gftp - file transfer client for *NIX based machines.
gftp [options] [[proto://][ user : [pass] @] server [: port ][/
gFTP is a file transfer client for *NIX based machines. It currently
has a text interface and a GTK+ 1.2/2.x graphical interface. It
currently supports the FTP, FTPS (control connection only), HTTP,
HTTPS, SSH and FSP protocols.
You may enter a url on the command line that gFTP will automatically
connect to when it starts up.
Display program usage.
--info Display some information about how gFTP was built. Please send
the output of this command when submitting a bug report.
Display the current version of gFTP.
proto This specifies the protocol that should be used. It can
currently be one of the following options: ftp, ftps, http,
https, ssh, fsp, local and bookmark. If omitted, the protocol
specified by the default_protocol option will be used.
user The username that will be used to log into the remote server. If
omitted, your current username will be used for most protocols.
For the FTP protocol, the anonymous username will be used.
pass The password that will be used to log into the remote server. If
omitted, you will be prompted for the password. If you are using
the FTP protocol, and the username is anonymous, then your email
address will be used as the password.
server The remote server to connect to.
port The remote port on the server to connect to. If omitted, the
default port for the protocol will be used. The port will be
looked up in the services(5) file.
The directory to change to once you are connected to the remote
Per user configuration file. Most of these options can be edited
inside gFTP. This file is also commented very well.
Per user bookmarks file.
If you find any bugs in gFTP, please report them to GNOME’s Bugzilla at
Brian Masney <email@example.com> - http://www.gftp.org/
MARCH 2007 GFTP(1)