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Old 07-08-2007, 11:06 AM   #1
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Dedicated Server

this is really difficuilt to download anything on your pc and then upload to dedicated server.

Is there any solution that I download the things directly to and from dedicated server


or other words how can I download directly to dedicated server using root

thanks & best regards
Old 07-08-2007, 11:27 AM   #2
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If you know the exact url for the file you want to download, you can use scp, ftp, or wget (or others). I don't know that I'd do that as root, myself, kind of risky.

for example, using scp to get a file from a workstation,

workstation address:
server address
user bill on workstation

login to the server and:
<useronserver@myserver> scp bill@ ./ <press enter>
it will ask for the password for the user bill on the workstation.

same situation using ftp:
<useronserver@myserver> ftp <press enter>
it will ask you to login
get thefileIwant <press enter>
when it's done type bye to exit

similar situation with wget:
you have to know the full path of the file you want to get.

wget <press enter>

The man pages and info pages for these commands will give you a lot more info on how to use them.

man ftp
man wget

Hope that helps.
Old 07-12-2007, 05:38 AM   #3
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thanks for your reply and solving my problem. its working fine


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