compile graphical ssh - GFTP

Aldo Foot lunixer at
Tue Jul 15 22:31:21 UTC 2008

2008/7/15 wwp <subscript at>:
> Hello Aldo,
> On Fri, 11 Jul 2008 16:51:57 -0700 "Aldo Foot" <lunixer at> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 7:48 PM, Tim <ignored_mailbox at> wrote:
>> > On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 17:36 -0700, Aldo Foot wrote:
>> >> I'm trying to install gtk+-2.13.3 in order to install GFTP (a
>> >> graphical SSH tool).
>> >
>> > Just for an exercise?  Unless you want to do that, you don't have to
>> > compile it.
>> Yes. Something like that. I want to be able to compile the thing in some
>> other system. I thought my F8 box would give me a stable test ground.
>> >GFTP (a graphical *FTP* tool, as the name says, with some
>> > other protocols, too), already exists as a precompiled package, and can
>> > simply be yum installed.
>> I did installed the package yum provides. It works fine. I use port 22
>> with SSH2.
>> So -is there anyone who has played with this GFTP source before?
> GFTP is a pretty dead project tome, the author is not responding (at
> least, was few years ago) and not reacting to bug reports and patch
> submission.
> Moreover, it's too easy to make it crash with reproducible and simple
> scenarii, thus I recently switched to filezilla, which is much more
> mature and stable.
> Regards,
> wwp

Ah! talk about something that works as advertised!
Filezilla is great -untar the thing and it's ready to go.
I'll be using this one instead of GFTP.

many thanks.

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