[linux] Connecting to Dante's FTP server

Mark L. Chang mlchang at u.washington.edu
Fri Sep 19 10:25:47 PDT 2003


Another option is Fugu. Google it. It's just a GUI for the command line
sftp client.

Mark

On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 09:55:15AM -0700 or thereabouts, Andrew Sengul wrote:

> Dejan Nikic wrote:

>

> >Ok I'm home now and here is how i got gftp to work:

> >

> >-first compile/install the latest version gftp 2.0.15

> >-go under FTP > Options go under SSH and check "Need SSH User/Pass" and

> >"Use SSH2 SFTP subsys"

> >-also get ssh-askpass and install it i'm using some gnome version of it

> >that looks pretty cool

> >

> >Tell me if it works.

> >

>

> Ok, installed the latest gftp and the askpass utility, but now it seems

> that gftp is choking on the messages issued from Dante's side. Each

> time I attempt to log in, I get alternating error messages as seen below:

>

> Opening SSH connection to dante.u.washington.edu

> Running program ssh -e none -l aesengul -p 22 dante.u.washington.edu -s sftp

> 3: Protocol Initialization

> There was an error initializing a SSH connection with the remote server.

> The error message from the remote server follows:

> Warning: Permanently added the DSA host key for IP address

> '140.142.15.68' to the list of known hosts.

> Disconnecting from site dante.u.washington.edu

> Opening SSH connection to dante.u.washington.edu

> Running program ssh -e none -l aesengul -p 22 dante.u.washington.edu -s sftp

> 3: Protocol Initialization

> There was an error initializing a SSH connection with the remote server.

> The error message from the remote server follows:

> Fontconfig warning: line 245: Disconnecting from site dante.u.washington.edu

> Opening SSH connection to dante.u.washington.edu

> Running program ssh -e none -l aesengul -p 22 dante.u.washington.edu -s sftp

> 3: Protocol Initialization

> There was an error initializing a SSH connection with the remote server.

> The error message from the remote server follows:

> Warning: Permanently added the DSA host key for IP address

> '140.142.15.4' to the list of known hosts.

> Disconnecting from site dante.u.washington.edu

> Opening SSH connection to dante.u.washington.edu

> Running program ssh -e none -l aesengul -p 22 dante.u.washington.edu -s sftp

> 3: Protocol Initialization

> There was an error initializing a SSH connection with the remote server.

> The error message from the remote server follows:

> Fontconfig warning: line 245: Disconnecting from site dante.u.washington.edu

>

> Amusingly, the error messages pop up at the same time that the askpass

> dialog box does. They alternate between the DSA host key error and the

> fontconfig warning. I can only guess that ssh doesn't like the changing

> IP addresses used by Dante, and the fontconfig problem seems like

> something related to the ascii/binary choice, but I've tried both

> options with the same result. Well, that's the state of things at the

> moment. Thanks for any help you can offer.

>

> Andrew


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