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FTP server on Ubuntu

I write this post more as a reminder for myself than as a generic tutorial. Anyway, it is about a precise FTP server configuration on Ubuntu that might or might not be useful for other people. It is just useful in the environment I am using (web server, just one Unix user, some FTP accounts). Here we go:

The server that I’ve used in several cases, and which I prefer just because it is simple enough to have it running quickly, is VSFTP (Very Simple FTP). It works in integration with the machine’s users so that we only need to add users to the server in order to have them available for the FTP daemon.  Once the server is installed, a few configurations must be done. In file /etc/vsftpd.conf:

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