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i want to copy one folder to server using terminal... iwant to copy datatable folder to server... it like this:

copy from
user: /home/qa/html/datatable
server: www/html

how to do that...i'm new about this..i try like this:

1> qa@qadesktop2:~$ ftp 10230.35.211
2> fill password
3> ftp>cd www/html
4> ftp>mput
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Copy over which protocol ? FTP, SSH, NFS, ... ? – radius Jul 9 '10 at 6:27
i'm using ftp.. – klox Jul 9 '10 at 6:42
Okay, so isn't that your answer? Did that not work? What did that do and what did you want it to do? – Jarvin Jul 9 '10 at 15:45
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You may want to use a graphical ftp client such as filezilla. This would be way easier for you if you have a graphical desktop.


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LFTP and NcFTP can both be used to push files to a FTP server.

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can you teach me step by step to copy this folder? – klox Jul 9 '10 at 7:04
Have you tried looking at the manual? – TheLQ Jul 9 '10 at 7:32
ya..i've been try using ftp and also mput...but folder failed to copy... – klox Jul 9 '10 at 7:50

Here is a tutorial which gives you the command you have to use for upload,

ftp tutorial

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i've been update my question... – klox Jul 9 '10 at 7:56

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