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Re: [vox-tech] Question: FTP-like GUI programs using SSH?
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Re: [vox-tech] Question: FTP-like GUI programs using SSH?

Henry House wrote:
> A visitor to the demo at the Davis Food Co-op on Sunday* mentioned that he
> was using FTP to maintain his web site. I suggested that he consider SSH
> instead of FTP since the latter has no encryption and transmits passwords
> over the net in plain text. He immediately grasped the significance of this
> and expressed interest in a secure replacement for FTP that would emulate
> the look and feel of an FTP client. He left his e-mail address and asked me
> to get back to him with a suggestion of an application to use. The trouble
> is that is he using windows (at least for now) and so I am asking for help.
> - Is there as good Free GUI wrapper over SSH that emulates the look and feel
>   of a GUI FTP client for windows?
> - Is there such an application that is cross-platform?
> * http://lists.lugod.org/pipermail/vox-outreach/2005-June/001181.html

For Windows, winscp - http://winscp.net/
For Linux/GTK+, gftp - choose SSH from the protocol menu at the right
side of the connect toolbar when you are connecting.

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