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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to send a file with FileZilla from command line?

I have a batch file that builds an application, then I want to upload it to a ftp server from command line. Considering I do the upload manually with FileZilla, is there a command line for it 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 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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FTP client on windows that save session password in encrypted text

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 using FileZilla, the queue halts. What could be causing it?

And when it's happening, all I need to do is browse the internet using Chrome or Firefox, restart FileZilla restart the queue. What could be causing it? I'm running on 64-bit Fedora 12. Buffalo ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Filezilla: Ask for a directory at login

At work we have a large website - I "own" three directories. I am wondering if I can have only two sites in the site manager in Filezilla, but after supplying a password, it asks which remote ...
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FileZilla passwords

I have quite a few FTP sites saved in FileZilla, however I want to use different client now. How can I see the passwords saved in FileZilla so I could transfer them? OS is Linux (Ubuntu 9.04) if ...
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How do I force FileZilla to use OpenVPN?

I want to connect to a public SFTP server, but not via its public IP but over an OpenVPN connection because the server refuses SSH connections from the Internet. I'm using OpenVPN on a Windows 7 ...
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Can I Upload One File To Multiple Domain Folders In FTP?

I want to upload(and eventually overwrite) the same index.php file to many domain folders. Is there anyway to do this in one go or a shortcut? I am using Filezilla. Thanks Edit: Since I am really ...
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How to connect Filezilla over ssh?

I am using putty for connecting to server and vi editor working with files. The way its work is, at first I use my username and password to login to server. Then I use the following command sudo su - ...
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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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Sort Order in FileZilla: Ignore Case?

Is there a way to get FileZilla to ignore case for sorting file and folder names? I want to see all the filenames that start with "D" next to the ones that start with "d."
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how to close open ftp connections?

I use FileZilla, and I thought when a session ended, it automatically closed the ftp connection, but that doesn't appear to have happened because now I'm getting a "530 Sorry, the maximum number of ...
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FileZilla not working on Server 2008 R2

I'm battling to get FileZilla working on Server 2008 R2. Until this morning, I had one 2008 and one XP machine, and always just used the XP one for FTP. I now have two 2008 machines and no FTP client. ...
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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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ftp program that can perform the same operation on multiple servers

If I have 5 servers, and each server has the exact same file structure, is there a ftp program that can replicate the same operation on all the servers? e.g.: /wwwroot/site1/ Now if I want to copy ...
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FTP client with “master password”

I'm searching for an FTP client that has a "master password" function. So all the password stored in the FTP client software is encrypted, and if I start the FTP client it asks for a master password, ...
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What do the icons in the FileZilla Server connection list represent?

In FileZilla there are icons to the left of the connection's id, I can't seem to find in the documentation what they represent. I am guessing Active vs Passive connections but I don't know. Are my ...
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Filezilla installed on a Parallels' Virtual Machine connects but does not retrieve directories

I have Windows XP Service Pack 3 installed on a Mac running Parallels 6. Everything works fine except for FTP programmes (ie Filezilla, CoreFTP etc). If I connect from my Mac directly using Filezilla ...
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How to get FileZilla to start processing Queue automatically at startup?

I have my machine automtically reboot periodically and when it does, I have to restart the processing of the Queue in FileZilla for it to resume any transfers that were occuring last time I was using ...
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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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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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How to synchronize file changes with files on the FTP server?

My project files are in the local folder in D:\xampp\htdocs\mysite The same files are on my FTP server. A git repository would exist only locally in a .git directory to keep track. I want to be able ...
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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 Misreports File Sizes

I have the task of downloading some backups from our hosted web site and the backup are quite large, 4,755,281KB, yes it's over 4GB. I intalled FileZilla and navigated to the remote directory and it ...
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FTP upload stalls at same point every time on FileZilla

On two different FTP accounts, I am having problems uploading files. I can login and see the contents of the dir, and start an upload. Using Filezilla the transfer seems to always stall at either 0.9% ...
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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 ...