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ftp between linux and win98

How do I ftp to linux from my win98 machine over a lan network. I ftp from a dos prompt, but i can't log in as root.  I need all access permissions to do file transfers and i don't know how to give myself 100% access.  I know how to ftp, but I keep getting access denied on some commands.  Please help me!  
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Edit the /etc/ftpusers on the Linux box.  Typically, the file contains these three entries:
Removing the user 'root' should do the trick.

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