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Re: ftp client's "ls" is "!ls"

On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 06:34:33PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> The "ftp" client appears to be flakey, but the
> tnftp client seems to work well, with tab-completion and other commands
> performing as expected. (The ncftp client *almost* works, but
> tab-completion doesn't see the blah.tgz.manifest file whereas it does see
> the blah.tgz file, so it gives misleading info on tab-completion.)

lftp is also worth a look.  If you're an experienced Unix shell user,
lftp is almost ridiculously intuitive.  (That said, I haven't seriously
used FTP in many years... makes me wonder what you're actually doing
with it.)