[linux-help] Re: Need ftp to move homepage to new address
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> When I set up my homepage on kscable.com, I used ws-ftp with windows. very
> easy to use gui setup. Now I need to move the page to cox.net and I'd prefer
> to do it in linux. I found gftp that came with RH7.2 and it looks just like
> what I want, but no matter what I put in for the old address, I get a message
> Cannot look up hostname [tried lots of things here]: Name or service not known
> http://home.kscable.com/brucepage gets me to the old page, (to browse) but I
> can't find any combination of prefix (http., http://, ftp, ftp://, etc.) that
> works with gftp.
No prefix. The hostname is handled with the ftp protocol, and the
prefix is not part of the hostname.
The error is because you are entering a protocol prefix as part of the
Within a browser, the http:// or ftp:// tells the browser what protocol
to use for the connection. In gftp the protocol is already set as ftp.
Thus, to connect for ftp with myhost.localdomain.com, you enter only
the myhost.localdomain.com in the hostname box.
> Can't find a howto and the readme file is short on information.
> Has anyone used gftp or does anyone know of another ftp application that will
> do what I want?
> Just need to copy a directory to cox.net.
A simple, 2-step process. Download it to your local pc, then upload to
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