how do i install an ftp client in mint 8

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how do i install an ftp client in mint 8

Postby sanitarium on Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:57 pm

hey
i'm trying to install an ftpcube in mint 8 but am unsure on how to do it could someone please help
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Re: how do i install an ftp client in mint 8

Postby grimdestripador on Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:43 pm

filezilla is in the repositories too.
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sudo apt-get install filezilla
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Re: how do i install an ftp client in mint 8

Postby fwc on Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:45 pm

You can get filezilla but the program is already there in the command line if you are familiar with it.

This is a link to view the command description and options:
http://linux.about.com/od/commands/l/blcmdl1_ftp.htm
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Re: how do i install an ftp client in mint 8

Postby grimdestripador on Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:55 pm

and what is the command again to recursively copy contents of folder to destination on ftp? I might need to upload more than a single file at a time. Also there is no auto complete for files, and I often have long file names.
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Re: how do i install an ftp client in mint 8

Postby sanitarium on Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:41 am

hey
kool thank you i use filezilla in windows so thats perfect thank you both for your help
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Re: how do i install an ftp client in mint 8

Postby gravelbay on Thu Feb 11, 2010 8:57 am

Another handy option, if you use Firefox, is a plugin called FireFTP. I don't have any fancy needs like automation, so it suits my needs. I'm usually browsing at the time I need to xfer a file anyway, so I just click the button and it opens a new tab.
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Re: how do i install an ftp client in mint 8

Postby sanitarium on Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:25 am

hey
kool thanks i'll bear that in mind i just need it to transfer stuff to my xbox
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