#19 wput connection problem

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nobody
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2009-10-04
2009-10-04
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hi! i'm complete newbee in linux but i managed somehow to install unix on asus wl500gp router.now im using 500gb with external hdd with transmission for torrent download and it works fine.

the only problem is that i want to copy downloaded files to mediaplayer tvix m6500 in background mode. i tried curl and it worked ok :

curl -T test.avi ftp://192.168.1.111/disk1/VIDEO/Action, adventure, fiction/ --user tvixftp:A05115

but i have to create terminal connection from my computer to initiate this upload:
but curl does not work in background mode by default, right?
and i want to start upoad, turn my computer off and close terminal connection, leaving wput on background ...
so i tried wput :

wput -b test.avi ftp://tvixftp:A05115@192.168.1.111/disk1/VIDEO/Action, adventure, fiction/
--12:18:05-- `test.avi'
=> ftp://tvixftp:xxxxx@192.168.1.111:21/disk1/VIDEO/Action,
Connecting to 192.168.1.111:21... failed!
Waiting 10 seconds... Connecting to 192.168.1.111:21... failed!
Waiting 10 seconds...

so the questions are :
1. what i did wrong with wput ? curl was indicating error codes, so i was able to track problem, but not with wput
2. what is the easest way to organize background download for a amateur in linux?
WBR
madace

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