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 CLI magic: File Transfer Protocol

"If you're an old geek like me, you may very well still use the standard FTP offering included in most Linux distributions. It may not have all the bells and whistles, but it still gets the job done. To get a file from a distant machine, you need to know either its name or IP address. You may also need to know a valid user ID/password combination. Even public sites often require a signon: user Anonymous and your email address for a password, for example. Let's give it a try. Enter the following at the command line:"

 (Submitted by Noel Thu Jul 29, 2004 )


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