Install FTP Client on Ubuntu 13.04 12.10 12.04 11.10 11.04

Install FTP Client on Ubuntu 13.04 12.10 12.04 11.10 11.04



1. Check ftp command on Ubuntu

root@ip-10-48-234-13:~# ftp
-bash: /usr/bin/ftp: No such file or directory

2. Install ftp client on Ubuntu

root@ip-10-48-234-13:~# sudo apt-get install ftp
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libjpeg-turbo8 libjpeg8 ttf-dejavu-core dbconfig-common libt1-5 fontconfig-config libxpm4 libgd2-xpm libfontconfig1
Use ‘apt-get autoremove’ to remove them.
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 71 not upgraded.
Need to get 58.5 kB of archives.
After this operation, 180 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 precise/main ftp amd64 0.17-25 [58.5 kB]
Fetched 58.5 kB in 0s (71.4 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package ftp.
(Reading database … 72358 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking ftp (from …/archives/ftp_0.17-25_amd64.deb) …
Processing triggers for man-db …
Setting up ftp (0.17-25) …
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/netkit-ftp to provide /usr/bin/ftp (ftp) in auto mode.

3. Now we can use ftp client on Ubuntu

root@ip-10-48-234-13:~# ftp
Connected to
220 (vsFTPd 2.3.5)
Name ( anonymous
331 Please specify the password.
230 Login successful.
Remote system type is UNIX.
Using binary mode to transfer files.

That’s it. Thanks for using


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