toothandnail has packaged the latest version of gftp for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1.
Package Size: 617K
Installed Size: 3810K
gftp: gftp (a multithreaded ftp client with both text and GUI interfaces)
gftp: gFTP is a multithreaded FTP client for X written using GTK+. It
gftp: features simultaneous downloads, resume of interrupted file
gftp: transfers, file transfer queues, downloading of entire directories,
gftp: ftp proxy support, remote directory caching, passive and non-passive
gftp: file transfers, drag-n-drop support, bookmarks menu, stop button,
gftp: as well as many other features
gftp: License: GPL
gftp: Authors: Brian Masney <email@example.com>
gftp: Website: http://www.gftp.org/
After testing this package, please take a moment and come back to this thread to let us know how it works for you.