Does this error come up during installtion, or when you try to start Pureftpd? Are you logged in as root?
Originally Posted by marsvin
Oh it may be important to note, during the aptitude install process I was asked one question not mentioned in the howto, do I want to chroot all users? I answered yes. If I remove the package and reinstall it now, the question doesn't come up any more so I'm not sure how to undo that if it is the problem.
I don't know if this is a problem, you you can run
to change it.