Access denied on /var/www ubuntu server
Posted on 2013-11-07
I'm new to Ubuntu. I needed to setup a LAMP server to do some PHP testing on. Installation went smooth, no problems. So first issue I have, if I use filezilla or Cyberduck to copy files to the /var/www folder I get access denied. I'm using the user id and password I setup during the installation steps, but still no luck. What am I doing wrong. I am able to go in as root on the command line to edit the index.html file. I changed it to index.php with no problem. I used dreamweaver to setup a FTP site and I'm able to see all the directory structure. I am unable to save a file to that folder from dreamweaver. Newbie needs some help. Please keep it simple.....