[Samba] Lighttpd + Samba for read/write?

Erwan Leroux erwan.lerou at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 07:31:33 MDT 2011

2011/8/1 Gilles <gilles.ganault at free.fr>:
> On Mon, 01 Aug 2011 08:03:11 -0500, Stan Hoeppner
> <stan at hardwarefreak.com> wrote:
>>> By default, /var/www is owned by root.root, while Samba tutorials I
>>> read usually prefer to use nobody.nogroup.
>>You sure about that?  On Debian the owner of /var/www is www-data.
>>Ubuntu is derived directly from Debian.  I'd be surprised if it's that
> Yes, it is (installed through apt-get):

I think most of the tutorials advise you to change from the default
root:root to www-data:www-data on this folder because this way you
have a user dedicated to the web server.

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