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  1. #1

    Ftp Server Setup


    im a noob really new to linux so i started with mandrake. SOmeone told me that there is an ftp server built in. I serached all over google and yahoo. Im running Manrake 10.1 with gnome 2.4 on an old compaq. Help meplz

  2. #2
    use urpmi to get ftpd

  3. #3
    Read my post in this thread for a little help with URPMI if you havent used it before

    Alternatively you could use the GUI client under Mandriva Control center. Look under there for software install. I dont use it so I cant remeber all the details.

    URPMI from the command line with propoerly configured repositories is the best way to go though IMHO.

    You could test this by doing what the_guy_dressed_in_black said,

    as root (su from command prompt and enter root passwd) type

    urpmi ftpd

    if you have nothing configured but the CDS it should ask you to insert a CD and it will take care of it.

    If you are on a server you could try webmin to manage the ftp server for you.

    good luck!

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    Thank You soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo mych§!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !1

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