How to Install Monsta FTP on Ubuntu

r00t January 10, 2018

Install Monsta FTP on Ubuntu

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Monsta FTP on Ubuntu 16.04. We will also install and configure its prerequisites. Monsta FTP is an open source (free to use) web-based file manager for your website or server which connects you via FTP to to any distant Server, so that you can upload, download and edit files in your browser. Login Upload Video upload Rename Overview Monsta FTP is released Under the GNU General

I recommend to use a minimal Ubuntu server setup as a basis for the tutorial, that can be a virtual or a root server image with an Ubuntu 16.04 minimal install from a web hosting company or you use our minimal server tutorial to install a server from scratch.

Install Monsta FTP on Ubuntu

Step 1. First, ensure your system and apt package lists are fully up-to-date by running the following:

apt-get update -y
apt-get upgrade -y

Step 2. Installing LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04.

You should check out this LAMP stack install tutorial for Ubuntu 16.04, if you haven’t installed LAMP yet.

Step 3. Installing Monsta FTP.

First, download the file directly from Monsta FTP:

wget -O

Once unzipped, move the mftp directory into your web directory:

mv mftp /var/www/html

Step 4. Accessing Monsta FTP.

Now you can access the Monsta FTP, You’ll then open your web browser and access your install from If you have not yet set up a domain for your server or do not have one, you can access your site via its IP address:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully install and configured Monsta FTP on your Ubuntu 16.04 server. Thanks for using this tutorial installing Monsta FTP server on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) system.

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