Installing Wordpress with Nginx stop

  • Posted September 14, 2014

Hi! I’m follow this guide:

I’m stuck in step four, here:

" The group that nginx operates under is www-data. For the user portion, enter your user account name. We will demonstrate with an account called demo here:

sudo chown -R demo:www-data /var/www/html/*

What is my user account name? I put the bd user that i created with the tutorial “wordpressuser” but the terminal always say: chown: invalided user.

Thanks for helping.


I think i can resolved it, the user is: root


chown: invalid user: ‘wordpressuser:www-data’

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The user that you should use is the user that you created while following the Initial Server Setup tutorial: Initial Server Setup with Ubuntu 14.04.