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    is there a FTP utility in linux

    I am raja, a graduate cs student and i am a linux newbie.I have a need to transfer files from one linux server to another ( the files are servlets running in apache tomcat to be precise). I can download the files from the first server and then upload them again to the second one( i mean manually copying each again and again ).. Is there a FTP utility that would help me to tranfer files between two linux machines?

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    Do you mean an FTP Client? If so, there is gFTP and KBear.

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    To transfer files to and from Linux machines, it's probably better to use "scp" or "sftp"; since they are encrypted. And "scp" allows you to transfer stuff directly in one line on the command line.

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    If you need an FTP client Krusader is one I recommend based on my expereince. I use it every day. It's easy and efficient and doubles as a file manager as well.


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