April 2005

When you host your web site remotely and and the ftp server is the only way to upload all files including subdirectroies. You need to use special file transfer program such as ncftpget for recursive remote ftp server uploading purpose. Ncftp is considered as an improved FTP client. Ncftp’s improvements include support for command line editing, command histories, recursive gets/puts, automatic anonymous logins, and more.


You can use ncftpget command to download entire ftp directory and sub directories from remote ftp server. Let us say you would like to download /www-data directory and all subdirectories inside this one from ftp.nixcraft.net server. You need to use ncftpget command. Install ncftp client ncftp client software can be downloaded from http://www.ncftp.com/ncftp/ and works […]


1) In order to encrypt a file for your friend or recipients you need to obtains his/hers GnuPG public key. It can be obtained why an email, keyserver or even usb pen device. Then import the friends public using following command: $ gpg –import friend.pub.key 2) Once key added to your GnuPG key ring, it […]


1) Login to your shell account 2) Use –export option to export your public key in text file $ gpg –export –a > my.key OR $ gpg –export -a | mail -s “My key” friend@domain.com Where -a –armor : Create ASCII armored output. –export : Export the key for sharing First command write output to […]


GNU gpg is encryption and signing tool. The GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is a free software replacement for the PGP suite of cryptographic software. GnuPG encrypts messages using asymmetric keypairs individually generated by GnuPG users. The resulting public keys can be exchanged with other users in a variety of ways, such as Internet […]

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To encrypt and decrypt files with a password, use gpg command. It is an encryption and signing tool for Linux/UNIX like operating system such as FreeBSD/Solaris and others.