Ftp - file transfer protocol - is used to transfer files between
Some ftp commands:
dir - lists the contents of the remote directory
cd - changes directories on the remote server
ascii - sets the mode for transferring text files; text data is translated
binary - sets the mode for transferring non-text files without any tranlation.
get filename - downloads the file from the remote server
put filename - uploads the file to the remote server
lcd - changes directories on the local system
Many sites on the Internet allow you to download software using anonymous
ftp. When you connect to an anonymous ftp server, enter "anonymous" for the
username and your complete email address for the password.
If you are working stand-alone, try the following:
login as floopy
If you are connected to the Internet, use anonymous ftp to download the gnu
public license from metalab.unc.edu. This file is in the /pub/Linux/LICENSES