Binary package “php-net-ftp” in ubuntu trusty

provides an OO interface to the PHP FTP functions

 Net_FTP allows you to communicate with FTP servers in a more comfortable way
 than the native FTP functions of PHP do. The class implements everything
 nativly supported by PHP and additionally features like recursive up- and
 downloading, dircreation and chmodding. It although implements an observer
 pattern to allow for example the view of a progress bar.