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Although not a lot of people are using it, connecting and uploading/downloading files to a FTP server is really easy to do via command-line. Especially for quick jobs, I always use it and would like to share a little info with Web Upd8 readers.

Connecting to a FTP server is quite easy. Just open a terminal and type FTP. Then, here is a list of commands to use (really easy to remember):

open server:ip - connects to the FTP server
cd - change directory
dir - list the content of current directory
get FILE - download FILE (replace FILE with the file you want to download from the FTP server).
put FILE - upload FILE (same as above, but for uploading a file).
bye - exit

Here is a screen shot for better understanding (I had to censor a few things, but you'll get the idea):

ftp command line