Monthly Archives: November 2012

How to setup vsftpd FTP with SSL on Ubuntu 12.04

This tutorial teaches you, how to setup vsftpd server on Linux based dedicated Web server. The tutorial also teaches you how to add the ftp users and lock the directory to individual users(In this scenario,lock the users into their individual web directory).

In Ubuntu 12.04, vsftpd with chrooted users gives the following error message:

500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot ()

To overcome this problem, we need to add the following vsftpd PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thefrontiergroup/vsftpd

Updates the local repository (package list):

sudo apt-get update

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sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found on Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 doesn’t have the package, which allows us to add the ppa link in apt and produces the following error:

The solution is really simple, just install the python-software-properties package, by executing:

sudo apt-get install python-software-properties

After that, we can easily add any ppa link:

Hope this will help you!

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Enjoy :-)

How to convert PPK file to ssh remote server in ubuntu

To convert the ppk file into openssh standard, we need to install the puttygen tool:

sudo apt-get install putty

Here is the ppk key that we want to convert:

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Backup MySQL Database to Dropbox Using Backup Box

In this tutorial, we’ll learn that how we can take the backup of database using the tool named My Backup Box, which is nothing but just a website that is used to help transferring files between different services.

Create a free account using this link:

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