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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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FileZilla is failing to transfer a single file over local FTP in Ubuntu, however, Nautilus transfers it

I have created a local FTP server on my android device, and connecting to it using FileZilla (old type FTP) for file transfer. There is a very specific video file, which is failing to transfer on my ...
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How to remove and forget a local ftp network from nautilus?

I recently added a ftp client folder (of my android device) using nautilus, and also saved the user name and password of my ftp server. Now, I want to remove it, and also forget its password, so ...
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Why is Ubuntu denying connections to port 21 and 22 (FTP and SSH)?

The firewall says that the ports are both open and both services are running. Why is this happening? For SSH it says: Connection closed by (IP) port 22 and for FTP it just won't load any directories ...
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FTP file acces problem

I have a problem with removing files from the FTP server. I have access to the server. The output of rm and ls listed below $ touch file.txt touch: setting times of 'file.txt': Operation not supported ...
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FTP Issue Proftdp

Trying to install proftpd onto my linux server. It's showing in the log files successful connection however my client directftp is showing errors. Here is some info user1@ily:~$ systemctl status ...
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Failed to retrieve directory listing with ProFTP in Passive mode

I'm trying to install a ftp server in Ubuntu 16.04 with ProFTP Active mode works great. But when it comes to passive mode, I get the error: Failed to retrieve directory listing with ProFTP in ...
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With an installation of wordpress on ubuntu 20.04 how can I find FTP credentials

I am attempting to install a new theme; The screen is asking for ftp credentials; can anyone tell me where i can find these details on ubuntu? -Thank you.
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Filezilla freezes after dragging from remote to local

Every time I drag something from the remote files to local files Filezilla immediately freezes (without becoming gray) and after a while appear the alert saying the window is not responding with the "...
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lftp, let's encrypt and ca-certificates

Ubuntu 20.04 I use lftp to connect to a server (ftp.domain.xxx). I got "Certificate verification: unable to get local issuer certificate". Reading this answer https://stackoverflow.com/a/44095714/...
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VSFTPD fails to start

I have setup VSFTPD on a server with UBUNTU 18.04 on a server with both ipv4 and ipv6 support and the service is running as expected. I have then ported the same configuration to a server with only ...
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Network problems on Ubuntu 16.04

I hired a VPS service through Contabo last week so I could ran a Minecraft server on it. At first I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and everything was working properly, until like 2 days later that It seems ...
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How to change default directory for a vsftpd to a virtualhost folder and restrict ssh to root users?

I have configured multiple virtual hosts in Apache. I am creating users with useradd <username>. I want to assign the directory of the virtual host to a specific user in vsftpd. For example, ...
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WinSCP for Linux

I've always used WinSCP for Windows to keep my directories up to date with the sync option. This is a really useful feature that most FTP clients lack. Now I started programming on Ubuntu and, since ...
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Filezilla open for write:permission denied

I have just set up a Linux Ubuntu Server with SSH access. The account that I created when I first made the server is called user. I then created a new account which I'll be using to host various ...
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Hydra doesn't return any password

I am trying to generate passwords for user Alice using hydra with the command line shown below: hydra -l Alice -P flowers.txt -t 16 192.168.56.2 ftp However, no password is returned, and the ...
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ftp user permissions for a directly folder Ubuntu 8.04 VSFTPD

Hi i want to create a ftp "newuser" that will get acces to another user(root) example -----root --------server ----------reamder.txt ----------start-server ------------text.txt ------------start....
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Ftp connection through wifi

I want to connect to my frnd's linux system who is using different wifi. I am using different wifi. How can i establish ftp connection with him. When i am pinging to his ip address no packet transfer
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20.04 windows network empty

Having upgraded to 20.04 the file manager shows the windows network as empty. In 19.10 I was able to open shares on my local server. On other computers in my network I am able to browse computers and ...
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Setting up ftp access to a single directory for user group

I am building a small app that needs to download some data dataset from my remote server (Ubuntu 16.04). The data resides in a specified directory that should not be written by the users. I only want ...
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Compress folder following any symbolic links

I store a lot of my data in a flat structure and the create symbolic links to different folders where my clients can access them via OwnCloud. I need to compress one of these folders containing sym-...
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Graphical SSH - SFTP Manager for ubuntu 19.10

I was on windows for a long time.. and i installed ubuntu 19.10 now. i was using Bitvise ssh and Mobaxterm for manage my servers in windows... In ubuntu i searched a lot but i couldn't find ...
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how to use nautilus for ftps locations in 18.04.4 bionic

when trying to access an ftps server with username and password I entered my url as nautilus location in the described format ftps://user@server.name.xyz this however, does not yield the expected ...
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I want to be able to login with ftp to a different directory

So currently i am using vsftpd to do my ftp login. But I want certain users to go to certain places. Like i want every user to go to their home directory and then i want my user to go to root. ...
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Secure file transfer over unstable internet

I have a router with own IP-address and a ubuntu 16.04 server running samba. Normally I VPN to the router and connect to my files through 'Map Network Drive' in Win10. But I need a solution to use, ...
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wget on ftpes://

When i run the following command line: wget --user=anonymous ftpes://x.x.x.x:x/FTP/image.bin.gz It returns that ftpes is not supported. Is there a package to install ?
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How can I run Midnight Commander opening an ftp connection on launch?

As the question itself says: I would like to know if there is a way to create a script or direct command line to run midnight commander mc and request the program to open an ftp connection on -let's ...
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Cron I need execute command as root

In cron I need to execute command that copy files from directory /var/lib/automysqlbackup/daily/ In this directory I have backups from my mysql database. I cant go into this directory as user, only ...
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Connect to FTP server

I am creating FTP by android(from default file manager app) and am trying to connect it on my ubuntu. In file manager I tried to do connect to server but when i click connect, it is showing this ...
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I want to run a small scale free-of-charge SFTP server among my friends. I want to run it from my Pi Zero on which I have Raspbian installed [closed]

I have searched for line command installation of ftp server. I installed a ftp file system with sudo apt-get install vsftpd. I were able to access it from a remote desktop computer using WinSCP. When ...
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Multiple users access to the same vsftpd chroot environment in server 18.04

I have three different users in a Ubuntu Server 18.04.4: ls -la /home total 28 drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Mar 6 17:17 . drwxr-xr-x 25 root root 4096 Mar 4 15:...
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Making (server) directory public (http download)

tl;dr - How do I make a folder and its contents publicly readable? I've installed and set up vsftpd on my Ubuntu VPS. Didn't realise the original intent of FTP was that only other logged in users can ...
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Getting: 500 OOPS: vsftpd: error with vsftpd.conf file that used to work

I recently reinstalled Bionic at 18.04.4 because I was experiencing a lot of glitchy errors that were getting worse over time. I had upgraded (not reinstalled) from Xenial which was probably a ...
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can't connect to ftp with lftp (Ubuntu 18.04)

I have installed vsftpd on my server (Ubuntu 18.04) apt install vsftpd sed -i.orig 's/#write_enable=YES/write_enable=YES/g' /etc/vsftpd.conf systemctl restart vsftpd vim /etc/vsftpd.conf ...
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19.10: Default deb Filezilla refusing to launch

Similar to my previous issues on 16.04, the default deb version of Filezilla (v 3.39.0-2) is refusing to even launch on my system (19.10). No logs are being generated, and any attempt to execute any ...
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VSFTPD server, free hosting?/ What next?

I've been trying to host a ftp server from vpftpd and ufw. I've setup a dynamic DNS, configured vpftpd from the conf file, which i can ping and run from my notebook and my android phone via termux. I'...
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What do I need to do in order to get vsftpd working on ubuntu 18.04?

I tried following this guide https://devanswers.co/installing-ftp-server-vsftpd-ubuntu-18-04/ to setup vsftpd. I can join and see my users directory, I can download files, but trying to upload just ...
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cron job not running bash script

I am wanting to create backups of a Minecraft server I administrate. I wrote a bash script that performs a ftp wget backup of the server files to a new folder. Here is that script: TIMESTAMP=$(/bin/...
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Permission for reading files from FTP directory for Node.js application

I have node.js application that reading files from the FTP directory. Although it can't read as I understand by the reason of permission in the FTP folder. So, for the folder /home/ftp_user_1/ftp: ...
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530 login incorrect ftp

I know this question has been asked before, but none of previous suggestions could help me. I have a ftp on Linux server and it is running well for old users. I create new user with following syntax, ...
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delete files from FTP servers with linux terminal

I'm new here, I would like to ask a question about FTP. I have an FTP server that contains multiple folders and there are PDF files in them. I wonder if there is a way to access this server through ...
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can a ftp domain be changed from using ip to domain name like domain.com?

so I have set a ftp on Ubuntu server using VMbox and I can access it from host(windows) browser by ftp://ip but can I using domain name like ftp://domain.com? and how to do it? my version Ubuntu ...
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SFTP server permission setup

I want to setup SFTP server with special permisions, but i dont know whitch program IS the best, and most importantly, how to setup the idea My idea: You access Via secure ftp protocol, and you can ...
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set up a FTP server with a GUI

I want to set up a FTP server (which I can access outside of my home network) and I have the following criterias: I want to set up access for a specific user and block access to everyone else - ...
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How to download specific files from ftp?

I wonder about how to download files, not all into index of directory. For example, my question is how to download specific files, which its name start "mat1", from 2015 to 2018 or index of 2018, ...
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Can't use ftp to transfer a file - permission denied

I'm using Ubuntu and I would like to have a script that once a day transfer my mysql database from my local hard drive to my ftp server (provider is Aruba). I'm correctly able to connect via FTP and ...
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My Ubuntu Server cannot connect to Another FTP Server

My server is ubuntu 18.04. I am unable to connect to a remote ftp server While typing the command ftp 123.X.X.X, it is showing Connection timed out with an ftp prompt. However When I am doing the ...
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upgrade filezilla to latest version

I have ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I want to install filezilla to the latest version (3.45.1) According to this thread: How can I upgrade filezilla to the current version? i got stuck when ./configure ...
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Nautilus FTP progress bar on command line

whenever i transfer files using Nautilus' built in ftp i get a progress bar in the top right showing how much time remaining and transfer progress. is there anyway i can check the same using command ...
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How to re-enable FTP on secondary Ubuntu/Debian server to pull updates from Main Linux Server with Mirrored depository?

updated both my Linux servers to Ubuntu 19.10 and the latest version of Debian which both are pointing to my main Linux Server running a Mirrored depository and allows communications to it via FTP, ...
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Cannot retrieve directory listing from vsftpd after enabling TLS

I set up vsftpd on an Ubuntu 16.04 server. I added a user, and gave him FTP access via a userlist and chrooted him to his home directory. It worked fine. To make the file transfer more secure I wanted ...

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