- The File Transfer Protocol ftp allows to copy files between
- Ftp is used mainly for large collections of data (e.g. program or article
- Special formats are in use for compression and bundling of whole
- zip, tar.gz
- Using the proper URL in a browser, one can skim through directories or
download files to the own computer.
Eispack repository (software for the numerical solution of eigenvalue
ready to use library for linux systems.
- Special ftp programs allow the transfer of complete directories.
- Using the browser one can store web pages that are displayed, and most of
the embedded elements (images, applets).
Peter Junglas 8.3.2000