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FTP or File Transfer Protocol is a standard protocol to share files between devices across a network.

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How to get BSD FTP and Telnet back in 10.13 (High Sierra)?

There are some real problems with not having ftp and telnet present in 10.13 now as per Apple's dictate. Has anyone found a solid way to bring BSD ftp and telnet back to macOS vs using inetutils?
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Built in FTP client (cmd + k) - can't upload files (Mavericks)

I have just found out that I can enter a built-in FTP client on my Mac by simply pressing ^ Ctrl + K. Great thing! But after I have successfully connected to my server and a 'folder' with files ...
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What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X?

I need a small graphical utility, using which I can ssh to a server and see all the files and copy and paste (drag and drop) into my local machine. I am running Snow Leopard.
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Can I edit content on an FTP server through Finder?

Is there any way around the read-only access that Finder strictly allows so I can get write access to a FTP server through Finder?
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Dropbox-like client for Macs to access existing FTP/WebDAV/CMIS storage

We have many users on Macs that access their files on one big non-Mac server that supports FTP/WebDAV/CMIS. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is ...
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quick to install and set up FTP server on homebrew for OSX

I need the smallest and easiest FTP server just to grab some files during development. Homebrew has a discrete selection brew search ftp but I'm unsure which is the quickest to setup. I don't want ...
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Why are FTP connections read-only when I use “Connect to Server…”? [duplicate]

I'm just trying to connect to the server hosting my website through Finder, but it's always read only, even though I'm logging in with my username and password. Obviously, I can connect with an FTP ...
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FTP sites open in Finder instead of in Safari

I cannot log into FTP sites on my iMac (Intel Core i5, 2.8GHz, running OS X 10.6.7). I probably created the problem when I installed Firefox and it took over as the default browser. I changed the ...
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Can't connect to FTP with Catalina Beta

Since upgrading to Catalina Beta, FileZilla, Transmit & Finder software fails to connect to the remote host. FileZilla gives error: Status: Connection attempt failed with "EHOSTUNREACH - ...
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Can't start tftpd because port is already in use by launchd

Enabling tftpd sudo launchctl load -F /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/tftp.plist Start: sudo launchctl start com.apple.tftpd See logs syslog -w com.apple.xpc.launchd[1] (com.apple.tftpd[30687]) <...
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How to access my .ssh folder for Transmit or Cyberduck?

I"m trying to connect to my linux server which uses public key authentication. By default, the .ssh folder is hidden on my mac (which I can access via the terminal). However, when I try to setup a ...
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Looking for a tool to automatically two-way sync SFTP with local folder

I use OS X for development and I want to push changes to dev server on every ⌘+S. When I check out a different branch, I want the local folder to update accordingly. So I figured I need an automatic,...
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Connect to FTP server in Finder not working

I can get to my FTP server just fine from the command line but I cannot get to it from Finder. When I am in Finder and I "Connect to Server" and enter ftp://192.168.125.128/, then my credentials when ...
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Auto sync local files to remote

Are there any OSX tools that can watch for file changes in a directory then sync (SFTP) those changes to a remote server? Basically I want to edit files locally (whatever files, whatever program) and ...
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How do I turn FTP sharing on in Lion?

I recently upgraded to Lion and I tried to FTP into it from another Mac, but I couldn't. I went to System Preferences>Sharing and could only find AFP and SMB sharing. How do I enable FTP sharing in ...
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How to set Firefox as default client for ftp:// links?

How can I set Firefox as the default client for ftp:// links? At the moment default client for ftp:// is Finder, which I don't like. I found a similar question, which is 7 years old and the solutions ...
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iOS iCalendar (ICS) Integration

I am using an ICS-based solution for Mozilla Lightning, using FTP to access and modify an ICS file. How can this be integrated into the iPad? My URLs are of the form: ftp://username:password@domain....
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NPM installation issues with MacOS 10.15.2 beta 1

So, I've got an issue that may be related to this question: Can't connect to FTP with Catalina Beta I've been trying to npm install Bootstrap and Font-Awesome on an Angular application. Should be a ...