Ubuntu LTS Server - set up FTP

Posted on 2012-08-26
Last Modified: 2012-09-23
I setup FTP on Ubuntu.  I am just trying to easily transfer a folder of files from my Windows 7 laptop to my Ubuntu server.    I installed the ftp server and configured it using vsftpd, but I am still missing something.  How do I setup a user as the anonymous login is not working?
I had followed a few online tutorials for this but still am having issues.
Question by:Jack_son_
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    should be enough to configure vsftpd with anon or PAM (system) user access.

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    Okay, thanks and one more question on this.  Now I am ftp'ing from Ubuntu to a windows pc.  I can copy a single file over using the get command, but I am trying to bring over an entire folder (it's not compressed).  Do you know the command for this??
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    mget transfers multiple files within the same directory.

    You can use pscp from the command putty

    Using pscp -R user@ubuntuboxname:/path/to/folder
    This will transfer all the contents of folder the location from which you ran the command.

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