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PythonistaFTP.py
'''FTP server for Pythonista (iOS)
You can use this to exchange files with a Mac/PC or a file management app on the same device (e.g. Transmit).
If you use a Mac, you can connect from the Finder, using the "Go -> Connect to Server..." menu item.
'''
import os
from socket import gethostname
def install_pyftpdlib():
print 'Downloading pyftpdlib...'
import urllib
import shutil
os.chdir(os.path.expanduser('~/Documents'))
urllib.urlretrieve('https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/p/pyftpdlib/pyftpdlib-1.4.0.tar.gz', 'pyftpd.tar.gz')
import tarfile
t = tarfile.open('pyftpd.tar.gz')
t.extractall()
shutil.copytree('pyftpdlib-1.4.0/pyftpdlib', 'site-packages/pyftpdlib')
shutil.rmtree('pyftpdlib-1.4.0')
os.remove('pyftpd.tar.gz')
try:
import pyftpdlib
except ImportError:
install_pyftpdlib()
from pyftpdlib.authorizers import DummyAuthorizer
from pyftpdlib.handlers import FTPHandler
from pyftpdlib.servers import FTPServer
import threading
def main():
authorizer = DummyAuthorizer()
authorizer.add_anonymous(os.path.expanduser('~/Documents'), perm='elradfmwM')
handler = FTPHandler
handler.authorizer = authorizer
server = FTPServer(('0.0.0.0', 2121), handler)
t = threading.Thread(target=server.serve_forever)
t.start()
print 'Server started.'
print '\nConnect as guest/anonymous user to ftp://localhost:2121 (from this device) or "ftp://(YOUR_IP_ADDRESS):2121" (from other devices in your network -- you can find the IP address of your device in the WiFi settings)'
try:
while True: pass
except KeyboardInterrupt:
server.close_all()
print 'Server stopped'
if __name__ == '__main__':
main()
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