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       lsftp - Client for the sftp subsystem


       lsftp [OPTION]... [-- [COMMAND]...]


       lsftp  is  a  program that connects to a remote sftp server, and can be
       used to upload download files a la FTP. When invoked  with  no  command
       arguments,  lsftp  enters interactive mode, much like ftp (1) (although
       with a more feature rich interface, providing tab completion, recursive
       up  and  downloads  and  more).  However,  when  the  --  argument  and
       subsequent commands are passed to lsftp, lsftp  simply  executes  those
       commands and exits.


       Anything  (except the special options --, --help and --version ) before
       the last (if any) -- is handled as options, meaning lsftp  passes  them
       directly  to  the  transport  program.  If  you  want to pass -- to the
       transport program, you must give an extra --  to  make  sure  it's  not
       handled as end of options, e.g.

       lsftp OPTIONS -- MORE OPTIONS --

       to enter interactive mode or

       lsftp -l OTPIONS -- MORE OPTIONS -- ls

       to perform the ls command.

       Available options:

       --help Show summary of options.

              Show version of program.

       --     End of options (if the last occurence).


       cd directory
              Change  the current directory on the remote server to directory.

       rm filespec
              Removes files or directories.  To  delete  directories,  the  -r
              option  needs  to  be  specified.  The rm command doesn't accept
              wildcards by default, to enable these you must  specify  the  -g

       delete Alias for rm.

       mkdir dir
              Make directory dir.

       about  Display information about lsftp.

       help   Displays a list of commands.

       ?      Alias for help.

              Displays  the  list  of commands with detailed information about
              each command.

       ls filespec
              List remote files and folders.

       list   Alias for ls.

       dir    (Another) Alias for ls.

       pwd    Print the current working directory.

       quit   Quit lsftp.

       exit   Quit lsftp.

       set [var=value]
              Sets or shows variables. Without an argument, set  displays  the
              current  variable state. With a var=value argument, set sets the
              appropriate variable in the environment.

       mail   Runs the mail (1) command.

       umask [value]
              Sets or displays the remote umask.

       jobs   Prints information about currently running jobs.

       open site
              Open a sftp connection to site.

       close  Close the current connection.

       mv old-filename new-filename
              Rename file old-filename to new-filename.

       rename Alias for mv.

       ln file link
              Make link a symlink to file.

       get remote-file
              Retrieve remote-file on the remote system to the local system.

       put local-file
              Send local-file on the local system to the remote system.

       chown uid file
              Change the ownership of file to be owned by the user represented
              by uid.

       chgrp gid file
              Change  the  group  ownership  of  file to be owned by the group
              represented by gid.

       lcd dir
              Change the current local directory to dir.

       lrm file
              Remove file from the local system.

              Alias for lrm.

       lls    List files on the local system.

       llist  Alias for lls.

       lpwd   Print the current local working directory.

       ! command
              Executes command in a shell on the local system.


              The program to use for the SSH tunnel. If the  variable  is  not
              set, lsftp defaults to using lshg.



              may  be  used to specify default options to be parsed before and
              after the command line options, making it  possible  to  provide
              default transport options as well as commands if desired.


       Report bugs to <>.


       The  lsh  suite of programs is distributed under the GNU General Public
       License; see the COPYING and AUTHORS files in the  source  distribution
       for details.


       The   lsh   program   suite   is   written   mainly   by  Niels  Moller
       <>. The lsftp client was written mainly  by  Pontus

       This   man-page   was   written   for   lsh   2.0  by  Pontus  Freyhult
       <>, it is based on a template written by J.H.M. Dassen
       (Ray)  <>.  Most of the text was taken from the
       man page provided for the Debian  GNU/Linux  system  by  Timshel  Knoll


       lsftp(1), lshd(8), sftp(1), sftp-server(8)

       The  full  documentation for lsh is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and lsh programs are properly  installed  at  your  site,  the

              info lsh

       should give you access to the complete manual.