Cyberduck Mountain Duck CLI

Version 4 (modified by dkocher, on Jul 28, 2008 at 12:24:13 PM) (diff)


Cyberduck Help


What is Cyberduck?

Cyberduck is a open source FTP and SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer) browser licenced under the GPL.

Is Cyberduck free?

Cyberduck is free software. Free software is a matter of the users' freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software. If you find this program useful, please consider making a donation. A donation would not only demonstrate your appreciation of this software, but also help to advance development in the future. It will help to make Cyberduck even better! Please see

Cyberduck isn't available in my language!

Why not translate it yourself? Contact me and I'll send you the relevant files. Current available localizations are English, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Russian, Swedish, Hungarian, Danish, Polish, Indonesian, Catalan, Welsh and Thai.

What are the requirements to run Cyberduck?

Cyberduck 3 requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later. Previous versions run on 10.3.9. Refer to the changelog.

How do I submit a bug report?

Open a new ticket using the issue tracker with a description of what you have a done and what went wrong. Make sure to look or search for existing tickets first.

How do I request a feature?

Look or search first in the issue tracker if this hasn't been requested before. If not, then open a new ticket describing the missing functionality.

How can I access Cyberduck bookmarks with Quicksilver?

Open the Quicksilver Preferences and install the Cyberduck Module. Then when Cyberduck is selected in Quicksilver use the right-arrow key.

Why isn't there a local file viewer in Cyberduck?

That's what is for. Use drag and drop (eventually together with Exposé) or Menu File → Upload instead You can also copy files in the and then paste them in Cyberduck using Menu Edit → Paste from Finder.

What proxy servers does Cyberduck support?

SOCKS 4/5. You can adjust the proxy settings in the System Preferences.

Where does Cyberduck store its preferences?

~/Library/Application Support/Cyberduck/ and ~/Library/Preferences/ch.sudo.cyberduck.plist

Are there any unknown features of Cyberduck?

There are some settings which aren't yet available in the Preferences either because they are not considered stable yet or not of general interest. These are the following: (To enable one of these features type the commands in a window.)

  • Don't save bookmarks
    defaults write ch.sudo.cyberduck false
  • Don't change document icon to Cyberduck icon while downloading
    defaults write ch.sudo.cyberduck false
  • Disable Bonjour support
    defaults write ch.sudo.cyberduck rendezvous.enable false
  • Disable Growl support
    defaults write ch.sudo.cyberduck growl.enable false

My preferred editor isn't supported.

An editor must support the external editor protocol (ODB). It is currently not possible to use an arbitrary editor.

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