Question

Uploading to the Ghost Folder

  • Posted on January 6, 2015
  • xRazooAsked by xRazoo

I used the One-Click App Install of Ghost and I was going to edit config.js with Notepad++ using NppFTP. I have already setup Ubuntu to not allow root login, setup a new user, as well as a SSH key.

When I use this new user to SFTP (Notepad++ or FileZilla) I cannot upload to the ghost folder. I assume this is because the ghost folder is owned by the ghost user, but how do I go about allowing my new user to upload files to the ghost folder? Can I chown the ghost folder or would that mess with the application? I assume I don’t want to add write permissions to the group rather than just a user, but I’m not seeing a way around this.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Hey there,

Truthfully, it may be best to edit the file directly with a text editor on the Droplet. Using vi or nano will ensure that no odd characters are added and that the file is kept as plain text. This tutorial reviews editing files on a Linux system.

Happy coding,

Jon Schwenn Platform Support Specialist DigitalOcean