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Re: ftp in the background



On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 10:03:20PM -0400, Louis Garcia wrote:
> Is their a way to have ftp running in the background? I connect to a
> headless server through ssh and run the ftp command and start
> downloading a file. When I run ftp I can't log out of the session
> without termination the transfer. 

ncftp can do this. But by far my favorite method is to run the ftp session
under `screen`.

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