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Please clarify: Using SFTP on LAN for development

After so many years of working with FTP on Ubuntu, I'm now confused. I read on many docs that FTP is insecure and that SFTP or SSH is the best way to go. But here's what I want to do... We are a ...
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How do I allow SFTP with a password BUT not SSH?

I have SSH keys set up for every user with which they SSH into the proper machines. The problem is that many FTP programs dont support SSH login. Therefore, only for FTP do I want to allow users to ...
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How to tell which of the two FTP server running is serving an FTP request?

I was asked to reconfigure and make some order in a FTP server which is operating on Ubuntu 10.04. I have root access to the machine. When checking what server is running, I get: # ps -ef | grep ftp ...
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Using sftp to Transfer a Directory?

When I try to use SFTP to transfer a directory containing files, I get an error message: skipping non-regular file directory_name The directory contains a couple of files and two subdirectories. ...