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Simple Tutorial for setting up FTP on a Fedora Core 1 Server

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Can you give me a step by step on how to set up FTP on my remote server (currently accessed by SSH).  It is a Fedora Core 1 Server hosted at Affinity.net.

Or a pointer to a tutorial document.

Thank you very much.

Jon
Etretat, France
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I recommend vsftpd -

To install from source: http://www.vsftpdrocks.org/source/

To install via RPM: http://www.vsftpdrocks.org/rpm/

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Commented:
thank you.  forgive me for my inexperience, but i have another question:

the instructions say

"
Step 3: Installing vsftpd

make

If the user "nobody" does not already exist, create it:

....

"
I am only developing using PHP so I do not have any source from which i make anything else.  Will this "make" try to compile vsftp  ?

thanks

jon

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