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Dutchy

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VL-standard: FTP-server where to get/find?
« on: May 22, 2007, 09:14:34 am »
Hi,

I'm new to VL, but not to linux. I found VL in my search for a distro that still can run on my trusty old laptop. So far so good, it runs everything I need and installed better than any other lightweight distros.
Now I'm just a tad stuck... I need an ftpserver (ftpd) like vsftp or something, so I can up/download stuff directly from this machine without worrying about the speed.
Gslapt didn't seem to have one in the list, so I was wondering if and where I can find a repository to add or perhaps install an ftp server directly.
I guess there must be one around for VL, but the question is where...

Thanks,
Roy

lagagnon

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Re: VL-standard: FTP-server where to get/find?
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2007, 10:07:35 am »
so I was wondering if and where I can find a repository to add or perhaps install an ftp server directly.

You can use Slackware non-system packages for VL, so you will find a Slackware package for vsftp at http://www.linuxpackages.net
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Re: VL-standard: FTP-server where to get/find?
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2007, 11:01:59 am »
You can grab XAMPP from the repo too, I cant remember wich ftp server is packaged with it, but if you want just the ftp then just go with linuxpackages.net, I install packages from slacky.it also, they work nice on vl.
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Dutchy

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Re: VL-standard: FTP-server where to get/find?
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2007, 01:27:29 pm »
Due to capset issues I decided to go with ProFTPd, which is now running and does the job wonderfull. Thanks for pointing out LinuxPackages!

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Re: VL-standard: FTP-server where to get/find?
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2007, 01:28:02 pm »
Another solution is to use putty,filezilla or winscp to transfer
files from non Linux machines.

Bigpaws