How to install FileZilla client in Ubuntu Linux

This tutorial explains how to install FileZilla FTP client in Ubuntu Linux through Ubuntu Software Center and apt-get command step by step. FileZilla is used to transfer files between local computer and remote web server. Learn how to install and update FileZilla with the latest version in Ubuntu.

Installing Filezilla from Ubuntu Software center

Open Ubuntu Software center

ubuntu software center

Search for Filezilla

ubuntu install filezilla search

Select Filezilla from search result list and click on install.

ubuntu install filezilla list

Installation requires authentication. Authenticate with super user password. Super user is the user which we create during the installation of Ubuntu.

Wait until installation completed

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Close Software center once installation finished.

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How to update Filezilla with latest version on Ubuntu

Use command line method if above method does not work for you or you want to update the Filezilla with latest version.

Open terminals and run following command to add Filezilla ppa.

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

ubuntu install filezilla add repository

Press enter to confirm

ubuntu install filezilla add repository confirm

Update repository

sudo apt-get update

ubuntu install filezilla update

To install / update with latest version of Filezilla Run following command

sudo apt-get install filezilla
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How to launch Filezilla in Ubuntu

Click on Dash home button. Type Filezilla in search box

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Click on Filezilla icon to launch FileZilla

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