Pure Ftpd

Installing Pure-FTPd with GUI on Ubuntu 13.10

Pure-FTPd is a free (BSD), secure, production-quality and standard-conformant FTP server. It doesn’t provide useless bells and whistles, but focuses on efficiency and ease of use. It provides simple answers to common needs, plus unique useful features for personal users as well as hosting providers – Frank DENIS Below is step by step instruction on how to setup Pure-FTPd service and Pureadmin (FTP server with GUI) on Ubuntu 13.10 with Virtual User support Step 1: Install Pure-FTPd Package sudo apt-get install pure-ftpd pureadmin – Edit the file pure-ftpd-common using command below and change STANDALONE_OR_INETD=inetd to STANDALONE_OR_INETD=standalone vim /etc/default/pure-ftpd-common Step 2: Create & Configure Accounts – Run following commands to create an ftpgroup and ftpuser account sudo groupadd ftpgroup sudo useradd -g ftpgroup -d /dev/null -s /etc ftpuser – Create ftpusers directory sudo mkdir /home/ftpusers – Create directory for a new user called ‘sysads‘.