My server is running a Lemp stack with ubuntu 18.04, following different tutorials, I created a new user, gave it root permissions and disable root login. I’m trying to edit some files in /var/www/mywpsite.com/ which was working as root but isn’t working as my user.
I tried to : chown -R myusername /www/ and chmod -R 775 /var/www/ but FileZilla still gives me that error: Status: Starting download of /var/www/mywpsite.com/wp-content/themes/mytheme-child/header.php Command: cd “/var/www/mywpsite.com/wp-content/themes/understrap-child” Response: New directory is: “/var/www/mysite.com/wp-content/themes/mytheme-child” Command: get “header.php” “/header.php” Error: local: unable to open /header.php Error: Critical file transfer error
When ls -l in /var/www I got
drwxrwxr-x 5 username www-data 4096 Oct 14 23:34 mywpsite.com
What should I do to be able to open the files with Filezilla modify them locally and re-upload them on the server? Thank you.
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