How to: Install Proftpd on Raspberry Pi

Proftpd is a modular FTP server, which has been around for a long time. Probably the most installed FTP server. If you want a FTP server with the most flexible setup, go with this one.

Step 1: Install proftpd

sudo apt-get install proftpd

Step 2: Configure proftpd on Raspberry Pi

sudo nano /etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf

Step 2.1: Examples of changes

ServerName "RasPiServer"

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

Port 21

Step 3: Restart proftpd on Raspberry Pi

sudo service proftpd restart

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