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Re: [NH] Firefox Extension - fireFTP

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  • Dennis Cummins
    Hi Larry, Been using this extension for awhile now. So far no problems. ... -- Dennis
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 22, 2005
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      Hi Larry,

      Been using this extension for awhile now. So far no problems.


      On Saturday, January 22, 2005 at 12:16, Larry Hamilton wrote:

      >
      > I just ran across the fireFTP extension for Firefox. It is still beta, but
      > it does the basics and allows storage of multiple FTP sites. Since it is a
      > browser plug-in, it is cross-platform. I have not tried it yet under
      > anything but Windows XP Home SP2.
      >
      > There are two options, open in new tab or new window.
      >
      > It gives a pop-up window when you connect.
      >
      > It has local and remote views.
      >
      > Under options, it allows you to choose to remember passwords and other
      > settings.
      >
      > It does not have a pop up window for file transfers/deletes. Instead it has
      > a count down of files remaining under the window with the original file. I
      > was not sure it was doing anything until I found the countdown.
      >
      > It does have a pop-up window asking to overwrite or cancel, if there is an
      > existing file.
      >
      > It did seem a little slower than FileZilla (A free Windows based browser on
      > Sourceforge, my current graphical client of choice.), but that may have
      > been from trying to figure out its features.
      >
      > While far from perfect, it is a neat little plug-in that does not add yet
      > another program to keep track of. If you are at a PC away from home or
      > office, I can see this as a simpler option than trying to download a full
      > graphical FTP program, or trying to use the command line ftp.exe (if you
      > don't like the command line).
      >
      > --
      > Larry Hamilton
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      --
      Dennis
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