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Re: Download with KBear

  • Subject: Re: Download with KBear
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2005 14:14:12 +0100
  • Newsgroups: alt.os.linux.mandrake
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [Malcolm Brown] on Sunday 11 September 2005 10:14 \__

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> I was told that KBear is very buggy. My experience makes no exception,
>> which is why I didn't go past mere 'experimentations' with KBear. I would
>> have to recommend gFTP, which is multi-threaded. Konqueror is also a very
>> powerful FTP tool if you use KDE.
>> Last month I wrote a review focusing on Linux FTP clients, so if you have
>> interest < http://schestowitz.com/Weblog/archives/2005/08/01/firefox-ftp/
>>>, just follow.
>> Hope it helps,
>> Roy
> Thanks for that.  I hadn't realized Konqueror is also an FTP client - I
> use it all the time for the Internet.
> Malcolm

Always use Konqueror unless it does not work. It integrates well with the
remainder of the desktop environment and supports drag-and-drop. Too bad my
version of Konqueror does not incorporate SFTP (as far as I can tell). I
wonder if it has evolved since...


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