David Bolt wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Apr 2008, Gilbert wrote:-
>
>>>> Have you tried changing the value? What happens if you set it to 0
>>> It changes the default. Normaly the default is (I think) skip file. You
>>> get a popup that says: Overwrite, resume, Skip File, Select All and
>>> Deselect All.
>>>

>> Doh! I think that the "allow overwrite" ability is a function of your FTP
>> Server, not of your FTP client.

>
> It's a function of the FTP client, not the server:
>
> ftp> dir
> 229 Extended Passive mode OK (|||40587|)
> 150 Accepted data connection
> -rw-r--r-- 1 davjam users 63842 Apr 14 11:03 glade3.jpg
> 226-Options: -l
> 226 1 matches total
> ftp> put glade3.jpg
> local: glade3.jpg remote: glade3.jpg
> 229 Extended Passive mode OK (|||6343|)
> 150 Accepted data connection
> 100% |***********************************************| 63842 13.90 MB/s 00:00 ETA
> 226-File successfully transferred
> 226 0.006 seconds (measured here), 9.76 Mbytes per second
> 63842 bytes sent in 00:00 (1.48 MB/s)
> ftp> dir
> 229 Extended Passive mode OK (|||2432|)
> 150 Accepted data connection
> -rw-r--r-- 1 davjam users 63842 Apr 14 11:04 glade3.jpg
> 226-Options: -l
> 226 1 matches total
> ftp> quit
> 221-Goodbye. You uploaded 188 and downloaded 0 kbytes.
> 221 Logout.
>
> And the FTP client?
>
> davjam@donnas:~> rpm -qf $(which ftp)
> lukemftp-1.5-617
>
> However, that fails on the "must be GUI" criteria.
>
> As for GUI clients:
>
> There's FileZilla from Packman. That lets you alter the actions when the
> source and destination have an identically named file. You can have it
> ask, overwrite, overwrite if newer, resume, rename or skip. You can also
> choose different options for uploads and downloads.
>
>
> Regards,
> David Bolt
>


I just DL'd it again after a couple of years and it's not bad. Has some nice filtering options if you want to not download deltas, patches etc.