HOW TO INSTALL FILEZILLA FTP CLIENT (FILEZILLA CLIENT) IN UBUNTU 16.04
In this article we are going to learn How to install Filezilla FTP client (Filezilla Client) in Ubuntu 16.04. Filezilla is a open source FTP client application allows to access FTP Server. It’s an nice light weight application supports protocols like FTP, SFTP..etc…Initially Filezilla was developed by Tim Kosse on year 2001 using C++ programming language and released under GNU GPL license.
Filezilla client comes with various features mentioned below :
- You can filter files and directories by applying required conditions.
- Supports 47+ languages.
- Suppose on daily basis you are working on a directory, then you can bookmark that directory instead of open that directory from it’s actual path every time.
- Supports both type of IP Addresses i.e. IPv4 & IPv6.
- Filezilla client is a cross platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS.
- If you are working on a proxy based internet environment then you can set proxy in the Filezilla client.
- You can work on multiple windows at a time using tabs.
- Transfers data over network securly.
Follow the below steps to install Filezilla FTP client (Filezilla Client) in Ubuntu 16.04
Before start the installation we have to install official PPA repository for filezilla client. So to install the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa # Install PPA repository
After installing the PPA repository let’s update the packages and repository of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command to take effect.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update the Packages & Repositories
Now let’s go ahead and install Filezilla FTP client using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install filezilla # Install Filezilla Client Package Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: filezilla-common libfilezilla0 libpugixml1v5 libwxbase3.0-0v5 libwxgtk3.0-0v5 The following NEW packages will be installed: filezilla filezilla-common libfilezilla0 libpugixml1v5 libwxbase3.0-0v5 libwxgtk3.0-0v5 0 upgraded, 6 newly installed, 0 to remove and 170 not upgraded. Need to get 8,977 kB of archives. After this operation, 36.9 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter "y" to continue the installation
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We have successfully installed the Filezilla FTP client. To confirm the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l filezilla # Confirm the installed Package. Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii filezilla 22.214.171.124-1ubuntu1 amd64 Full-featured graphical FTP/FTPS/SFTP client
Now to open the application just type the command filezilla on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ filezilla # Open the Filezilla Client application
Filezilla FTP Client application version :
You can also open the Filezilla FTP client application using search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the Filezilla FTP client application refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r filezilla # Uninstall the Package (Reading database ... 214018 files and directories currently installed.) Removing filezilla (126.96.36.199-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
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