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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.
Last edited by cactusface; 06-25-2007 at 11:57 AM.
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)
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
For getting the complete name of the package avast, list installed packages:
Take the complete name of avast package and use dlocate to list files:
The binary should be in /usr/sbin or /usr/bin.
But is there an FTP program so I can upload to my website??
There is filezilla client
apt-get install filezilla as ROOT
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
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.
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.