Why can't I connect FTP with Konqueror

Charl P. Botha c.p.botha at its.tudelft.nl
Tue Jul 2 21:47:20 BST 2002

On Tue, Jul 02, 2002 at 12:22:34PM -0500, Tim wrote:
> I am running FreeBSD 4.6 RELEASE with KDE 3.0.1. on an i386 platform.
> This is what I get connecting to *any* ftp site with Konqueror.
> --
> An error occured while loading ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/:
> Could not connect to host ftp.FreeBSD.org
> --
> Any ideas?

Could it perhaps be that konqueror is attempting active ftp while the other
tools are attempting passive ftp?  If you're behind a NATting firewall
without specific support for active ftp, these would be the symptoms.

charl p. botha http://cpbotha.net/ http://visualisation.tudelft.nl/
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