LFTP is a file transfer program that can use ftp, sftp, etc.
To set your lftp prompt, see my lftp settings file, which you should copy as
To connect to a server using sftp
Some basic commands are listed below.
ls | List remote dir (this is cached) rels | List remote dir (not cached) pwd | show remote dir cd DIR | change remote dir to DIR !ls | List contents of local dir lpwd, !pwd | show local dir lcd DIR | change local dir to DIR get foo.txt | get foo.txt pget -n 2 foo.txt | get foo.txt with 2 parallel connections mget *.txt | get all .txt files mget -c *.txt | get all .txt files that do not exist locally mget -d DIR/*.txt | get all .txt files and make DIR locally mirror | sync remote dir to local dir mirror -c | incrementally sync remote dir to local dir mirror DIR | sync remote DIR to local mirror -c DIR | sync remote DIR to local incrementally