How to Install FTP Server in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

FTP or File Transfer Protocol servers allow you to share or host data on your computer that might be too large to transfer through an email.

Here I am discussing how to install an FTP server in your home/office network so that you can easily share files from the server to the other computers.

There are a lot of Linux based FTP servers like ProFTPD, Pure-FTPd, vsftpd etc. I prefer vsftpd.


vsftpd – Very Secure FTP daemon is the default FTP server in the Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, NimbleX, Slackware and RHEL Linux distributions.

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phpmyadmin missing mbstring extension

After upgrading ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS, when I tried to access phpmyadmin through the browser, it started showing an error as shown below.


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