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Comments for NcFTP Client

15 Apr 2003 16:26 star4ever

resume transfer
the only thing I think ncftp need is the possibility to resume previous downloads.

21 Aug 2002 04:04 walles

lftp
See also lftp (http://freshmeat.net/projects/lftp/). According to my taste (but of course not necessarily yours) it is nicer to use than ncftp, but for some reason not as well known. The feature set is basically identical.

18 Apr 2001 09:18 derci

Re: NCFTP 3.0

> I'm not very happy with 3.0, myself.
> The last version was perfect, but the
> new one blows. The bookmarking was less
> of a PITA, the interface was nicer,
> command line options were available,
> etc...


I miss the command line options too.

The interface was changed because they decided to remove the ncurses support, so people without ncurses can still compile ncftp. But, they still provide the old ncurses-based bookmark editor as a seperate program (ncftpbookmarks), and if you type "make install", ncftp will run the old bookmark editor each time you type "bookmarks" or "open".

16 Jun 1999 17:50 AHinMaine

Re: NCFTP 3.0
Well, not only is background useful for things other than warez, NcFTP is fully capable of bgput and bgget.

I'm not very happy with 3.0, myself. The last version was perfect, but the new one blows. The bookmarking was less of a PITA, the interface was nicer, command line options were available, etc...

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