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I installed a FTP vsftpd on my Ubuntu box and after toying with it I can login from the same machine using 'ftp localhost'.

Now I'm trying to login from another virtual machine; where do I find the information necessary to connect to it?

Also, I have anonymous login enabled but it still asks me for a user name and password; what do I type in there to login as anonymous?

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There is an explanation of how to configure vsftpd in the Ubuntu Server Guide.

To connect to it, use the IP address or (if avahi is installed on both machines and both are on the same LAN) add ".local" to the hostname of the FTP-server machine and use that to connect to the FTP server.

And you can login using the username "anonymous".

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