On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 02:08:40PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote: > I've got a personal account at earthlink and it comes > with 10(?)MB of storage that sits there unused. so far as I know its ftp > only access, though, hence my question earlier in the thread -- is there > a way to automate ftp? Try the ncftp package. That's my favorite ftp, and I just looked at the man page and indeed it has command-line tools (ncftpget and ncftpput).