gftp ‐ file transfer client for *NIX based machines.

[[proto://][gftp[options] user : [pass] @] server [: port
][/ directory ]]

gFTP is a file transfer client for *NIX based machines. It
currently has a text interface and a GTK+ 1.2/2.x graphical
interface. It currently supports the FTP, FTPS (control
connection only), HTTP, HTTPS, SSH and FSP protocols.

You may enter a url on the command line that gFTP will
automatically connect to when it starts up.

−−help, −h
     Display program usage.

     Display some information about how gFTP was built.
     Please send the output of this command when submitting
     a bug report.

−−version, −v
     Display the current version of gFTP.

     This specifies the protocol that should be used. It can
     currently be one of the following options: ftp, ftps,
     http, https, ssh, fsp, local and bookmark. If omitted,
     the protocol specified by the default_protocol option
     will be used.

user The username that will be used to log into the remote
     server. If omitted, your current username will be used
     for most protocols. For the FTP protocol, the anonymous
     username will be used.

pass The password that will be used to log into the remote
     server. If omitted, you will be prompted for the
     password. If you are using the FTP protocol, and the
     username is anonymous, then your email address will be
     used as the password.

     The remote server to connect to.

port The remote port on the server to connect to. If
     omitted, the default port for the protocol will be
     used. The port will be looked up in the file.

     The directory to change to once you are connected to
     the remote server.


     Per user configuration file. Most of these options can
     be edited inside gFTP. This file is also commented very
     well.  ~/.gftp/bookmarks
          Per user bookmarks file.

          If you find any bugs in gFTP, please report them
          to GNOME’s Bugzilla at

          Brian Masney <> ‐