable root direct login with ssh/telnet/ftp ? Would you please share the procedure this? I have enabled direct root login, ...
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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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proftpd won't start

When trying to start proftpd server I get the following: /etc/init.d/proftpd start ProFTPD warning: cannot start neither in standalone nor in inetd/xinetd mode. Check your configuration. I ...
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How to show only specific directory to FTP user

In my ubuntu 14.04 I installed the (FTPD) ftp server. I would like to create one user for that and set nologin to that user. When logging on using an FTP client, I want that particular user to be able ...
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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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Prevent temporally suspend/hibernate from script?

Is there any way to prevent temporally suspend/hibernate from a script? I want the screen to enter in powersave mode when appropriate, but the computer doesn't stop. Caffeine doesn't allow this: it ...
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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 connect to vsftpd server remotely

I can access my ftp server on the network, and I can access my other server software remotely, but for some reason I cannot access my ftp server from outside of my network. any help with this issue?
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FTP'ing with Filezilla/Notepad++

So I found out that I'm going to have trouble FTP'ing things over Filezilla and NP++ as I have my root account login disabled. I wanted to be able to modify any file even if owned by root and there's ...
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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 ...