Install vsftpd version 3 to fix writable root error OOPS 500

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Install vsftpd v3 via repo

echo "deb jessie main contrib non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
apt-get update
apt-get install -y --force-yes vsftpd

If the post-setup script fails, delete it so it doesn’t keep bothering you

cd /var/lib/dpkg/info && rm vsftpd.postinst

Allow writable chroot

echo "allow_writeable_chroot=YES" >> /etc/vsftpd.conf
service vsftpd restart

Or via package (no instructions)

Other config I use for first-time setup


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