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Mount FTP servers on Linux as folder

Stanislav KhromovStanislav Khromov

Mounting FTP server as folders on Linux is easy!

Start out by installing the CurlFtpFS package. On CentOS this is done by:

yum install curlftpfs

(Requires the EPEL repo)

To mount, simply invoke invoke

curlftpfs ftp://user:password@example.com /mnt/ftp_mounted

That’s it!

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Comments 4
  • bassel
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    bassel bassel

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    i get this error

    fuse: failed to open /dev/fuse: Operation not permitted


    • Stanislav Khromov
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      Stanislav Khromov Stanislav Khromov

      Reply Author

      Either Fuse is not installed, not working, or you are inside a virtualized container that does not support Fuse (iirc OpenVZ does not allow it by default)


      • Urh L
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        Urh L Urh L

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        Any solution — I am probably inside OpenVZ — because I have VPS.. ? Thanks


  • Leonardo Cortes
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    Leonardo Cortes Leonardo Cortes

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    Doesn’t work, i obtain error connecting to ftp, where can i see the log file? i’m getting furious :D