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Re: [gftp] Changing Directories


Thanks for the input.  I don't believe it is going to be worth the effort to go in and modify the source code.  It is time the person who will be using this learns to use the command line.

Thanks again,


----- Original Message ----
> From: Stefan Misch <misel@xxxxxxxx>
> To: gftp-users@xxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 2:07:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [gftp] Changing Directories
> Hi Dave,
> the good thing about gFTP is that it's actually tells you what it's doing in the 
> log window below. I just fired up my gFTP and connected to one of my bookmarks 
> and changed the directory.
> Here's what gFTP does (The lines beginning with a number are a status report):
> CWD /log
> 250 Directory successfully changed.
> 257 "/log"
> So as you can see, gFTP uses CWD rather than CD. Your manual says that this is 
> not supported and this explains the error.
> Unfortunately I do not know how to change this. I didn't find fitting setting in 
> the options. A quick google didn't turn up any useful results but your Google Fu 
> might be better ;)
> So it's either modify the source or using another client. But maybe someone else 
> has a better solution.
> Regards,
> Stefan
> Dave wrote:
> > I am using gFTP in Ubuntu 9.04.  I am trying to download files from a video 
> surveillance device.  This device uses Linux for the embedded os and supports 
> ftp.  From the command line I have successfully logged into a ftp session, 
> changed directories, downloaded files, and exited.  Unfortunately the person who 
> will be doing the actual work is not too thrilled about using the command line 
> so I downloaded gFTP.  With gFTP I am able to connect to the device and the 
> right window shows the device directories.  I am unable to change into any of 
> the directories no matter what I have tried.  This included double clicking on 
> the directory,  right clicking on the directory and then choosing change 
> directory, and manually entering the url for the directory.
> > 
> > I searched your faq and mailing list but I seem to be alone with this 
> problem.  The user manual for this device states the only ftp commands supported 
> are cd; dir; ls; get; delete; and rmdir.  Is the problem with the configuration 
> of gFTP or is the ftp server on the device too basic for gFTP?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Dave
> > 
> >