Using FTP from the command line
mihamina.rakotomandimby at etu.univ-orleans.fr
Mon Mar 31 13:45:19 BST 2008
Dotan Cohen wrote:
> I am getting more comfortable on the command line and I use FTP there
> often. However, I have one issue with it: How can one browse the local
> filesystem while in FTP mode? All I could find is lcd, for 'local cd'.
> But how can I 'ls' and 'pwd' on the _local_ box while I am in FTP
You should use a real FTP tool such as lftp.
It has completion (which would solve you 'ls' issue), and it certainly
has some builtin ability to print you the local working directory.
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