Telnet and FTP between a DOS System and Linux Boxes

J. Greer jlgreer1 at
Tue Nov 14 02:18:04 UTC 2006

Most Linux systems now use ssh and sftp as alternatives to telnet and ftp. They both encrypt the data in both directions. Most linux distributions include ssh and sftp by default.

When I am at school, I use dos versions called putty and sftp available at:

Let me know how it works for you.


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 --- On Mon 11/13, Martin McCormick < martin at > wrote:
From: Martin McCormick [mailto: martin at]
To: blinux-list at
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 11:26:59 -0600
Subject: Telnet and FTP between a DOS System and Linux Boxes

	I need to have a telnet and an FTP client on a DOS<br>system.  The last version of MS-Kermit for DOS has support for at<br>least telnet and the use of the kermit protocol over an Ethernet<br>providing one uses the right drivers.<br><br>	What is the least painful way to get FTP and telnet<br>clients in DOS that works well with speech?  MS-Kermit works<br>just fine with speech but I have seen some FtP clients that<br>cause the speech to behave strangely because they do something odd<br>with the way characters are sent out.<br><br>	I need the FTP client to hopefully backup the DOS system<br>over a network to a Linux host that can handle <br>backups much more gracefully than feeding one floppy after<br>another in to the DOS box and hoping that if you need them, they<br>will not let you down.<br><br>	I did find a set of drivers on a site in England that<br>reportedly works with Kermit.  The collection is called<br><br>Thanks in advance.<br><br>Martin McCormick WB5AGZ  
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