Originally Posted by robertlouwen
Thank you for this !
To me it seemed easier to upload joomla.tar.gz to the website then go to my linux machine do tar xvzf and after that chown.
I go try to unzip joomla.tar.gz first and than upload all files ( takes a little longer but who cares )
Surely you can upload and untar directly on the server.
The only difference is that you have to chown all the files after that to the ftp user and group.