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Old 06-25-2007, 12:54 PM   #1
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Post FTP Programs


Hi,
I have just given Linux another go!! That is I have installed Simple-Mepis on another drive, yes its good and unlike my last try with Red-Het all seems to work. But is there an FTP program so I can upload to my website?? Any help would be much apprecated.

Mel.

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Old 06-25-2007, 01:15 PM   #2
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you're free to install any linux ftp program you want... there's nothign distribution specific about an ftp client.
 
Old 06-25-2007, 01:47 PM   #3
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The professional ftp daemon is quite good, pftpd.

$ apropos ftp (does apropo have an s?).

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Old 06-26-2007, 03:27 PM   #4
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Hi Chaps,
Thanks for your replies...

I will try and find the programs and give them a try..
However I have another problem that someone else has helped me with and that is!! How do I install the programs?? Just installed Avast from a DEB package that's should suit my SimpleMepis OS. I did it from the terminal with dpkg -i avast4workstation_1.0.8-2_i386.deb. It all seemed to go OK, but now I can't find the program or run it, where as it gone??

Do I need to specify where their installed to! directory, etc. How do they get into the program listing, etc? Is it all automatic or have I mist something (or 2 or 3)

Help please...

Kind regards

Cactusface
 
Old 06-26-2007, 03:42 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lugoteehalt
The professional ftp daemon is quite good, pftpd.

$ apropos ftp (does apropo have an s?).
Yes. apropos does have an "s"
 
Old 06-27-2007, 01:35 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by lugoteehalt
The professional ftp daemon is quite good, pftpd.
My guess is he needs a client and not a server? But I might be mistaken.

@cactusface: just use the command line ftp client (if it's the client that you're looking for.
 
Old 06-27-2007, 05:19 AM   #7
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How do I install the programs??
# apt-get install <program name>

Or go to it in 'mc', click enter, go into it to 'install', and click enter.

But your way probably works too.
 
Old 06-27-2007, 05:27 AM   #8
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I did it from the terminal with dpkg -i avast4workstation_1.0.8-2_i386.deb. It all seemed to go OK, but now I can't find the program or run it, where as it gone??
Some general information for debian-based systems:

Install (if not already) dlocate. This lists file included in an installed package.
apt-get install dlocate as ROOT

Then update its database as ROOT
update-dlocatedb

For getting the complete name of the package avast, list installed packages:
dpkg -l

Take the complete name of avast package and use dlocate to list files:
dlocate avastxxxx

The binary should be in /usr/sbin or /usr/bin.


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But is there an FTP program so I can upload to my website??
There is filezilla client
Code:
apt-get install filezilla   as ROOT
Code:
dpkg -l | grep filezilla
ii  filezilla                         3.0.0~beta2-4                       Port of the famous Win32 graphical FTP clien
ii  filezilla-common                  3.0.0~beta2-4                       Architecture independent files for filezilla
ii  filezilla-locales                 3.0.0~beta2-4                       Translations of filezilla
Code:
dlocate filezilla | grep bin
filezilla-common: /usr/share/filezilla/resources/cyril/16x16/binary.png
filezilla: /usr/bin
filezilla: /usr/bin/fzsftp
filezilla: /usr/bin/filezilla
 
Old 06-27-2007, 06:04 AM   #9
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Other clients for upload are curl (command-line), xftp or gftp (both graphical).
For download I sometimes use wget. But Filezilla is my overall favorite too.
 
Old 06-28-2007, 08:08 AM   #10
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Post FTP Programs..

Thanks to you all for you replies and advice.

I have solved the problem by downloading and installing the latest version of SimplyMepis (6.2) this has the gftp program already in the package, and I was soon up and running. But it seems you have to eneter the site details everytime, or have I missed something??

timmeke mentioned Filezilla in his reply, this is what I use in windows. I did'ent think there would be a Linux version so I will take a look for that and see if I can install and run it.

Many thanks, again

cactusface
 
Old 06-28-2007, 09:47 AM   #11
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Thanks for the recognition, but nx5000 mentioned FileZilla before I did.

The gftp website, http://gftp.seul.org/, mentions a "bookmarks" style feature that allows fast
reconnections to previously used sites. Maybe you just have to update your gftp to the latest version?
 
Old 06-28-2007, 11:48 AM   #12
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Thanks for the recognition, but nx5000 mentioned FileZilla before I did.
Thanks for that

Yes filezilla stayed long on windows only. Now it has been ported to linux, I'm quite happy with it.
Gftp used to crash a lot on my computer. Probably everything is fixed now.
 
Old 06-29-2007, 03:22 AM   #13
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@nx5000: you're welcome.
 
Old 06-29-2007, 11:01 PM   #14
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I like GFTP its plain .. simple and to the point.
its similiar to WS_FTP PRO.
 
Old 06-29-2007, 11:29 PM   #15
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If you use konqueror, you can use the ftp:/ protocol in the browser. I like being able use split panes. That allows you to have the source in the left pane and the destination (could be another computer or an ftp directory) in the right pane.
 
  


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