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Old 09-19-2003, 11:08 AM   #1
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Command Line FTP Client

Does anyone of you know another good ftp command line Client like Midnight Commander? (not /usr/bin/ftp)
Old 09-19-2003, 11:44 AM   #2
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lftp ( is absolutely brilliant. It supports FXP (site-to-site transfers) and dropping to background. It's really useful. I often SSH to my account at work and start a download using lftp, then exit and log off. lftp will continue in the background and exit when the download is complete.

If you want a client with a quasi-graphical interface for use in a terminal you could have a look at pftp ( has a distribution of pftp with excellent TLS/SSL encryption support).

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Thank you! I will have a look to them!
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ncftp is another good one..


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