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Multithreaded FTP client

'gFTP' is a multithreaded FTP client for X Windows written using GTK+. Features include simultaneous downloads, resumption of interrupted file transfers, FTP, HTTP, and SSH protocols, file transfer queues, downloading of entire directories and subdirectories, FTP and HTTP proxy support, remote directory caching, passive and non-passive file transfers, drag-n-drop support, and a connection manager. It has been translated into 17 languages other than English.



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Verified by

Janet Casey

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4 January 2002

Leaders and contributors

Brian Masney Maintainer
See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Required to buildGTK+ 1.2.3 or later
Weak prerequisiteX Windows in at least 800x600 mode
Required to useX11R6 or later
Weak prerequisiteoptional libreadline for text port
Required to buildpthread libraries


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