gftp man page

gftp — file transfer client for *NIX based machines.

Synopsis

gftp [options] [[proto://][ user : [pass] @] server [: port ][/ directory ]]

Description

gFTP is a file transfer client for *NIX based machines. It currently has a text interface and a GTK+ 1.2/2.x graphical interface. It currently supports the FTP, FTPS (control connection only), HTTP, HTTPS, SSH and FSP protocols.

Options

You may enter a url on the command line that gFTP will automatically connect to when it starts up.

--help, -h
Display program usage.
--info
Display some information about how gFTP was built. Please send the output of this command when submitting a bug report.
--version, -v
Display the current version of gFTP.
proto
This specifies the protocol that should be used. It can currently be one of the following options: ftp, ftps, http, https, ssh, fsp, local and bookmark. If omitted, the protocol specified by the default_protocol option will be used.
user
The username that will be used to log into the remote server. If omitted, your current username will be used for most protocols. For the FTP protocol, the anonymous username will be used.
pass
The password that will be used to log into the remote server. If omitted, you will be prompted for the password. If you are using the FTP protocol, and the username is anonymous, then your email address will be used as the password.
server
The remote server to connect to.
port
The remote port on the server to connect to. If omitted, the default port for the protocol will be used. The port will be looked up in the services(5) file.
directory
The directory to change to once you are connected to the remote server.

Files

~/.gftp/gftprc

Per user configuration file. Most of these options can be edited inside gFTP. This file is also commented very well. ~/.gftp/bookmarks
Per user bookmarks file.

Bugs

If you find any bugs in gFTP, please report them to GNOME's Bugzilla at http://bugzilla.gnome.org/

Author

Brian Masney <masneyb@gftp.org> - http://www.gftp.org/

Info

MARCH 2007