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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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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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 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 ...
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Cannot write anything to FTP in my new Linux server [closed]

this is my first post here so I hope I do nothing wrong. My problem is I cannot paste or edit any files through ftp in my new Linux server and I've tried chmod and chown but nothing works. It says ...
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Why I can't import the filezilla.xml (the FileZilla server backup) into the FileZilla installation on Ubuntu 15.04?

I have the following problem trying to import the FileZilla settings (the settings related to the saved FTP server) using Ubuntu 15.04. So, from an old Ubuntu 12.04 system, I saved the filezilla.xml ...
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I can't remove VSFTPD from the boot system in Kubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem with VSFTPD on Kubuntu 14.04. I have the service installed, but I can't remove it from the boot system. I tried it many times with “update-rc.d -f foobar remove” but it remains ...
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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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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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Access local ftp

I was using ubuntu 10.10. I had a strange situation where I was setting up a small network all with fixed IPs. I had a NAS drive that I had enabled ftp on. when I used the connect to server menu ...
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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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Automate user creation [closed]

I have a site for my students, and it is running on Ubuntu 14.04. When my students register themselves on my site, I store user info in an MySQL DB. I would like to give my students a website on my ...
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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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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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Permission problem

I'm running a vsftpd FTP Server, where system users can login. An application that must be running with root rights, is writing files in the directory of the ftp users. I've created a new group ...
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GUI FTP Server Recommendation

Every time I try to setup an FTP server with user account, I get into troubles. Is there some FTP server with GUI that I can set it up easily? Is there any good and working tutorial for setting up an ...
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vsftpd - mounted drive permissions

I have a vsftpd server running and I am wondering about the permissions I have set. The server has a few virtual users. Currently I have set them to 777 but what I want to do is set the drives to ...
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is there any way to change ssh or vnc config using ftp?

I have a remote server which I can't access physically, for the last couple of weeks I could connect to it using both FTP protocol and VNC remote desktop. I changed the "Desktop Sharing" Program in ...
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proFTPd - Shortcut/alias to directory

I'm not sure what is the proper name of this but let me explain, Bob is logging into ftp, he noticed that he is in his home and also sees somedir, otherdir and somefiles some day he decided to ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS includes unknown SFTP server

I've installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, and when I try to connect it with browser sftpd://10.0.0.100 it lets me see my files after I type my username and password. It's weird, because I haven't installed ...
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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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FTP Permission on folder

I have a ubuntu 14.04LTS webserver in my cloud provider set up. I have everything configured but my problem is I cannot SFTP to the folder under the user I created. I can send files under root but I ...
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How to expose my FTP server to the world from behind NAT?

There's vsftpd server in my LAN; there's a hypothetical client machine in another subnet, who can't make direct connections to my FTP server; and there's a router between 2 subnets, actually VPN. I ...
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Using FTP to connect to Linux machines using Nautilus's location entry [closed]

I use "ifconfig" to get an IP address, but for each address from that output I put in it keeps coming up "not found". Computers are on the same local network using Ethernet and Wifi, both on the same ...
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Is there an ftp management tool that is not based on PHP?

I am looking for an ftp tool GUI that makes it easier for some low-tech users to add/delete FTP accounts restricted to certain folders. Currently I am doing this by hand in my vsftpd.conf but I am ...
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How to Setup FTP to use in locally hosted wordpress

I have installed wordpress on my ubuntu 10.10 desktop edition and I am trying to install plugin from the browser (I know I can drop it to the wp-content/plugin but I want to do it via the web browser ...
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vsftpd no logs to syslog

I have an vsftpd syslog server. And Its currently logging to /var/log/vsftpd.log, but I want it to send the logs to our syslog server. But I somehow I cant find any answer to my problem. I tried it ...
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How to upload/download a directory using ftp and on ftp CLI? I am using VSFTPD

This how I want to upload/download: ftp 10.42.0.1 then after entering user and password: ftp > Now if I use mget/get or put/mput I am able to copy only files. How should I download ...
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no inet 6 address-sftp and ftp not working and no eth1 showing on ifconfig.

I am trying to transfer files between a ubuntu 12.04 server and a 12.04 desktop using sftp. it told me that the connection had been reset by peer(port 22) and doesn't work. However, the ftp doesn't ...
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Managing remote server connections via Nautilus

Is there any way to manage remote server credentials while using Nautilus remote server connect feature? The Recent Servers works for couple of connections, but not for 20+. Also it seems that if I ...
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OpenSSH chroot breaks ssh and ftp

I'm trying to set up a webserver with a restricted sftp connection. I've googled and followed several walkthoughs that all appear to be pretty much the same thing. Here are my steps: Fresh install ...
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vsftpd PASV configuration set up, yet still not working

So, I've been researching FTP/FTPS, and have been trying to set up a working FTPS server. To use FTP(S), I've been using the service vsftpd, and the my server is an amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu ...
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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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Website Files Permissions

I am trying to set all folders and subfolders (directories) to 755 and all files that are contained by folders and subfolders to 644. I don't know how can I do this from 1-2 commands. Is this even ...
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Delete ftp logs from Ubuntu

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I would like to know how to make Ubuntu "forget" the username and password I have entered for a certain website. I have entered ftp://examplesite.com; Entered Username and ...
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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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Why is this empty directory displaying as being over three megabytes in size?

I have an Ubuntu web server running version 12.10, hosted on Digital Ocean. When I access it using gFTP, one of the directories is listed as being over 3MB in size: However, the directory is ...
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Is it possible to download from the internet using filezilla?

I am trying to set up a packet program for my amateur radio hobby. I came across this website:http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/AX25-HOWTO/x94.html. In it there are three software programs with the ftp ...
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Is it possible to send and receive a file from ubuntu to windows without apps like samba etc?

Most of the suggestions and queries are showing samba and other application installations. It needs to be done programatically without any third-party client or servers.
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vsftpd cant log in with syslog_enable=YES

Hi guys I want to send my ftp logs to a syslog server, so I tried to enable syslog. But when I set syslog_enable to YES I cant use my FTP Server at all. I am getting this error message: 500 OOPS: ...
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Please suggest the best tool to monitor ftp transactions on ubuntu 14.04

how do I monitor my anonymous ftp server for downloads (downloaders' locations, files downloaded etc) that includes graphing? ubuntu 14.04 x64 vsftpd
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give access right to a super user regarding other users directory when using ftp

when using ftp, and connecting with a ftp account, corresponding to a user account, it shows only the files for the connected user directory. I want to give to a specific user, the right to explore ...
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FTP client with vifm

How to use vifm as FTP client? I followed instructions here, but I'm confused. It's not intuitive. It doesn't tell where to put those script. Even this one doesn't tell to. I've tried to put the ...