Question

How to access var/www using dreamweaver?

  • Posted on July 30, 2014
  • ionicnetAsked by ionicnet

I’ve Ubuntu 14.04 and I’ve created a non-root user and gave the root privileges as recommended in the initial server setup. Using this user’s credential I can login using filezilla and update my wordpress files just fine. However I would like to use dreamweaver istead of filezilla. It’s a pain to keep editing the files in one place and having to FTP in another.

When I use this user to login via dreamweaver SFTP option, I only have access to /home/username/ I have also created a group and new user, but same thing happens - only access to /home/newuser/

Any help on how I can connect to var/www using dreamweaver is very much appreciated. Thanks.

I’m the only one who will change files. If I access

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Hey Andrew, Thanks for the suggestion, that solved my problem! Thanks again!

Hi Kamal, Thanks for your help. With dreamweaver I don’t have the option to navigate to var/www/. The only directory that shows to me is /home/webmaster with the files .profile, .bachrc, bach_logout and a cache folder. Here is what shows to me http://goo.gl/yCIMme

Thank you.

Same problem, thanks this worked for me in DW using SFTP, but it will see the folder but not upload to it permissions?