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  1. #1

    Emerging from

    How do I emerge from freshmeat? I want to use the program on this page:

    number 16, an ssl ftp program. Or does someone else know of a better ssl ftp program?

    I tried downloading it, but all I get it the option tro run or view. I ran it but it didn't do anything. I don't think it compiles it.
    Thanks alot!

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    All that did was download it. i already have it downloaded. What do I do now? How do I emerge it?

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    Mar 2005
    From an emerge -s:
    * net-ftp/ftp
    Latest version available: 0.17-r3
    Latest version installed: [ Not Installed ]
    Size of downloaded files: 52 kB
    Description: Standard Linux FTP client with optional SSL support
    License: as-is
    From what I can see here:
    gentoo jaboua # emerge -pv ftp
    These are the packages that I would merge, in order:
    Calculating dependencies ...done!
    [ebuild  N    ] net-ftp/ftp-0.17-r3  +ssl 52 kB 
    Total size of downloads: 52 kB
    You can add "ssl" to your USE-flags, and then simply emerge ftp. The SSL patch will then automaticly be applied.

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    Thanks so much jaboua, that did it!! You have been so helpful, Again thank you!!

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