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[ale] A Better FTP?

On Wed, 6 Jan 1999 jeff_hubbs at mcgraw-hill.com wrote:

> Can anyone point me to a good Linux FTP utility - one that recurses and can
> get through firewalls and proxy servers?  I've tried ncftp 2.4.3 but it
> seems that it doesn't support recursion.  What would be great is a Linux
> version of WS_FTP - I've tried running the Windows version with wine, but I
> got disastrous results.

Try wget.  It is intended as a web utility, but it does recurse, and it
also understands ftp.  You can also regulate the depth of the recursion if
you need.

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