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Old 03-25-2008, 03:41 PM   #1
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Question What is wrong with the 'Search' Function?


Hi Folks,

I am trying to find out how to FTP to my Server. But, no matter what I type in I get the error message that my search term is less than 3 words and needs to be more specific.

I tried 'How to FTP to a linux server' and 'FTP* to a linux server'.

Both are more than 3 words.
 
Old 03-25-2008, 03:46 PM   #2
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no, read the message correctly:
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The search term you specified (to) is under the minimum word length (3) and therefore will not be found. Please make this term longer.
i.e. the word "to" is too short.

btw, your question makes little sense to me. ftp to a server? that's nothing to do with the server is it? that's the client's problem...
 
Old 03-25-2008, 04:35 PM   #3
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no, read the message correctly:i.e. the word "to" is too short.

btw, your question makes little sense to me. ftp to a server? that's nothing to do with the server is it? that's the client's problem...
Now, I remember why I quit using LinuxQuestions.org. The search function is really weird and I get non-helpful responses such as this.
 
Old 03-25-2008, 04:37 PM   #4
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No, i think you'll find the correct response would be something like "hmm, yeah you're right, it is pretty confusing wording though... you'd have thought it'd just filter out those invalid words like google does. thanks."

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Old 03-25-2008, 06:56 PM   #5
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@AndeAnderson,

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Now, I remember why I quit using LinuxQuestions.org.
You quit? OK

But now you are back!!!

Welcome to our fold, be cared for in our Ministry!

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and I get non-helpful responses such as this.
The responses seemed to me to be both completely straightforward, and helpful,
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Both are more than 3 words.
Yes, they are more than three words, but it's the minimum word length, as acid_kewpie said. Please try taking out the two to's and the a out of your search term, as suggested by LQ's search engine.

May I suggest you lay off the intoxicants? And try again tomorrow, perhaps all will be clearer

And as you advertise yourself as
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I think maybe you should do a bit more praying. I expect you believe it'll help your computer work.
Please get a fscking life and grow up. (No "Smiley")
 
  


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