How to get FTPii up and running!

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  1. afif95
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    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    Listen up fellas! <img src="style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/lecture.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":teach:" border="0" alt="lecture.gif" />
    This guide is made for newbies or people who doesn't have the knowledge of getting FTPii up and running. The sole reason of this guide is to ensure that newbies and other people understand how to use FTPii. <b>Also, this guide doesn't only show how do you use FTPii, it also shows you how to treat it like an FTP server should</b> (<b>Which, I believe isn't in the README</b>). This is also for you people who never read the readme.

    Oh, and whatever you say, 0.0.15 is still the best and most stable version. The latest release and 0.0.16 dies on me.

    <div align="center">VERSION
    BETA3 REVISION1</div>

    DISCLAIMER
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    I OR ANY OTHER DUDES AND DUDETTES WHOM IS AFFILIATED WITH THIS GUIDE, DO NOT HOLD THE RESPONSIBILITY IF YOUR WII IS BRICKED DURING THIS PROCESS.

    KTHXBYE
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    FAQ

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Files

    Warning: Spoilers inside!


    <!--sizeo:6--><span style="font-size:24pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->GUIDE<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    A few knowledge about how to use FTPii
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

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    <!--sizeo:5--><span style="font-size:18pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->{STEP 1} - Preparations
    <!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Now, this step is semi-optional. Unless you have ftpii already on your system, then follow this step.

    This step is divided into two different parts, one is "Preparations with Sendelf" and the other is with Card Reader. Follow only one that suites you.

    Here's a formula:
    Got SD Card but no card reader = Sendelf method
    Got SD Card with card reader = Either sendelf or card reader method
    Got no SD Card = Buy one fuckhead<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->(Preparations with card reader)<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->
    Warning: Spoilers inside!


    Preparations without an SD Card Reader

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    STEP 1 END!

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    <!--sizeo:5--><span style="font-size:18pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->{STEP 2} FTP Clients<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Follow this step only if you don't have any FTP Client. IF you do but you want to learn how to use one, follow this guide as well.

    There's three parts:
    1) Windows Explorer guide
    2) FireFTP guide
    3) FileZilla guide

    Follow one according to your preference.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->Using WINDOWS EXPLORER<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->
    Setting up and transferring files

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->Using FireFTP<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->


    A few Q's
    Warning: Spoilers inside!


    Setting up FTPii

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Transferring Files
    Warning: Spoilers inside!


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->FILEZILLA<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    Features and what not

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    A few Q's

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Setting up FileZilla

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Transferring files using FileZilla

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

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    {OPTIONAL STEPS} Miscellaneous steps

    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Miscellaneous steps that is optional for you.

    There are two parts:
    1)Setting Static IP to your Wii (Mostly for techies)
    2)Changing the IP of the ftp account of your Wii in FTP Clients (Do this only if ftpii changes it's IP Address)<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->

    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->
    Setting Static IP to your Wii (Mostly for techies)<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->
    <!--sizeo:3--><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->So it won't change every single time.
    via DHCP "Address reservation" method.<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    Warning: Spoilers inside!



    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->Changing the IP of the ftp account of your Wii in FTP Clients (Do this only if ftpii changes it's IP Address)<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
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    Thanks to
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    There, it's easy, ain't it?
    If you have a question, kindly reply on this thread.

    Happy FTP-ing!
     
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    Good tutorial, sounds easy enough. I'll try it out later. [​IMG]
     
  3. kitt050383

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    Very nice work afif95!!!!
    It's very newbie proof....
    And you brought a new feature to light that I was unaware of... You can dump your discs with ftpii... Nice....
    I'm gonna have to research the speeds on this....

    -Kitt050383

    Personally I like using my USBGecko device to rip my Wii discs.... only takes about 2hrs...
     
  4. slaphappygamer

    slaphappygamer GBAtemp Maniac

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    nice tutorial. this is one of my favorite apps. i never have to eject my sd card. my card reader is bunk and i dont want to look for my camera to use THAT as my card reader. only to transfer a less than 1mb file. also my computer is in another room, so im walking back forth down the hall and confusing the hell out of my wife. i can just start ftpii and swap files between my computer and my wii. i recommend version 0.1.5, since i find that 0.1.6 is a bit buggy and doesnt always boot. many ftp applications can be used with this, but i like to use filezilla.

    also, system of a down rocks!
     
  5. afif95
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    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    Bold 1 : I haven't confirmed this yet lol. Just stating the feature.

    I, too, am using version 0.0.15 . I don't think that I'll update for the time being.
     
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    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    Tell me how'd it go, ya hear? [​IMG]
     
  7. samagon

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    I really appreciate the effort. I really need this since my cheap ass card reader is very temperamental.
     
  8. afif95
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    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    Version noob-proof beta 2 is released!

    Changelog:
    1) A few knowledge about FTPii section is added! (May include a few features you might not know of)

    2)Edited the font size to be appropriate

    3)Added a few infos on the Windows Explorer section and FAQ section

    4)Uploaded version 0.0.15 together with 0.0.16 in a RAR archive over MegaUpload and Rapidshare server, being that version 0.0.15 no longer exists on ftpii's homepage.

    5)Added a "Thanks" section
     
  9. djdynamite123

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    very nice work! but all the info is there simply in the readme of ftpii [​IMG] still good man!
     
  10. afif95
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    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    Oh really?
    Didn't have the time to read the readme [​IMG]

    I wonder why nobody noticed something.... peculiar... on the Account Manager picture. There's something really funny there or so i think [​IMG]
     
  11. NeoNight

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    Uh I just use winscp and have FTPii installed i the HBC. Pretty simple to use and works very well.
     
  12. afif95
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    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    Added to my To-Do list.

    What's going to be released in beta 3:
    1)How to set up and transfer files using FileZilla and winscp

    2)More in-depth information about disc dumping


    Haha, I'm treating this guide like it's a program [​IMG].
     
  13. djdynamite123

    djdynamite123 Master Of Hardcore!

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    lol, yeah most don't hehe
     
  14. afif95
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    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    And that is why I created this guide [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    djdynamite123 Master Of Hardcore!

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    Top man! hey seen as you done it for a "easy app" to use which has the all important info instructions on wiibrew and in the readme..
    i think you may be required to tut all other "easy" important appps that many dont bother to read, what i dont get is they cant take up on boared a simple readme yet they can a nice looking tutorial, both give the same "required" info......nevermind [​IMG]
     
  16. zerof

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    I'm not sure who was struggling with this... [​IMG]

    Just to add.. filezilla is a free ftp client that does not need firefox.
     
  17. afif95
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    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    Well, I struggled when I started to use it [​IMG]

    Yeah, I know, I started with FileZilla, then knowing that I have not a single clue of what I'm doing, did a lil research and voila, resolved to Windows Explorer and FireFTP.

    But then realized that FileZilla uses almost the same user interface as FireFTP [​IMG].

    Nevertheless, version beta3 should be upped in like, a week time? [​IMG]
     
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    Edit: Nevermind
     
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    I just log on with Anonymous.
     
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    Tichinde925 Marth Ditto Money Match?

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    I was trying to boot ftpii from my PC directly into the homebrew channel as I do with some of my other homebrew apps.

    Putting the actual ftpii into my SD card worked.