How To Install Filezilla 3.8.1 Ubuntu, Xubuntu and Linux Mint

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FileZilla is a good, open-source FTP client, with support for FTP, SFTP, FTPS. It is also multi-platform, so it can be used on Linux, Windows, Mac or BSD.

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Filezilla features:

  • Easy to use
  • Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
  • Cross-platform. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X and more
  • IPv6 support
  • Powerful Site Manager and transfer queue
  • Bookmarks
  • Drag & drop support
  • Configurable transfer speed limits
  • Filename filters
  • Directory comparison
  • Network configuration wizard
  • Remote file editing
  • Synchronized directory browsing
  • Remote file search
  • In this article I will demonstrate to you you how to install Filezilla 3.7.1.1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint.

    Download FileZilla

    You need to do is download the archive file and extract file using following command:

    # cd /opt
    For 32 bit
    # wget http://nchc.dl.sourceforge.net/project/filezilla/FileZilla_Client/3.8.1/FileZilla_3.8.1_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
    
    64bit
    # wget sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla/files/FileZilla_Client/3.8.1/FileZilla_3.8.1_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
    

    Extract FileZilla

    Extract the archive file using following command.

    # tar -xjvf FileZilla_3.8.1_*-linux-gnu.tar.bz2
    

    Symbolic Link of FileZilla

    To access the filezilla from command we require to create a soft link of filezilla.

    # cd /opt/FileZilla3/bin
    # sudo chmod +x filezilla
    # sudo ln -sf /opt/FileZilla3/bin/filezilla /usr/bin/filezilla
    

    Access FileZilla

    You can access FileZilla using following command:

    # filezilla
    

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