Wednesday, June 29, 2016

How to install FileZilla 3.19.0 released on Ubuntu

FileZilla is a free, cross-platform and full-featured FTP (File Transfer Protocol) solution for the Linux and Open Source ecosystems. It is also compatible with the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.


Features at a glance
The application is easy to use, supports multiple languages, and provides users with support for encrypted file transfers, proxy, MODE Z transfer compression, and speed limits. It can be used to transfer files larger than 4GB, as well as to resume transfers. It supports well known file transfer protocols, including FTP, FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS) and SFTP (SSH FTP). In addition, support for proxy includes SOCKS5, HTTP/1.1 and FTP-proxy.


FileZilla 3.19.0 changelog

    New features:
  •   Building FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla >= 0.5.3 (https://lib.filezilla-project.org/).
    Bugfixes and minor changes:
  •   Fixed context menu in search dialog if not connected to server
  •   OS X, *nix: Fix displayed text in file list status bar if selecting a single item in the file list out of multiple already selected items
 Installation instructions:

 In the official repositories of most Linux distros there is older version. So you will need to add the following repository to install/upgrade to FileZilla 3.19.0.

 Open terminal and insert command line...


$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install filezilla 

Install via package if PPA is not up to date

32bit OS

$ wget http://netix.dl.sourceforge.net/project/filezilla/FileZilla_Client/3.19.0/FileZilla_3.19.0_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2

$ tar -xjvf FileZilla_3.19.0_i586-linux-gnu.tar.bz2

$ sudo rm -rf /opt/filezilla*

$ sudo mv **FileZilla3** /opt/**filezilla3**

$ sudo ln -sf /opt/**filezilla3**/bin/filezilla /usr/bin/filezilla

$ filezilla

64bit OS

$ wget http://netix.dl.sourceforge.net/project/filezilla/FileZilla_Client/3.19.0/FileZilla_3.19.0_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2

$ tar -xjvf FileZilla_3.19.0_x86_64-linux-gnu.tar.bz2

$ sudo rm -rf /opt/filezilla*

$ sudo mv **FileZilla3** /opt/**filezilla3**

$ sudo ln -sf /opt/**filezilla3**/bin/filezilla /usr/bin/filezilla

$ filezilla


Enjoy! I hope this article adding you more clarity.

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