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001. I am trying to use the text based ftp program to download some stuff via anonymous ftp from an ftp site. I have never done this before and the ftp server doesn't seem to be letting me log in. Do I need a special user name and password to do this?




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This article is from the the Brief Linux FAQ (BLFAQ) Maintained by Neil Zanella nzanella@ganymede.cs.mun.ca

001. I am trying to use the text based ftp program to download some stuff via anonymous ftp from an ftp site. I have never done this before and the ftp server doesn't seem to be letting me log in. Do I need a special user name and password to do this?

To use anonymous ftp services log in with user name "anonymous" without quotations and your full e-mail address as your password. Some ftp sites will also accept the words "ftp" or "guest" instead of the word "anonymous" as user name.

 

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