Mac sftp

Nic Gibson nicg at
Tue Apr 18 11:12:51 BST 2006

On Apr 18, 2006, at 10:40, Jurgen Pletinckx wrote:

> Right. This is a 'do my homework' question - apologies all.
> I'm really clueless about Macs. A client of $JOB appears to
> work from a Mac (as based on his mail agent being Microsoft
> Entourage), and is not incredibly technical. He should access
> an sftp server (ftp/ssh2). I would point him toward Filezilla,
> or possibly Core-FTP Lite if it were Windows.
> A quick Google shows several options, none of which I can assess.
> Rbrowser and Fugu - free and shiny.
> Fetch - free for educational use, which applies here.
> Transmit - shiny but not Free.
> MacSFTP - development appears to have stopped. Also, commercial.
> Any preferences? Thoughts? Amusing duck stories? Thanks!
> (Don't know which version of OS X he's using. His Entourage is
> 10.1.4, fwiw)
No amusing duck stories (well, there's a few involving my son but  
that's far too offtopic).
My business partner swears by Fugu (whilst I use a mac as flashy  
terminal emulator most of the time).


> -- 
> Jurgen Pletinckx
> AlgoNomics NV

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