ftp: command not found


(Mrparrot) #1

Briefly describe your issue below:
FTP command is not recognized to remote connections, I tried to install vsftpd but the package is unable to locate it.

What version of Parrot are you running? (include version, edition, and architecture)
release 4.5 64-bit
What method did you use to install Parrot? (Debian Standard / Debian GTK / parrot-experimental)
Debian Standard
Configured to multiboot with other systems? (yes / no)
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Hey @Mrparrot What method did you try to install it?

(Mrparrot) #3

sudo apt-get install vsftpd and sudo apt-get install -y vsftpd


Don’t use apt-get
sudo parrot-upgrade
sudo apt install vsftpd

(Mrparrot) #5

is the same with that command :frowning:

(Amzker Pro Hacker) #6

apt install ftp

(Mrparrot) #7

Thanks! is done, the package ftp is installed :slight_smile: I was problem with sudo too (unable to open…read only), I fixed the problem with this command: sudo mount / -o remount,rw . Then reboot



what error did you get when you tried?
sudo parrot-upgrade
sudo apt install vsftpd

(dmknght) #9

Actually he tried install ftp client but vsftpd provides ftp server (as i understand from vsftpd information).

(dmknght) #10

p/s: as I remember, Parrot has pre-installed GUI application allows user access ftp, telnet, ssh,… services.