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Old 02-12-2005, 09:25 PM   #1
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SSH Client GUI ?


I'm looking for a good SSH client GUI... I need to transfer some files from my Linux box to my Linux server in another state. The one in File Browser never works for me...its always crashing or just never working.

Is there another one I can use?

Fedora Core 3
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Old 02-12-2005, 10:15 PM   #2
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most of modern ftp clients can use ssh
often it's called sftp but it's not using ssl
usually just making calls to ssh
gftp is one that comes to mind
 
Old 02-13-2005, 04:51 AM   #3
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You could try secpanel http://www.pingx.net/secpanel/
Which one in the filemanager did you try? Konqueror and fish?
 
Old 02-13-2005, 10:43 AM   #4
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I'm a fairly new user to Linux and found that vsftp was
not only easy to setup and get up and running but
it allowed me to upload files to my server without a
hitch.....GoodLuck.
 
Old 02-14-2005, 08:05 AM   #5
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Cool thanks for the replies! I was using what just the plain File Browser on Gnome to connect to servers...But for some reason its always crashing on my system. It works on minute, then the next it won't connect to anything..

Both programs look like great ones to do what I need to do. Thanks again for the help!
 
Old 02-15-2005, 01:15 PM   #6
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Using gFTP with ssh/sftp

I used the following steps to configure gFTP 2.0.17 to use sftp (secure FTP, part of the OpenSSH protocol suite) on my Sol 18 Linux server.

Steps to perform on the OpenSSH server
1. Determine the full path to your sftp subsystem. On my Sol 18 Linux , the full path to my sshd configuration file is /etc/sshd_config.

grep sftp /etc/sshd_config and look for this line.
Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/sftp-server

Steps to perform on the client system running gFTP
1. Start gFTP.
2. Select FTP, Options...
3. Select the SSH tab.
4. In the SSH2 sftp-server path: dialog box, enter the path to your sftp subsystem determined in the steps above. In my case, the path is /usr/libexec/
5. Click Apply.
6. Click OK.
7. Enter 22 in the Port: dialog box.
8. Change the value of the rightmost drop-down box from FTP to SSH2.
9. Enter your host, username, and password, and click on the connection icon.
10. Select FTP, Options and enter the path to your favorite viewer and editor

I have found nothing better for a point and click.
 
Old 03-03-2005, 05:34 PM   #7
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Excellent. Thank you DukeX. I always wondered how to get that to work.
 
  


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