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Raspberry PI as FTP Server
Here’s a how to on installing VSFTPD on the Raspberry Pi

Open a terminal

Type:
sudo bash (Press Enter)
sudo apt-get install vsftpd (Press Enter)

Press Y when prompted

Type: 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=YES

Press CTRL + O to save

Press CTRL + X to exit

Type: /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: mc