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I obtain an error

Some data can't be read or written (error code -36)

while copying a .pkg file from an ftp server in Finder. I have read this related question. I have contacted the owner of the ftp server about this issue. Is there anything I can do myself?

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    You may want to try a dedicated FTP application, they tend to do a better job (in my experience) than using Finder for FTP copy. Also if you are comfortable in the command line you can do FTP there as well. – Steve Chambers Aug 1 '17 at 14:03
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    Use Disk Utility to wrap the .pkg file in a disk image. IIRC, a .pgk file is just a folder structure (invisible to the user). Use File > New Image > Image from Folder ... and create the .dmg, which is a monolithic file. Transfer the .dmg, then unpack on the other end. – IconDaemon Aug 1 '17 at 15:11
  • @SteveChambers Indeed, I was able to copy it using FileZilla. I invite you to repeat your comment as an answer, so I can accept it. – Karlo Aug 1 '17 at 16:16
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You may want to try a dedicated FTP application, they tend to do a better job (in my experience) than using Finder for FTP copy. Also if you are comfortable in the command line you can do FTP there as well.

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