Can anyone give me a hand with this?

Wade Smart wadesmart at
Tue Jun 2 13:43:07 UTC 2015

You need to create a user for the account.
Just like when you log into you web server at say
Godaddy, you need a username to log in. Now,
you can use the username password for the
computer but.. I would not.

Registered Linux User: #480675
Registered Linux Machine: #408606
Linux since June 2005

On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 8:35 AM, Dr. Mikeal Hughes <macmikeal at> wrote:
> Now that I have completed the rebuild of the River Country Radio Studio,
> this last week I am ready to tackle the project of why I am unable to FTP or
> SFTP into my site. The server is setting in my closet behind me. I just
> tried to transfer a file from my documents on this computer to my site
> through FileZilla and get this message -
> /var/www/ open for write: permission
> denied
> Error: File transfer failed
> Any help ideas of what to do appreciated. my user name is macmike and I can
> sudo on in terminal mode. I also can't log in via FileZilla as root.
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