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Is there anything like an FTP program available that will allow me more control over file management on my Linux box?

I'd like to be able to do things like create archives and unzip archives. At the moment, I'm creating zip files of sites made on my Windows machine, transferring the file via FTP, then having to log in to my Linux box via SSH and unzip them via the command line, which is a bit tedious.


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closed as off-topic by Oliver Salzburg Sep 11 '14 at 7:03

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For clarification, do you mean you need a program that runs in Windows with which you can ftp to a Linux box? – Kevin Dec 18 '11 at 17:44
Yes, more or less like that. I already have an abundance of FTP programs, but I want to be able to have more control over files. – James Dec 18 '11 at 18:00
I think this question is offtopic for Unix SE, since none of it really involves Unix. Perhaps SuperUser would be a better fit. – Chris Down Dec 18 '11 at 18:11
I'm confused - why does the list of SE sites say that this is for 'Unix and Linux' if it's not for Linux questions? – James Dec 18 '11 at 21:26
@James - This is not a Linux question, this is a Windows question (about accessing stuff on Linux, nonetheless). – Chris Down Dec 18 '11 at 21:49

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