Tagged: FTP

WGET: download an HTTP or FTP directory recursively

Many science data sites are an Apache server with a HTTP index.html file listing, perhaps recursively, a lot of files and directories. You can download them recursively to your PC as follows (use this responsibly, you can consume gigabytes of data at cost to science host or yourself!) wget -r -np -nc -nH –cut-dirs=4 –random-wait […]

Filezilla FTP: Can’t list directories

If unable to list directories in Filezilla or other FTP software on a particular server, try enabling “Active Mode” for that server.