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  • Started 5 years ago by Mark
  • Latest reply 1 year ago from Jimbo
  • Mark Member

    Hi,

    Does anyone know how to show hidden files in Fetch 5.3.1?

    Thanks,
    Mark

    Posted 5 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Mark,

    What do you mean by "hidden files?" Do you mean files beginning with a period, or something else?

    And are you trying to show these files on the server, or are you trying to see them in the Put dialog so you can upload them?

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 5 years ago #

  • Mark Member

    Hi Scott,

    Thanks for your reaction.
    I just figured it out.

    Mark

    Posted 5 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Mark,

    You're welcome, glad to hear you're all set.

    Best,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 5 years ago #

  • Michael Clark Member

    Mark -

    Can you share with us how you did it?

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Michael,

    If you can tell us what you're trying to do (see the questions I asked Mark above), we'll be happy to give advice about what to do in Fetch.

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Michael Clark Member

    Scott -

    My guy at the ISP that hosts my website said "Well, it's a hidden file so you have to turn that on in your ftp
    client so you can see them." I am looking for a file that doesn't appear in my FTP window when I log on. I need to get the file, change it and then re-upload it so as he said there must be a setting in the preferences to see this hidden file but I can't figure it out. Also, I just upgraded top the latest version of Fetch to see if that helped - nothing changed.

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Michael,

    Does the "hidden" file's name begin with a period or not?

    Give the following a try:

    * Go to the Fetch menu, and choose Preferences.
    * Click the Miscellaneous tab.
    * Make sure the "Omit filenames beginning with a period" checkbox is unchecked.
    * Make sure the "Use LIST -al command to reveal hidden files" checkbox is checked.
    * Open a connection to your server, and go to the folder where the file is supposed to be.
    * Go to the View menu, and choose Refresh.

    Let us know if that helps or not.

    Thanks,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Michael Clark Member

    That did the trick - thanks!

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    Hi Michael,

    You're welcome, glad to hear you're all set.

    Best,

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Brian Member

    Hi, I'm trying this same thing (looking for .htaccess for a wordpress site) and I've made sure the "Omite files..." is unchecked and the "LIST -al" is checked. Refreshed, and still nothing. Any ideas?

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Hi Brian,

    Could you post the contents of the Fetch Transcript window (choose Fetch Transcript from the Window menu) after you refresh? That should show what the server is sending to Fetch.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Randy Z Member

    htaccess shows in the file list - except on my GoDaddy hosting which is Linux. I don't know what the other clients' hosting are (Win/Lin).

    htaccess did show before I upgraded to 5.7.1, and Fetch Transcript matches the file list.

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Randy Z Member

    Disregard my post above. The file was accidently moved to a subfolder...which brings up the question... what about a Search Terminal (with grep) for Fetch?

    Edited 2 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Hi,

    Do you want to search the names of files, or search their contents?

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Randy Z Member

    Files firstly to find the missing file... this may have occurred using voice commands with Dragon Dictate on while a video was playing in the background ... how does one search, quickly, 50+ folders to see if htaccess was dropped into it... (site map generator, pdf, which one could search?)

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Unfortunately most servers don't provide a way for an FTP client to perform such a search. But we'd very much like to provide such a feature.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Jimbo Member

    Hello,
    I am also having trouble locating my .htaccess file for wordpress. I have gone through the settings mentioned above but still no luck.
    When I did a search of the fetch transcript i did not find .htaccess which makes me assume it's not there, but when I am trying to change my permalink structure it just tells me i just need to update my file which makes me assume that wordpress is seeing it somewhere?
    Anywho, here is my transcript.... I'm pretty new to this wordpress thing, so forgive my ignorance and thanks for any help provided!

    Fetch 5.7.2 (5H612) Intel (Web Store) running on Mac OS X 10.8.1 (12B19) Intel English
    StuffIt Engine 0x820, StuffIt SDK Version 10.1.1b1
    Partial serial FETCH55001-C7DU-5469 T
    Connecting to www.helpmehelpnepal.org port 21 (Mac OS X firewall is limiting connections to specific applications) (9/13/12 9:08 AM)
    Connected to 69.164.193.84 port 21 (9/13/12 9:08 AM)
    220 Welcome to vsFTPd Server, managed by EHCP (Easy Hosting Control Panel, www.ehcp.net )
    USER jimbo
    331 Please specify the password.
    PASS
    230 Login successful.
    SYST
    215 UNIX Type: L8
    PWD
    257 "/"
    PWD
    257 "/"
    TYPE A
    200 Switching to ASCII mode.
    PASV
    227 Entering Passive Mode (69,164,193,84,178,16).
    Making data connection to 69.164.193.84 port 45584
    LIST
    150 Here comes the directory listing.
    drwxr-xr-x 5 5001 33 4096 Sep 13 13:48 helpmehelpnepal.org
    226 Directory send OK.
    CWD helpmehelpnepal.org
    250 Directory successfully changed.
    PWD
    257 "/helpmehelpnepal.org"
    PASV
    227 Entering Passive Mode (69,164,193,84,77,30).
    Making data connection to 69.164.193.84 port 19742
    LIST
    150 Here comes the directory listing.
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 1 Aug 25 02:47 UPLOAD_SITE_FILES_TO_httpdocs_FOLDER
    drwxr-xr-x 5 5001 33 4096 Sep 10 06:07 httpdocs
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 37 Aug 25 02:47 index.php
    drwxr-xr-x 2 0 0 4096 Sep 09 10:55 logs
    drwxrwxrwx 2 5001 33 4096 Sep 13 13:46 phptmpdir
    226 Directory send OK.
    CWD httpdocs
    250 Directory successfully changed.
    PWD
    257 "/helpmehelpnepal.org/httpdocs"
    PASV
    227 Entering Passive Mode (69,164,193,84,62,183).
    Making data connection to 69.164.193.84 port 16055
    LIST
    150 Here comes the directory listing.
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 1661 Aug 25 02:47 ehcpinfo.html
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 113 Aug 25 02:47 error_page.html
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 53 Aug 21 22:11 googleb5dddb67101393ce.html
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 412 Jan 08 2012 index.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 4919784 Aug 25 03:42 latest.zip
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 19929 May 06 12:28 license.txt
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 9177 Sep 10 06:07 readme.html
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 4365 Dec 14 2011 wp-activate.php
    drwxr-xr-x 9 5001 33 4096 Aug 27 01:23 wp-admin
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 1407 May 14 02:41 wp-app.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 289 Jan 08 2012 wp-blog-header.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 3621 Apr 10 22:21 wp-comments-post.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 3162 Aug 25 08:39 wp-config.php
    drwxr-xr-x 6 5001 33 4096 Aug 25 18:29 wp-content
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 2830 Jan 10 2012 wp-cron.php
    drwxr-xr-x 8 5001 33 4096 Aug 25 08:12 wp-includes
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 2055 Oct 23 2010 wp-links-opml.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 2395 Sep 10 06:07 wp-load.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 29821 Jun 26 23:53 wp-login.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 7942 May 02 18:32 wp-mail.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 10239 Apr 27 09:54 wp-settings.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 18745 Apr 21 11:40 wp-signup.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 3810 Jan 08 2012 wp-trackback.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 2873 Feb 17 2012 xmlrpc.php
    226 Directory send OK.
    CWD /helpmehelpnepal.org
    250 Directory successfully changed.
    PWD
    257 "/helpmehelpnepal.org"
    PASV
    227 Entering Passive Mode (69,164,193,84,113,165).
    Making data connection to 69.164.193.84 port 29093
    LIST
    150 Here comes the directory listing.
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 1 Aug 25 02:47 UPLOAD_SITE_FILES_TO_httpdocs_FOLDER
    drwxr-xr-x 5 5001 33 4096 Sep 10 06:07 httpdocs
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 37 Aug 25 02:47 index.php
    drwxr-xr-x 2 0 0 4096 Sep 09 10:55 logs
    drwxrwxrwx 2 5001 33 4096 Sep 13 13:46 phptmpdir
    226 Directory send OK.
    CWD httpdocs
    250 Directory successfully changed.
    PWD
    257 "/helpmehelpnepal.org/httpdocs"
    PASV
    227 Entering Passive Mode (69,164,193,84,72,110).
    Making data connection to 69.164.193.84 port 18542
    LIST
    150 Here comes the directory listing.
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 1661 Aug 25 02:47 ehcpinfo.html
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 113 Aug 25 02:47 error_page.html
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 53 Aug 21 22:11 googleb5dddb67101393ce.html
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 412 Jan 08 2012 index.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 4919784 Aug 25 03:42 latest.zip
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 19929 May 06 12:28 license.txt
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 9177 Sep 10 06:07 readme.html
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 4365 Dec 14 2011 wp-activate.php
    drwxr-xr-x 9 5001 33 4096 Aug 27 01:23 wp-admin
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 1407 May 14 02:41 wp-app.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 289 Jan 08 2012 wp-blog-header.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 3621 Apr 10 22:21 wp-comments-post.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 3162 Aug 25 08:39 wp-config.php
    drwxr-xr-x 6 5001 33 4096 Aug 25 18:29 wp-content
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 2830 Jan 10 2012 wp-cron.php
    drwxr-xr-x 8 5001 33 4096 Aug 25 08:12 wp-includes
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 2055 Oct 23 2010 wp-links-opml.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 2395 Sep 10 06:07 wp-load.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 29821 Jun 26 23:53 wp-login.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 7942 May 02 18:32 wp-mail.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 10239 Apr 27 09:54 wp-settings.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 18745 Apr 21 11:40 wp-signup.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 3810 Jan 08 2012 wp-trackback.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 5001 33 2873 Feb 17 2012 xmlrpc.php
    226 Directory send OK.
    PWD
    257 "/helpmehelpnepal.org/httpdocs"
    Update check skipped at 9/13/12 9:10 AM (next check after 9/20/12 4:57 AM)
    PWD
    257 "/helpmehelpnepal.org/httpdocs"
    PWD
    257 "/helpmehelpnepal.org/httpdocs"

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Hi,

    You mentioned that you'd tried the settings mentioned above, but it looks (from the transcript) as if the "Use 'LIST -al' command to reveal hidden files" box is unchecked. I would definitely try with that checked.

    If that does not help, you might try holding down the Shift key and choosing "Edit Other…" from the Remote menu. You'll be prompted for the name of the file you want to edit, and you can enter ".htaccess" (without the quotes).

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Jimbo Member

    Thanks Jim,
    I got it figured out. All I had to do was enable 777 permissions to my main folder to allow wordpress to create the .htaccess file and allow the permalink change, and then of course revert to the original permissions. Simple fix, but a hell of an answer to find!

    Thanks again,
    Jimbo

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    I'm glad you figured it out -- I'll have to remember that trick!

    Posted 2 years ago #

  • Franz Member

    Hi

    I am also having trouble locating my .htaccess file for wordpress. I have gone through the settings mentioned above by Jimbo, but I have no clue what he did to enable 777 la di da....
    is there an easier way to do that?
    See my transcript below.

    Fetch 5.7.3 (5H683) Intel (Web Store) running on Mac OS X 10.8.2 (12C60) Intel English
    StuffIt Engine 0x820, StuffIt SDK Version 10.1.1b1
    Partial serial FETCH55001-ZFCC-LMS9 T
    Connecting to www.work.rocketfishdesign.com port 21 (Mac OS X firewall is allowing connections) (23/10/12 11:45 PM)
    Connected to 203.170.86.89 port 21 (23/10/12 11:45 PM)
    220---------- Welcome to Pure-FTPd [privsep] [TLS] ----------
    220-You are user number 2 of 50 allowed.
    220-Local time is now 20:45. Server port: 21.
    220-IPv6 connections are also welcome on this server.
    220 You will be disconnected after 15 minutes of inactivity.
    USER rocketfi
    331 User rocketfi OK. Password required
    PASS
    530 Login authentication failed
    An FTP connection to “www.work.rocketfishdesign.com” could not be opened because the server rejected the password. (Contact the server administrator to verify that you have the correct hostname, username, password, and authentication method.
    Server responded: “Login authentication failed”)
    Connecting to www.work.rocketfishdesign.com port 21 (Mac OS X firewall is allowing connections) (23/10/12 11:46 PM)
    Connected to 203.170.86.89 port 21 (23/10/12 11:46 PM)
    220---------- Welcome to Pure-FTPd [privsep] [TLS] ----------
    220-You are user number 3 of 50 allowed.
    220-Local time is now 20:46. Server port: 21.
    220-IPv6 connections are also welcome on this server.
    220 You will be disconnected after 15 minutes of inactivity.
    USER rocketfi
    331 User rocketfi OK. Password required
    PASS
    230 OK. Current restricted directory is /
    SYST
    215 UNIX Type: L8
    PWD
    257 "/" is your current location
    CWD public_html/work/projects/
    250 OK. Current directory is /public_html/work/projects
    PWD
    257 "/public_html/work/projects" is your current location
    TYPE A
    200 TYPE is now ASCII
    PASV
    227 Entering Passive Mode (203,170,86,89,39,56)
    Making data connection to 203.170.86.89 port 10040
    LIST -al
    150 Accepted data connection
    drwxr-xr-x 5 rocketfi rocketfi 4096 Oct 22 14:53 .
    drwxr-xr-x 4 rocketfi rocketfi 47 Oct 23 02:17 ..
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 395 Jan 8 2012 index.php
    -rw-r--r-- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 19544 May 6 04:28 license.txt
    -rw-r--r-- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 9177 Sep 3 20:23 readme.html
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 4264 Dec 13 2011 wp-activate.php
    drwxr-xr-x 9 rocketfi rocketfi 4096 Oct 22 14:35 wp-admin
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 1354 May 13 18:41 wp-app.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 271 Jan 8 2012 wp-blog-header.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 3522 Apr 10 2012 wp-comments-post.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 3087 Nov 1 2010 wp-config-sample.php
    -rw-rw-rw- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 3393 Oct 22 14:53 wp-config.php
    drwxr-xr-x 5 rocketfi rocketfi 63 Oct 23 20:01 wp-content
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 2726 Jan 9 2012 wp-cron.php
    drwxr-xr-x 8 rocketfi rocketfi 4096 Oct 22 14:42 wp-includes
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 1997 Oct 23 2010 wp-links-opml.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 2395 Sep 4 17:31 wp-load.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 29084 Jun 26 15:53 wp-login.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 7712 May 2 10:32 wp-mail.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 9916 Apr 27 01:54 wp-settings.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 18299 Apr 21 2012 wp-signup.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 3700 Jan 8 2012 wp-trackback.php
    -rw------- 1 rocketfi rocketfi 2788 Feb 16 2012 xmlrpc.php
    226-Options: -a -l◇
    226 23 matches total
    PWD
    257 "/public_html/work/projects" is your current location

    Posted 1 year ago #

  • Jimbo Member

    Hey Franz,
    Depending on your FTP software will determine your process for changing file permissions. Just google for the answer on how to do that if you are having trouble. Change permissions for the main folder that stores all your Wordpress stuff and then try and change the permalink settings on your Wordpress dashboard. This should auto create a .htaccess file for you....
    Sure you could just create your own .htaccess file, but that is a pain if you don't know what you are doing. Believe me, I tried. Just change permissions and Wordpress will do it for you, at least in my experience.
    Good luck

    Posted 1 year ago #

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