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Every time I try to setup an FTP server with user account, I get into troubles. Is there some FTP server with GUI that I can set it up easily? Is there any good and working tutorial for setting up an FTP server?

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For GUI options: If you don't need vsftpd, you can use gadmin-proftpd from the repositories:

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gadmin-proftpd is a fast and easy to use GTK+ administration tool for the Proftpd standalone server.

If you need something more sophisticated :

Setting up a ftp server should not be a complicated experience though.

I would suggest you try to follow the server guide at and if you get stuck post specific questions.

and administrate it via web interface like : webmin.

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I have negative experience with webmin. I asked my cusomers to note down some commands, and use Bash! I suggest it to you too! – antivirtel Aug 25 '11 at 17:11
I am not a fan of webmin but it serves a purpose. I suggest that he follows the server guide as opposed to using GUI tools. – Richard Holloway Aug 25 '11 at 21:05
i installed it with you helpful link, but i got this error: could not read chroot() list file:/etc/vsftpd.chroot_list , anyone can help – Amir Ashkenazi Aug 28 '11 at 8:45

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