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This seems a strange decision for these days and times... I mean, does anyone actually use a dedicated ftp client anymore? Not to mention torrent... Nor that most ftp sites are accessed via http and d/l's handled browser side these days. Hmm...
I really wish FTP would just die already, but when required LFTP. I'd like to see more FTP servers running RSYNC instead.
I don't know why it seems to be so in vogue for folks to bash old tried and true protocols. FTP works great for what it was designed to do. Still has it's place, e.g. on my local trusted lan, where I don't need the overhead of scp or sftp and feeling too lazy to copy to USB and use the old sneaker network.
If that doesn't fit your use case, by all means use something else! But need to get hostile towards ftp.
FileZilla for me ... it has some great features, and works on Windows, so I can have my clients install it. But I wish (oh do I wish!) it could be run entirely in command-line mode. Windows' FTP is ... frustrating.
I've never used an FTP client I like better than Konqueror
It's all I ever use Konqueror for in fact. KDE Wallet remembers all my FTP logins and I have pairs of links on the bookmarks toolbar. First I click on the site's FTP link and, after I'm logged in, I split the screen and click on the link to my local folder for that site (which I've placed just to the right of the FTP link). Then I just drag and drop the relevant files. It's a simple, big-screen, intuitive way to manipulate files from my computer to the web. Seriously, it belongs on this list.