Ftp downloads

Michael Pye michael at ulimit.org
Sun Nov 23 12:58:08 GMT 2003

Daniel Finnimore wrote:
> I want to download the floppy install programs/images but ie6 brings it 
> down as ascii. I have tried ftp from the dos prompt using ftp 
> ftp://ftp.uk.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD from both my windows box and a 
> Freebsd box to no avail. What am I doing wrong?.

Depends if you have a program on your system thats registered to handle 
.iso filetypes. If not then IE probably defaults to plain text.

I suggest you use a proper FTP program such as CuteFTP, smartftp etc. 
which will handle the files fine.

Michael Pye

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