can wildcards be used with ftp downloads?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Sat Oct 28 21:29:19 UTC 2017

I cannot change the program I am using.  that is why I am asking in 
general.  the ssh2021b  package I use to reach shellworld has an sftp 
client as well.
I would  actually need  Linux to run that program, unless there is a DOS 


On Sat, 28 Oct 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Hi Karen: I would say "yes" but I would suggest ncftp instead, as with ncftp, 
> as an example, if you were going to download, lets just say all mp3s in a 
> directory, you could type
> mget -DD *.mp3
> then they would all be removed from the remote machine.
> You have another interesting option, lftp  where you can browse-and-download 
> from web-sites. Hope some of these help
> Chime
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