CurlFtpFS allows for mounting an FTP folder as a regular directory to the local directory tree.
CurlFtpFS needs FUSE activated in the kernel:
File systems ---> <*> FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) support
emerge --ask net-fs/curlftpfs
As a regular user
First, create a mount point:
Then mount the necessary catalog from the server to this mount point:
curlftpfs ftp://server/catalog/ ./ftp/ -o user=username:password,utf8
fusermount -u ./ftp
- SSHFS — a secure shell client used to mount remote filesystems to local machines.