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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Web based ftp alternative
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 18:38:43
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Web based ftp alternative by Momesso Andrea
1 On Tuesday 28 October 2008 19:38:09 Momesso Andrea wrote:
2 > I'm looking for a webapp to be installed in a lighttpd + mysql + php
3 > server that allows users to upload theyr own files and download shared
4 > files.
5 >
6 > Possibly I need something that allows different levels of authorizations
7 > over directories, for example a root that is world readable, a folder
8 > readable from registered users and writable only from admins, user
9 > folders etc.
10 >
11 > Can anybody suggest me an application (possibly opensource) that can do the
12 > job?
13 >
14 > P.S. The end user skills are limited to opening a web browser (this is
15 > why I can't do it with and ftp server and virtual users).
17 Why not just have them view the ftp site in the browser?
19 User's aren't stupid and can cope with stuff - they will see a hierarchy of
20 folders just like what they see in My Computer and might be asked for a
21 username and password - just like in gmail.
23 What's the problem with such an arrangement?
25 --
26 alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com


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Re: [gentoo-user] Web based ftp alternative Momesso Andrea <momesso.andrea@×××××.com>