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Re: Debian FTP Problems

On Sun, 13 Apr 1997 frsn@intac.com wrote:

> I apologize in advance for what may be a silly question, but, I am
> attempting to download Debian Linux from the US site (, so
> I log on and go to the directory:
> /ac184/linux/distributions/debian/rex-fixed/binary-i386/base
> and attempt to click on one of the many directory, for instance,
> getty_1.45a-3.deb and get an error saying
> 550 getty_1.45a-3.deb: no such file or directory
> It works fine when I log into my shell account, and ftp the files to my
> shell, then download them, but I'd prefer to download them right from
> the ftp site to my HD.  I'm using CuteFTP to do this, and just having no
> luck, as I outlined above.  Any suggestions?

Sounds like your FTP client is not following symbolic links. Try checking
the configuration, or try ws_ftp.

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