File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet.

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Why copy within or upload to ES File Explorer rename php file as txt?

I am using ES File Explorer FTP service to upload php scripts, to be used with a web server on my android device. I noticed all php files get renamed with .txt suffix, which make them unsuable. Files ...
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FTP fails to transfer file using EasyTether

I have a routine built into my database that uploads a file to my website using FTP. This works great when my laptop is connected to the internet with WiFi but when I use my EasyTether via USB ...
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Trying FTP file located in /data/data

I'm trying to use WinSCP to FTP a file out of /data/data (well, it's directory is contained in the /data/data directory, which is the important part). But I get a "Code: 5" error from WinSCP, access ...
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Mounting a remote folder as local folder

I have spent hours researching this and unable to come up with a solution, if anyone knows of one please let me know. I am looking for a way to mount a remote folder on a server (using either WebDAV, ...
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Transfer a folder with subfolders from PC to Smartphone Note 3 via WLAN

I'd like to transfer a folder with approx. 300 files (wma, mp3 etc.) in different subfolders to the Galaxy Note 3 External SD Card. I've tried some possible solutions: WiFi File Transfer Pro: does ...
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Is there a setting to allow folders to be uploaded from a PC/Mac to an Android phone via bluetooth?

Reason I ask is because I get an error message saying that the type is not acceptable/supported when I attempt to drag and drop a folder into the window on my Mac showing the contents of my Android SD ...
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Simplest way to transfer files from PC to Android device (wireless)

What's the simplest way to transfer files (often around 100 MB) from PC to Android device, with wireless connexion ? Should I use an application for this? Remark 1 : I want to set "wifi=off" after ...
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Unable to see all folders on Moto G using FTP

I have set up an FTP server on my Moto G, and I'm trying to copy (music) files from my laptop (running Ubuntu 12.04) using FileZilla. I understand that user data appears in the /data folder, but ...
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How to connect Acer Iconia A500 to a ftp server?

Hi does anyone know how to connect Acer Iconia A500 to a ftp server? Much appreciated!
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How to mount a remote FTP share as local folder/directory?

I would like to mount a remote FTP share as local directory (or drive) on Cyanogenmod and be able to access it like it was a regular folder and browse files on it. Ideally, an app would mount FTP as ...
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Connect to a FTP server using IPv6?

Currently my device is running on Android 4.1.1 (JB). I have a FTP server with IPv6 address and connecting to it on my computer is just fine. However when I try to connect to this server on my ...
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Why is sftp (client) so slow on Android? [closed]

I've encountered this across numerous Android clients on several devices and I don't understand it. Why is sftp so slow? For instance, transferring a single large file from my laptop vs my Nexus 7 ...
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Airdroid modifies timestamps of copied files

MTP does not work in Ubuntu so I am using Airdroid to copy photos off my phone (Galaxy Nexus) to my computer (Ubuntu 12.04). My problem is that the files downloaded via Airdroid all have modification ...
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File servers for Android? [closed]

Do any good file servers exist for Android that do not require root? Ideally, it'd be nice to just be able to have an SMB share, but the only app I was able to find for this (Samba Filesharing) ...
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Is there an FTP server which supports resuming failed downloads?

I am looking for an FTP server for my android phone which will allow me to resume a download that has failed. In other words it has to support the REST command. Currently I am using (the otherwise ...
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What does the message: 550 Invalid name or chroot violation mean?

I am trying to establih an Ftp connection between my Archos tablet and my Galaxy phone. I am using the swiFTP server program on my Archos. I am able to connect to the Archos from the phone using an ...
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Is it possible to start an FTP session via bash?

Is it possible to start a session with an Android Samsung Galaxy smartphone through a bash shell to access files remotely?