Connecting to ftp with File Browser

Rashkae ubuntu at
Fri Dec 5 14:29:38 UTC 2008

Ray Parrish wrote:
> Hello,
> I've added a connection to my web site ftp server in File Browser, but 
> it's not working right. I selected "ftp with login" as type of connection.
> For some reason it will not show any folders. All I get is the top level 
> folder which contains only a small text file which is a note from my 
> hosting service about enabling Frontpage extensions.
> I'm being hosted on a Windows server, is this the problem?
> I'd really like to try out this method of access to my site, but if it's 
> not possible it no big deal as I have a good ftp program which connects 
> to the site no problem.
> Later, Ray Parrish

Hi Ray,

You may need to add a directory to the URL of the FTP server.  I've seen
that before with some servers, your default ftp directory is empty, but
if you type in the name of the directory you are supposed to be in, it
figures it out and sends you to the right place

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