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How can I get FileZilla to ignore folder or files (like .svn or CVS)?

How can I get FileZille to ignore folders or files? I don't want to upload my version-control info to my web-server! (question implied in a comment to another answer).
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Connect to server using SFTP and public ssh key using FileZilla on Windows

Is it possible to generate an ssh key on a windows machine then use that key to connect to a server using SFTP via FileZilla? This is all working with my Mac but I have a client that is stuck in a ...
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How to change FileZilla so that View/Edit opens .html in Notepad++, not Firefox

Currently Firefox is set by Windows to open .html files. I'm hoping I can sort of override this in FileZilla so I can do quick edits and then upload them to the server.
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FileZilla on Mac OS X can't open .ssh directory to get my keyfile

I'm trying to log on to my Amazon EC2 cloud server instance with FileZilla, To do this I need to specify a keyfile for SFTP over SSH, However, FileZilla in OS X can't open files in hidden ...
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How do I send a file with FileZilla from the command line?

I have a batch file that builds an application, and then I want to upload it to an FTP server from the command line. Considering I do the upload manually with FileZilla, is there a command line for ...
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Filezilla on Mac: SFTP with passwordless authentication?

I am trying to follow the instructions here for OSX http://wiki.filezilla-project.org/Howto I can successfully ssh to the target server with no username/password (OSX picks up my certificates from ...
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FileZilla times out when transferring large file

I have a file residing on a FTP site that I am trying to download. The FTP site is a secure site and requires a user name and password. The size of the file I am trying to download is 2.98GB. Part ...
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Accessing Amazon EC2 in Filezilla SFTP

I need help/guide how I can open my ssh access from a GUI or Filezilla. Here's the scenario my developer just left me with the login info to my Amazon EC2. Now I am finding difficulties in ...
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How do I determine the optimal maximum simultaneous transfers in Filezilla?

How do I determine the optimal maximum simultaneous transfers in Filezilla?
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Why does FileZilla ask for password every now and then?

I am downloading thousands of files over FTP using Filezilla. The download takes several hours, so I want to run it overnight, but there is a problem - Filezilla keeps re-asking the password every now ...
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Mac: Edit in Filezilla with Sublime text always open a new Sublime window

With my Mac, everytime I want to Edit a file from Filezilla, it open a new Sublime text window. Is there a way to tell Filezilla to open the file in the current window if it already exist?
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Why does FileZilla descend into a directory when deleting?

Why does FileZilla itterrate through each file in a folder and delete each one instead of just deleting the folder? I know this sounds like a simple question, and it probably has the simple answer ...
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Will FileZilla resume interrupted downloads?

I have to download a 15GB file from my client's system using FileZilla. However the download looks like it will take a very long time, more than one day. Can I resume the download after restarting my ...
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Compressing and extracting folders via FileZilla

I want to rar and extract folder(of my wordpress site) in the host machine using FileZilla ? Is it possible with FileZilla ? If not what you will suggest ? I dont have SSH access.
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How to use sudo from within Windows GUI clients bypassing tty

I need to copy files via ssh but I am getting permission denied. How can I log as a root by windows clients such us FileZilla/WinSCP? I try execute command: sudo su, but I am getting error: You ...
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OSX Emacs FTP Failing

I use Emacs from Bash. I use C-x C-f to FTP into servers, to work on files. From my OSX (10.6.x), I can connect to all of my servers, but one. From Ubuntu, I can connect to all of my servers, period. ...
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FileZilla: Can I run a remote shell command via FileZilla client?

I have a very simple question. Can I run a remote shell command on the server via FileZilla client. For instance can I do a: tar -zxvf myarchive.tar.gz etc... (didn't think it was possible with ...
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Eclipse as editor for FileZilla. How do I configure it?

I've decided to switch from Netbeans IDE to Eclipse PDT. I use FileZilla to edit files on FTP. I wish to use Eclipse PDT as default file editor for FileZilla. I opened up FileZilla, went to Edit > ...
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Set Filezilla so that it view/edit by default instead of downloading

I'm working on Ubuntu and using FileZilla. I was wondering that when I doubleclick on a remote file, if it was possible to open it in an editor instead of downloading it. (Automatically View/Edit ...
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Make Filezilla work with .gitignore files

Is there a way to make Filezilla read the settings i added to .gitignore file and then do the same? (ignore the files specified in the gitignore file)
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Filezilla directory comparison always shows different file sizes

I'm developing a web application on a Mac and uploading to a Windows hosted server. I used to use Filezilla's directory comparison feature to see which files in a directory need to be uploaded to the ...
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Change FileZilla settings in Ubuntu Linux so view/edit uses gedit

This is similar to the Super User question How to change FileZilla so that View/Edit opens .html in Notepad++, not Firefox, but I am asking for FileZilla in Linux. I am using Ubuntu 10.0.4 (Lucid ...
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FTP move files/folder on remote server in FileZilla

I have a folder on my server that I want to move to a different location on that same server. I see that I can move a file/folder into a sibling folder, or up one folder, by dragging it over the "...
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Filezilla: How to refresh a FTP folder automatically

I'm using Filezilla to check if new files arrived in different folder on a FTP. But I always have to do a refresh of the folder manually with F5. When I click on a folder that I already clicked ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server using Filezilla with router in-between

While connecting to my web server using filezilla, i am getting this error: Status: Resolving address of ftp.mysite.org.in Status: Connecting to 199.199.199.18:21... Status: Connection established, ...
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Where can I change the FileZilla font size running under Windows 7

I consider myself to be a pretty savvy computer user, but this one has escaped me. After reading the documentation, the blogs, the wiki, the bug trac I am still at a loss. Does anyone know how to ...
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FileZilla always discard local file

Every time I'm opening a file in FileZilla, which I've previously opened, FileZilla shows a dialog with options: to reopen local file, or discard local file the download and edit file anew. As I ...
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Does FileZilla contain a virus?

I downloaded FileZilla from SourceForge on February 16, install was OK, but recently my antivirus said that the file contains a virus (MalSign.Generic.550). Previously there was no notification about ...
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Cannot install FileZilla downloaded from SourceForge because I'm not connected to the internet?

I want to install FileZilla 3.7.1.1 on my new Windows 8 OS. I downloaded the installer from here, and when I opened it, I got the following message: You must be connected to the internet to ...
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When remote copy is overwritten with local copy, file size differs?

When I overwrite a remote file with a local copy, FileZilla successfully transfers and overwrites the file, but I notice that the new remote copy size is few KB lesser than the actual local copy. Why ...
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FileZilla menu not showing up in Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (10.04)

All my other applications and Nautilus, when I open a folder, can display the menu perfectly, except for Filezilla. How do I use Alt + E to use the inner menu items? The main menu is always invisible ...
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Accidentally set the FileZilla option to “Upload overwrite everything”

How can I change that setting? I want to upload files only if they are newer than the version in the FTP server. Is there a reset setting options that I can use without erasing my FTP connection ...
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FTP client on windows that save session password in encrypted text [closed]

Filezilla or WinSCP save password in plain text which is unsecured on public machines. Is there any FTP client can save and encrypt password so that people using it only can access to FTP but not able ...
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Automate file upload in FileZilla using a script [duplicate]

Consider: D:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\filezilla.exe -c 0/GG/DG/ -a "K:\YY\XXXXX\AAAA\BB\idS.txt" This code doesn't work as it says: "PATH NOT FOUND" K:\YY\XXXXX\AAAA\BB\idS.txt ...
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Connecting FileZilla to SFTP, OpenSSH

I've a Ubuntu machine where is installed OpenSSH. I want upload/download files there thru SFTP with FileZilla. SSH works good with putty etc, but when I try to connect with FileZilla, I get Status: ...
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How do I place a directory on my network on the local view of filezilla in Mac OS X?

I am trying to get to a folder on my local network on the local view of filezilla in Mac OS X. When I browse to network I can see the folder fine. But I can't browse to it in filezilla ( Network ...
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550 Operation not permitted when deleting file through FTP - But I have permissions

I am deleting a Drupal installation from a server I just got access to. Most of the files deleted just fine, but for some of the files, FileZilla gives 550 Operation not permitted Initially I ...
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What's the best way to use Filezilla's bookmarks / site manager?

I have several different sites on different servers at any given time. I'm currently using Filezilla as my ftp client, but I can't seem to figure out how the bookmarks are supposed to work. I've tried ...
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How can I batch/mass create users for a Filezilla FTP server?

I recently inherited two FTP servers; both systems run Filezilla Server. One has a small user-base so creating users is a small task. The other is huge and needs to have 300+ users created. I estimate ...
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“Protocol error: Unknown protocol identifier” after changing FileZilla server admin interface port number

I have download FileZilla server and I am trying to create a server using the FileZilla software. I have used a new port add a user and from the FileZilla client I tried to enter to the server. ...
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Using Tor SOCKS5 proxy with FTP clients (FileZilla)

I am working on an FTP server that doesn't accept connections from any IP (including my home one). I tried to use FileZilla and FireFTP with Tor (using SOCKS5). They both connect, but they fail to ...
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Using FileZilla to upload and unzip my web site via SSH

I'd like to upload and thenunzip my zipped web site on my web host service which manage SSH connections too using Filezilla. I wonder if is it possible to use only that application to do both ...
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After 3 files transferred through SFTP (FileZilla), the queue halts. What could be causing it?

And when it's happening, all I need to do is restart the queue. What could be causing it? I'm running on 64-bit Fedora 12, using a Buffalo WHR-G125 Wireless Router.
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FTP upload/download freezing and generally slow

I've got 100 mbps and can download from Steam with about 8-12 MB/s. Also I have an upload speed of 4-5 MB/s but those speeds are never actually used while doing something using FTP. The maximum ...
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View file in Filezilla without editing

In Filezilla, you can configure it to "View/Edit" a remote file when double-clicking it. However, doing so adds it to a list of files you are currently "editing", which means if I try to open the ...
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FileZilla - How to synchronize two-way (newest file wins)?

I use several computers to maintain a website. I want to reflect all changes both ways. This is a very standard procedure, but I can't find how to do it with FileZilla.
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FileZilla uploads are not atomic

I've been using FileZilla for a while now for FTP stuff, and while it works great almost all of the time, there is one major flaw I've found: If I upload a changed file, and a user of my site happens ...
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Which versions of the Windows TLS/SSL file transfer software like WinSCP and FileZilla are not affected by Heartbleed?

I noticed that many people still use versions affected by the heartbleed vulnerability of wide spread TLS/SSL enabled Windows clients like WinSCP and Filezilla. To be able to make safe ...
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Automatic Backups using Filezilla

I've lost loads of information caused by HDD errors or viruses. I have a Dedicated Server, and I would like to have an automated backup system using FileZilla. I want it to backup a certain directory ...
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FTP with caching support

I am very happy with Filezilla FTP, but one thing that it lacks is the caching support of folders. I see that feature is in SmartFTP, but it's not free.. Are there any FTP software that supports ...