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Old PC as an HTPC and File + Game Server... Help Me Make It Happen!

I have an old computer I'm thinking of turning into a home theatre PC, as well as a dedicated FTP and multiplayer game server. Can it be done, and what do I need? Tech specs and more detailed questions inside. [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 on Jan 23, 2013 - 7 answers

Help me delete a few hundred thousand files from a webserver

Let's say I have 300,000 files on a webserver in a single directory. I want to download them to a local directory and then delete them. My FTP client of choice is choking on the task. What should I do?
posted by fake on Dec 18, 2012 - 23 answers

Direct FTP please

How do I setup a FTP-like service without having a website? [more inside]
posted by Jason Land on Nov 3, 2009 - 9 answers

I want my own FTP server (dammit).

I want my own FTP server. Looking for advice on possible solutions. [more inside]
posted by bingo on Apr 9, 2009 - 13 answers

How to give others access to a folder on my computer?

What's the easiest way for me to host files for friends to download directly off my computer? I'm running Ubuntu 7.10. [more inside]
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints on Jan 23, 2008 - 29 answers

How to turn my Vista machine with dynamic IP address into an FTP Server?

How to turn my Vista machine (I know, I know, OK?) with dynamic IP address into an FTP Server? [more inside]
posted by l'esprit d'escalier on Jan 2, 2008 - 8 answers

Multi-functional linux home server required... software suggestions?

I'm going to set up a linux server on a spare desktop I have. I want to share my photos, download torrent files and back up my files. I need software suggestions and also any tips you might have! [more inside]
posted by edbyford on Jun 10, 2007 - 14 answers

How do I set up a file server on a PC

How do I set up a file server on a PC w/ dynamicIP and a client web GUI? [more inside]
posted by Popcorn on May 3, 2007 - 21 answers

Is DreamHost always this bad?

Is DreamHost always this bad? Are they going to get better? [more inside]
posted by AmbroseChapel on Jul 30, 2006 - 52 answers

Help Setting up an FTP Server

Help configuring Serv-U ftp server with DSL internet access. Why can't remote users get a directory listing? [more inside]
posted by evilelf on Feb 15, 2006 - 5 answers

It's too big for email, what do I do now?

I'm looking for a simple web FTP interface to allow clients to upload files to my web server. I'm using Dreamhost, so it has to be installable on standard Apache / PHP / MySQL, etc. I'd like to have a simple "upload file" area in the client's section where they choose 1-3 files and click "upload."
posted by letitrain on Dec 15, 2005 - 10 answers

What's the best means to mirror a webserver directory on a local OS X machine?

I maintain a complex website that I update by hand. (Unfortunately, this is unavoidable.) I want my local directory to be an exact mirror of the site, so that when I alter and modify thirty HTML files and I can simply run a script to copy them instead of FTPing them all by hand, in addition to removing deleted files and downloading any server-side changes made by scripts or other users. What's the best means to do this on OS X? [more inside]
posted by tweebiscuit on Oct 17, 2005 - 17 answers

its pleasure is to serve

I need to serve some example files to my (programming) students. My old host gave me a public FTP site, but I just switched to dreamhost, and no longer have this option. I'm looking for a simple solution. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Sep 22, 2005 - 16 answers

I've been hacked...

How to delete a folder that XP claims it cannot find? [more inside]
posted by springload on Jun 28, 2005 - 9 answers

Recommended Form Upload Component?

A client wants to enable fiile uploads via their web site. The web site is hosted outside the company and the files need to be uploaded to their FTP server which is hosted within or on-site at the company. Thus far all the components I've looked into upload to the web server. Is this simply the only option? Can anyone recommend a good component or alternate method? PHP, ASP are fine.
posted by juiceCake on Mar 21, 2005 - 10 answers

I have files which continue to appear in Apache but can not be deleted because they supposedly do not exist.

FTP help: I have some files on an external server (Apache) that I am unable to delete because "there is no such file or directory". Yet, mysteriously, they remain. [mi] [more inside]
posted by o2b on Apr 30, 2004 - 5 answers

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