If you are trying to set up file sharing from the internet or a client like filezilla from and to your website or local server...this is for you

http://www.howtoforge.com/virtual-ho...ql-ubuntu-7.10

works like a charm in Ubuntu 8.04 also after much grief trying to get vsftpd to work.....which needs Berkeley's db3_load in order for pam to read the data correctly and it is no longer available in the rpms...you can search online and try to compile from source and be very frustrated if you are a newbie like me..or just follow this how to ..to a very happy result!
Neil