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This is a dummy transitional package transitioning ftp to tnftp.

Installed size: 55 KB
How to install: sudo apt install ftp

  • tnftp


tnftp is what many users affectionately call the enhanced ftp client in NetBSD (

This package is a `port’ of the NetBSD ftp client to other systems.

The enhancements over the standard ftp client in 4.4BSD include: * command-line editing within ftp * command-line fetching of URLS, including support for: - http proxies (c.f: $http_proxy, $ftp_proxy) - authentication * context sensitive command and filename completion * dynamic progress bar * IPv6 support (from the WIDE project) * modification time preservation * paging of local and remote files, and of directory listings (c.f: lpage', page’, pdir') * passive mode support, with fallback to active mode * set option’ override of ftp environment variables * TIS Firewall Toolkit gate ftp proxy support (c.f: gate') * transfer-rate throttling (c.f: -T’, `rate')

Installed size: 256 KB
How to install: sudo apt install tnftp

  • libc6
  • libedit2
  • libssl1.1

Internet file transfer program

[email protected]:~# tnftp -h
tnftp: invalid option -- 'h'
usage: tnftp [-46AadefginpRtVv] [-N NETRC] [-o OUTPUT] [-P PORT] [-q QUITTIME]
           [-r RETRY] [-s SRCADDR] [-T DIR,MAX[,INC]] [-x XFERSIZE]
           [[[email protected]]HOST [PORT]]
           [[[email protected]]HOST:[PATH][/]]
       tnftp -u URL FILE ...
       tnftp -?

Updated on: 2022-Feb-10