Mount Remote FTP Server Folder as Local Directory on Linux / Ubuntu / Debian / Raspberry / Raspbian

Have a remote FTP server directory mounted locally is pretty convenient for cross-server copying.

It could also come in handy if you would like to copy content from your NAS to say, and RGH/JTAG Xbox360 using the built-in FTP server of Phoenix or FSD FreeStyle Dashboard.

1. Install curlftpfs

apt-get install curlftpfs

2. Create a local directory

mkdir /media/ftp

3. Mount the FTP server using a hostname or IP address

curlftpfs ftpuser:ftppass@ftphostname /media/ftp/

Thanks for reading! Please consider Buying me a Coffee or checking out Colibri!