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.


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 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
    # wget

    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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