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Old 06-07-2005, 06:19 PM   #1
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first linux ftp

I'm trying to set up my first ftp server using proFTPd.
I'm using the FC3 distro and following the instructions from the following link

I try and put the proftpd tarball into the /usr/src directory as stated in the instructions but the folder has a big red X in it, even though the prior steps change the permissions for me.
The error messages claims i don't have proper permissions.
I've typed everything just as the directions state but it doesn't seem to be working.
Am I missing something? Is there more information i could provide to help me get assitance? Is there some detail missing in the instructions?

Any help appreciated.

Old 06-07-2005, 11:25 PM   #2
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i didnt check the link but, can u move the folder as root? try and move it from a command line as root/'su'.
Old 06-08-2005, 09:37 AM   #3
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thanks i'll try that.
i think i'm just too much of a noob right now and just in way over my head.

i should probably learn the simpler commands before i get this ftp running.

thanks again


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