man gftp Command

Man page for apt-get gftp Command

Man Page for gftp in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man gftp

Man Gftp  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man gftp in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man gftp

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

GFTP(1)                                                                                                                                                      GFTP(1)

gftp file transfer client for *NIX based machines.

gftp [options] [[proto://][ user : [pass] @] server [: port ][/ directory ]]

gFTP is a file transfer client for *NIX based machines. It currently has a text interface and a GTK+ 1.2/2.x graphical interface. It currently supports the
FTP, FTPS (control connection only), HTTP, HTTPS, SSH and FSP protocols.

You may enter a url on the command line that gFTP will automatically connect to when it starts up.

help, h
Display program usage.

info Display some information about how gFTP was built. Please send the output of this command when submitting a bug report.

version, v
Display the current version of gFTP.

proto This specifies the protocol that should be used. It can currently be one of the following options: ftp, ftps, http, https, ssh, fsp, local and book Äê
mark. If omitted, the protocol specified by the default_protocol option will be used.

user The username that will be used to log into the remote server. If omitted, your current username will be used for most protocols. For the FTP protocol,
the anonymous username will be used.

pass The password that will be used to log into the remote server. If omitted, you will be prompted for the password. If you are using the FTP protocol,
and the username is anonymous, then your email address will be used as the password.

server The remote server to connect to.

port The remote port on the server to connect to. If omitted, the default port for the protocol will be used. The port will be looked up in the services(5)

The directory to change to once you are connected to the remote server.

Per user configuration file. Most of these options can be edited inside gFTP. This file is also commented very well. ~/.gftp/bookmarks
Per user bookmarks file.

If you find any bugs in gFTP, please report them to GNOME's Bugzilla at

Brian Masney <>

MARCH 2007 GFTP(1)-

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