Re: How can I use ftp to access distribution through a firewall?
On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 07:40:59AM -0400, Jim Lynch wrote:
> I'd like to upgrade using the ftp access method of dpkg/apt, etc. I am
> on the other side of a firewall but there is a socks proxy to get
> through it.
'man apt.conf' and search for 'ftp'. There are various references there
to proxies, passive mode, and so on.
> On other systems on this side of the firewall, I can use the r
> commands, rcp, rftp, rsh etc. but I haven't seen them for Linux.
They're in the rsh-client package, although ssh is preferred.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]