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Old 05-24-2007, 06:19 AM   #1
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file copy by terminal


i am using ubuntu 6.x. In my institution there is a ftp server, and i tried to copy a file using the following command in terminal.

ftp://192.168.1.8/Drivers/bcmwl5.inf

i got a message like " no such file or directory"...

how can i copy the file..
 
Old 05-24-2007, 06:41 AM   #2
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Imagine what Google can do! http://www.cs.colostate.edu/helpdocs/ftp.html
 
Old 05-24-2007, 10:08 PM   #3
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ncftp is another solution

i got another solution for this by the help of "ncftpget" command.
But i had tried to do that, then i got a message that the command is not in that...
i think the necessarry package is not installed.. i don't know which is the package that i want to be installed..

if anyone knows.. please send..
 
Old 05-25-2007, 02:25 AM   #4
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Hem ... From http://www.ncftp.com/libncftp/

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The LibNcFTP library is not free software
And also, ncftpget won't put a file on a server : it is designed to RETRIEVE data ...

Why don't you use ftp (man ftp will tell you a lot of things) ?
 
Old 05-25-2007, 09:27 AM   #5
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or just do
Code:
wget ftp://192.168.1.8/Drivers/bcmwl5.inf
 
Old 05-29-2007, 03:48 AM   #6
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thanks...

i tried it is working... thanks for ur help..
and i hav a doubt.. is that already installed with while installing the linux distribution...
 
Old 05-29-2007, 09:44 PM   #7
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wget is installed by default, yes
 
  


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