Ftp downloads

Martin Smith martin at rakupottery.org.uk
Sun Nov 23 15:34:05 GMT 2003

On Sun, Nov 23, 2003 at 12:58:08PM +0000, Michael Pye wrote:
> 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.

you could use command line ftp in windows, if it exists on yiur flavour, I understand that cuteftp is phone home ware, or even netscape!
Martin Smith

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