I have set up fck fine on several sites, using the file manager, and zhuos imagemanager.
I'm struggling with a test site right now, that has a temporary domain name that is constructed as:
is it possible that the ~ (tilde) is causing the basedir etc to get confused? I can't see any other difference between sites that have fck working well, and this one (yes, I have set connectors as I would expect them to be set; set php as the FileBrowserLanguage; set to true, all the things like LinkBrowser; emptied cache to make sure old settings are not being cached)
file / image upload with directory name tilde