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Re: [vox-tech] ftp server problem

i had the same "ls" problem with suse linux.   i finally fixed it by
installing debian.


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On Tue 09 Jan 01,  1:23 PM, Leo Rainer said...
> Sounds like your ~ftp/bin/ls is not set up correctly. Take a look at the
> wu-ftp guest HOWTO (http://www.wu-ftpd.org/HOWTO/guest.HOWTO). To quote
> from the HOWTO:
>    This is the single most FAQ on the wu-ftpd list.  Repeating: if you
>    cannot see the contents of the directory, your installed 'ls' is not
>    working.  The proper installation procedures for 'ls' vary by operating
>    system.  There are some OS specific notes at the bottom of this howto
>    that may be of help.
>       ...leo
> At 11:03 AM 1/9/01 -0800, you wrote:
> >I've got an odd problem with my ftp server. I'm running wu-2.6.0(1) my
> >/etc/ftpaccess is below. The problem is that my collaborator can not
> >list files in /ftp, which they must to get their ftp client to function
> >(they are using the Apple client 'Interarchy'). I have no problem
> >listing files when I log in as an anonymous user locally, but when I go
> >through my SunOS account at UCB, I have to use ls -l to list files (ls
> >itself finds no files). Has anyone heard of ftp client-server
> >incompatibility with listing? Or am I missing the obvious?

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