How do I set up VSFTPD on Ubuntu 14.04?

Posted February 14, 2015 13.3k views

I followed all the steps given to set up vsftpd on Ubuntu. Including making root own the home directory of the user im using for ftp. But because of that i cant upload only download is there a way to make it work?

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  • Which tutorial did you follow to set this up? If your directory is owned by root then the root user will likely be the only one with write permissions.

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by Etel Sverdlov
Vsftpd is a fast and secure FTP server. Installing an FTP server can assist you with uploading files to your droplet. This tutorial describes how to install and set up vsftpd on Ubuntu 12.04.