FTP Server

Raspberry Pi as FTP Server

Here’s a how to on installing VSFTPD on the Raspberry Pi
Open a terminal
sudo bash (Press Enter)
sudo apt-get install vsftpd (Press Enter)

Press Y when prompted

nano /etc/vsftpd.conf (Press Enter)

Edit or uncomment the following lines to secure VSFTPD
Anonymous_enable= NO
Local_enable= YES
Write_enable= YES
Ascii_upload_enable= YES
Ascii_download_enable=Y ES

Press CTRL + O to save

Press CTRL + X to exit

/etc/init.d/vsftpd restart

You are done, now you can reach the FTP server with user "pi"
Note: you will not be able to FTP into the Pi with user "root" for security reasons. So, first you copy your files inside the user "pi" FTP area and then you can copy the files freely with mc (midnight commander). This is a similar program to Total Commander or Windows Commander in MS Windows.

To install midnight commander:

apt-get install mc

and start midnight commander with: