setting up ftp and sftp servers

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Thu Jun 24 22:57:19 UTC 2010

On Jun 24, 2010, at 6:45 PM, Tim Henderson <bizdev at> wrote:

>> I just fell heir to 2 quad-core Intel Xeon boxes.  So I would like to
>> replace these old servers!  I was looking at Ubuntu's server edition
>> but see that its all command line driven, no GUI.  I was wondering  
>> how
>> complicated it is to add ftp and sftp services to a desktop edition?
> Its easy to add sFTP, SSH, and FTP to either the Server or Desktop
> editions of Ubuntu.  Simple as this really:
> sudo apt-get install openssh-server vsftpd
> Thats it.  The config files or in the /etc directory:
> ssh/sshd_config
> vsftpd.conf
> Tons of good documentation on config options on the web

I know I read the fox, I am dying to try out vsftp and openssh!

A. Jorge Garcia
Applied Math & CS
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