This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
Looks like you're running gssftpd, which requires authentication beyond username/password. If you have admin right on the Fedora box (and it looks like you do, since you're trying to log in as root) then check out this page: