Re: FTP only with Windows? Why not Linux?
Peter Christensen schrieb:
> But recently I wanted to FTP a photo to the "personal web space" that my ISP
> provides. I've been unable to do this, and have not found any information on
> what is going wrong. I wonder if some servers are set up so that only
> Windows applications can access them??? Just today I went back on a windows
> machine and used a product called "Leech" to do the FTP. It worked fine.
> In Debian (under KDE) I tried Kbear to FTP to it, entering the hostname,
> username, and password. A window pops up with the message "reading
> directory," the little gear in the upper right corner rotates, but nothing
> beyond that happens.
> I tried using Konqueror, typing ftp://firstname.lastname@example.org. A box pops up
> asking for the password, and after typing it in, I get the endlessly rotating
> gear in the upper right corner, and at the bottom it says "0 items - 0 files
> - 0 directories."
> Does that Winsock reference mean that only software running under Windows can
> get through??? I've used Kbear and Konqueror successfully to ftp to other
Perhaps you have to use the so-called passive FTP mode?
Try to use the good old command line ftp client:
If a 'dir' or 'ls' after successful login takes forever, reconnect to
the server and type 'passive' right after successful login.