How to give ftp users access to directories outside their home folder in linux

Situation You are using a webserver like apache2 or lighttpd to host websites under the /var/www directory, and letting your linux users upload and edit the files in their home folder via ftp. Each user use their own domain, and maybe you have set up virtualhosts in apache2. That is a convenient way to host multiple sites for multiple people, but, you may have a problem if you are using the traditional symlink between the two folders; users home

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