[ubuntu-uk] uploading files ftp

James Dalley j.dalley at hotmail.co.uk
Mon Jan 1 23:11:16 GMT 2007


I don't really know what you are trying to do but if it is a win machine, Filezilla is an exellent
ftp gui that allows you to do everything your trying to with linux filesystems, from creating
 dir's to setting 3 digit file/dir  permissions (ie 777, 755, 644) by simply right clicking on the 
file or directory selecting attribs and typing the 3 digits or even select them with tick boxes
if needed...
 
Hope this is of some help...
 
James DSorry for Top posting...

> From: c.humphrey_00 at hotmail.co.uk> To: ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com> Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2007 19:16:46 +0000> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] uploading files ftp> > Regards your suggestions I have made a directory with a chmod permission of > 777. Though I cannot upload to this directory from the winxp machine.> > when I use the following:> > "put upload"> > this is what I get:> > "200: Port request successful. Consider using PASV.> 553: Could not create file."> > [What does this mean?]> > --> > I wonder if the command I'm using from c: prompt in winxp is incorrect.> > When I connect to the ftp server from the winxp machine, I connect using > generic user account of "ftp" with a random e-mail address for a password:> > after this I use "ls -l" to see what's there which shows [porc] the > directory which I created and the one text document I created.> > After this I use "ls -l [porc]" to list the contents of porc.> > Then after verifying porc is empty I try to upload the file named, "upload" > [which is sitting on the winxp machine in <windir>/documents and > settings/colin] with the following command, "put upload".> > Is this the correct command? Has it got anything to do with the fact that > /var/ftp/porc and /home/ftp/porc are at different locations?> > The permissions shown in the contents of /home/ftp are:> > total 8> drwxr-xr-x- 2 root root 4096 2007-01-01 18:26 [porc]> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7 2007-01-01 16:31 send to> > _________________________________________________________________> Windows Live™ Messenger has arrived. Click here to download it for free! > http://imagine-msn.com/messenger/launch80/?locale=en-gb> > 
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