Install ProFTPD on Ubuntu 12.04

ProFTPD is a widely used ftp server. To install ProFTP on your ubuntu server, execute the following statement in the command line:

sudo apt-get install proftpd

The proftpd configuration file will be in the following path:

sudo nano /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf

To limit users to their home directory on proftpd, uncomment the following line:

# Use this to jail all users in their homes
 DefaultRoot                    ~

To restart proftpd, use the following command:

sudo service proftpd restart

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